5 NEED-TO-KNOWS TODAY
1 to watch
Bradley and Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad, ITCV/STV, 8pm: Father and son on a European adventure in Germany.
1 to know...
Thomas Hardy, one of the greates English poets and novelists, died in his native Dorset aged 87 on January 11, 1928.
1 to answer
Who gave birth to the first surviving sextuplets who were born in South Africa on January 11, 1974? Answer above right.
Arthur Scargill, miners’ union leader, pictured, 83; Ben Crenshaw, golfer, 69; Bryan Robson, football, 64; Mary J Blige, rap singer, 50.
1 to listen to
The Infinite Monkey Cage, Radio 4, 4.30pm: Brian Cox and Robin Ince kick off a new series with a look at flies.