NICE LITTLE NUMBER CHILDREN IN NEED

NICE LITTLE NUMBER

CHILDREN IN NEED

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 16th November 2018

1              1980 November 21 the first episode:                                                             

2              300 minutes duration of each episode                                                           

3              39 the number of years Children in Need held                                                             

4              £972 million Since the first major Appeal in 1980 BBC Children in Need has raised over £972 million to help make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people around the UK.              

5              29 Children In Need singles                                                              

6              1985 the year of the first Children In Need Single                                                       

7              £60.7 million raised in 2017 the highest ever raised in Children In Need                                                

8              £1million The amount raised in the first Children in Need Appeal in 1980                                            

9              35 years from 1980 to 2014 Children in Need was hosted by Sir Terry Wogan                                    

10           £1,143 18s 3d  The amount raised in 1927 The year the BBC first made a radio appeal for cash to help kids.                                                           

11           6,000 The number of volunteers across the country taking calls tonight, working through until 2am. Some 53 businesses have allowed the charity to use their offices as make-shift call centres.           

12           1955 The first TV appeal hosted by Sooty and puppeteer Harry Corbet                                                               

13           2,700The number of projects around the country that Children In Need funds.                                                 

14           10.49 million Largest TV viewingaudience in 2003                                                            

15           3,000 approximate number of projects supported by Children in Need every year                                                             

16. £1billion+ Should be the total amount raised since 1980 for Children in Need

                The best selling Children in Need singles in order:                                                        

                TITLE/  ARTIST /YEAR  /  PEAK  Notes  

1              PERFECT DAY   LOU REED & VARIOUS ARTISTS 1997      1              1.54m copies (£2m)

2              HOW LONG WILL I LOVE YOU    ELLIE GOULDING 2013  3              770,000 copies

3              NEVER HAD A DREAM COME TRUE         S CLUB 7 2000   1             

4              THE OFFICIAL BBC CHILDREN IN NEED MEDLEY  PETER KAY’S ANIMATED ALL STAR BAND 2009 1        452,000 copies

5              HAVE YOU EVER              S CLUB 7 2001   1             

6              LOVE YOU MORE             JLS 2010               1             

7              ESPECIALLY FOR YOU   DENISE & JOHNNY 1998                3             

8              I’M YOUR MAN  SHANE RICHIE                 2003       2             

9              TAKE ME HOME               JESS GLYNNE     2015       6             

10           I’LL STAND BY YOU        GIRLS ALOUD    2004       1              235,000 copies

11           LOVE ME             MARTINE MCCUTCHEON 1999    6           

12           WAKE ME UP GARETH MALONE’S ALL STAR CHOIR        2014       1             

13           SOMETHING NEW            GIRLS ALOUD    2012       2             

14           DON’T LET ME DOWN/YOU AND I              WILL YOUNG 2002           2             

15           DOWNTOWN      EMMA BUNTON 2006     3             

16           A NIGHT TO REMEMBER              LIBERTY X 2005 6           

17           HEADLINES (FRIENDSHIP NEVER ENDS) SPICE GIRLS    

                                                                                      2007 11           176,000 copies

18           DO YA/STAY WITH ME  MCFLY 2008      18          

19           TEARDROP         THE COLLECTIVE  2011                24          

20           WHEN CHILDREN RULE THE WORLD     RED HILL CHILDREN    

1996       40          

21           ALL WE NEEDED              CRAIG DAVID    2016       42          

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

If your dreams don’t scare you they are not big enough

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…donating to Children in Need

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Bloke came in the bar last night and tried to sell me 8 venison legs for £75, I thought nah, it’s too deer.

LOVE IS…

Love is… Counting your blessings

TRACK OF THE DAY

Perfect Day – LOU REED & VARIOUS ARTISTS

Highest Chart Position: No.1 29th November 1997

WHAT DAY IS IT?

Friday 16th November 2018

Children in Need Day

My Mum’s Birthday

Button Day

Fast Food Day

International Day For Tolerance

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