Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’
for Wednesday September 13th, 2017.
On this date in what year was Zak Starkey born in London, England? He is the eldest son of Ringo, of Beatles fame, and a drummer just like his famous dad. He has played drums for ‘The Who’ since 1996, has drummed for Oasis, and also toured with his dad’s ‘All-Starr Band’. In 1944 the former member of ‘Chicago’, Peter Cetera was born where? The former bass player and vocalist had his first solo hit in 1986 with what song?
On this date in 1954 Aussie singer and author Stephen Cummings was born where? He is 63 today. Today Stephen writes commercial jingles as well as other things. He wrote the jingle ‘I Feel Better Now’ for what organization? On this date in 1931 Aussie athlete Marjorie Jackson-Nelson was born where? In 1952 she became the first Australian woman to win a game’s gold medal, eventually taking her tally to six at Commonwealth and Olympic Games. On this date in what year did Aussie tennis champion Pat Rafter win his second consecutive ‘US Open’?
On this date in 2001 what Aussie company was placed in voluntary administration? In 1969, on this date, Aussie cricketer Shane Warne was born in Upper Ferntree Gully, in what state? In 1979 the television series ‘Benson’ began in US, and 5 years earlier on this date ‘The Rockford Files’, starring James Garner, commenced on US television. On this date in 1956 Australian photographer Anne Geddes was born here in Queensland, she currently lives in what US city?