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JK Rowling marries at Killechassie House 26th December
Musician Annie Lennox is born 25th December
Musician Ricky Ross is born 22nd December
First episode of Rab C Nesbitt broadcast
Madonna and Guy Ritchie marry in Scotland
Sherlock Holmes inspiration born in Edinburgh 2nd December
Comedian Billy Connolly is born 24th November
Scottish spy James Bond is born 11th November
Singer Sharleen Spiteri is born 7th November
Singer Lulu is born 3rd November
James Bond actor Sean Connery dies 31st October
Opera singer Anne Sharp is born 24th October
Vet ‘James Herriot’ is born 3rd October
Rod Stewart opens the SSE Hydro 30th September
First episode of River City broadcast 24th September
Inspector Rebus retires… for a while 6th September
Taggart arrives on British screens
Author MC Beaton is born 10th June
Taggart actor Mark McManus dies 6th June
Crime writer Val McDermid is born 4th June
Braveheart opens in cinemas 18th May
Author JM Barrie is born 9th May
Deacon Blue releases its debut album 1st May
Skiffle singer Lonnie Donegan is born 29th April
Rebus author Ian Rankin is born 28th April
First episode of Rebus is shown on ITV 26th April
Rebus actor John Hannah is born 23rd April
Actor David Tennant is born 18th April
Actor Robert Carlyle is born in Glasgow 14th April
The Proclaimers are born in Leith 5th March
Elvis visits Scotland 3rd March
Singer Olive Rae makes her London debut 27th February
JK Rowling finishes last Harry Potter novel in an Edinburgh hotel 11th January
Musician Rod Stewart is born 10th January
Dr Finlay creator AJ Cronin dies 6th January