Latest News

shoutout.jpg

Good Morning! Welcome to your first 'Wide Bay Today' for 2017!

shirley

Billy Healy’s Wide Bay Today Classic Calendars for Tuesday January 03, 2017.

On this date in 1956 Elvis appeared in Boonesville Virginia. Elvis was still just a regional star however, by the end of that year he had become a national sensation recording how many albums which include Blue Suede Shoes, and Heartbreak Hotel?  He had also played over 100 concerts and appeared on national television 11 times. To top off 1956 ‘The King’ also signed a 7 year movie contract with ‘Paramount Pictures’.

On this date in 1955 Aussie radio host, television newsreader, and singer Denis Walter was born in where in Victoria?  US born Aussie actor and director Mel Gibson was born where in The USA on this date in 1956?  ‘The Queensland Tennis’ Centre was opened in Brisbane, on this date in what year?  In 1963 The Beatles started their first tour of where, as headline act?

On this date in what year in the 60’s did Carl Wilson, of The Beach Boys’ refuse to be drafted by the US Army saying he was a conscientious objector?  On this date in 1990 Victoria recorded its hottest day in 51 years when Mildura recorded a maximum of what?  In 1888, on this date, the first ever drinking straw was patented by US man Marvin C Stone. It was made of what? In 1952, on yesterday’s date, Graeme ‘Shirley’ Strachan, of Skyhooks fame, was born in East Malvern, Victoria. He died aged in what year when he crashed the helicopter he was flying near Kilcoy here in Queensland. He had been a light plane pilot since when?

You may also like...

Bundaberg Model Train Expo

Bundaberg Model Train Expo

Model Train exhibition of layouts, retail and trade hobby stands, and free U-drive layout for children to have a turn at driving a model train....

It's Friday. Welcome to another 'Wide Bay Today'.

It's Friday. Welcome to another 'Wide Bay Today'.

Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Friday March 24, 2017. On this date in what year did Elvis Presley report to the...

Lindsay Lohan to host new reality TV series

Lindsay Lohan to host new reality TV series

The once troubled actress announced on Tuesday that she’s preparing to launch a new prank reality TV series, The Anti-Social Network. The...

Hello! Welcome to 'Wide Bay Today' for Thursday March 23, 2017.

Hello! Welcome to 'Wide Bay Today' for Thursday March 23, 2017.

Wide Bay Today Classic Calendars for Thursday March 23, 2017. On this date in what year, at a ceremony held at ‘The Playhouse Theatre in London...