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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?

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