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It's Tuesday August 02, 2016. Welcome to another Wide Bay Today!


Wide Bay Today Classic Claendars for Tuesday August 02/16.


On this date in 1927 the first Royal Flying Doctor Service took place when a man with a fractured spine & pelvis was flown from Mt Isa to what town? In 1968, on this date, who replaced Gordon Chalk as Premier of Queensland?  On this date in 1971 the television series ‘Spyforce’ starring Jack Thompson and who else debuted on the 9 network?   In 1957 the official ‘Elvis Presley Fan Club’ was incorporated where?



On this date in 1962 Robert Zimmerman changed his name to what? In 1973, on this date, Susan O’Neill was born in Mackay. She won Gold Medals at the Sydney & Atlanta Olympic Games, as well as how many ‘Commonwealth Games’ medals?  Madam Butterfly is 43 today. On this date in 1932 actor Peter O’Toole was born where? He died aged 81, 3 years ago. On this date in 1964 ‘The Beatles’, supported by what band appeared in concert at Bournemouth?



On this date in 1976 ‘Flashez’ debuted on ABC television. The pop music show, hosted by what Aussie singer? It lasted how long?  In 1968, on this date, ‘The Doors’ started a 2 week stay on the US charts with what song?  It was the group’s second US number one! The band scored a total 8 US top 40 hits between 1967 and 1971. In 1970, on this date, Elvis Presley scored a number one hit with his version of ‘The Wonder of You’. It was the King’s 16th UK number 1. The original version was recorded by Ray Peterson in what year? It was a top ten US hit. All the answers after 8.30 this morning, and until noon, cheers, Billy Healy.