- January: The Gibb Family moves to Manchester. Barry moves in with his father and family, while Lesley, Maurice, and Robin move in with their mother and family.
- January 24: Barry begins at Manley Park Junior school
- September: The Gibbs are reunited and move into the second floor of a boarding house at 161 Withington Road in Whalley Range
- September 5: Lesley and Barry begin at Oswald Road Junior School
- December: Barry is hit by a car