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Hello! Happy Monday September 18th, 2017.

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Happy Monday! Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Monday September 18th, 2017.

On this date in what year of the 60’s did ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ debut on US television? In 1939, on this date, Gerry Harvey was born in Springwood New South Wales. Since 1997 he has been Executive Chairman of what Australian company, which he co-founded with Ian Norman? On this date in 1970 Jimi Hendrix, vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist died, at what age? His constant touring and recording sessions combined with abuse of alcohol and drugs took their toll on Jimi.



On this date in what year of the 60’s did ‘The Addams Family’ debut on US television? In 1974, on this date, Radio & Television licences were abolished where?  Actress Jada Pinkett was born in Baltimore Maryland on this date in 1971. She is married to what fellow US acyor? On this date in 1948 Australian businessman Christopher Skase was born in Melbourne. He died aged at what age in 2001? On this date in 1968 ‘The Monkees’ started an Aussie tour with 2 concerts at ‘Festival Hall’ where?


On this date in 1973 Aussie athlete Louise Sauvage was born in Perth, WA. Louise won Gold Medals at the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Paralympics in what events?  On this date 1851 ‘The New York Times’ was first published. In 1940, on this date, Aussie singer Lonnie Lee was born in Rowena, NSW. He had 2 big hits in 1960, ‘Starlight, Starbright’, and what other song? On this date in 1939 US singer & actor Frankie Avalon was born in Philadelphia. He is 78 today.