In what year did the BBC broadcast its first regular colour television programme?

  • 1959
  • 1971
  • 1967 correct

    BBC 2 aired the 1967 Wimbledon Tennis Championships in colour on July 1. Twelve days earlier, The Beatles appeared in a famous international broadcast singing "All You Need Is Love" for the first time. Although it would be colourized later, the original performance was in black and white. Source: Rolling Stone, BBC, TheBeatles.com

  • 1969
  • ON A DAY
    LIKE TODAY
    01/22
  • Fact of the day

  • FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more