Good Morning! Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Tuesday September 12th, 2017.
On this date in 1977 Aussie television game show host Grant Denyer was born where in NSW? He won the 4th series of ‘Dancing With The Stars’. Grant is also a motor racing driver winning the 2016 Australian Endurance Championship. In 1957, on this date, Aussie actress Rachel Ward was born where? She is married to fellow actor Bryan Brown.
On this date in 1954 Aussie singer Christie Allen was born where? She died aged 53 in 2008. She had 2 top ten hits here in Australia both in what year of the 70’s, ‘Goose Bumps’ and ‘He’s My Number One’? US singer Maria Muldaur was born on this date in New York City. She had her biggest hit in 1974 with what song? On this date in 1987 ‘Burke’s Backyard’ began on what network with Don Burke?
On this date in 1948 Aussie cricket legend Max Walker was born in where? Max died aged 68 in 2016. He was also an Aussie Rules player with what club? He began his media career in 1981. Max died of myeloma last year after a 3 year fight with the cancer. On this date in 1944 US singer, songwriter and producer Barry White was born where in Texas? He died aged 58 in 2003. In 1978 on this date the historical television drama ‘Against The Wind’ starring Jon English began. It was the first Australian television production to air where?