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Happy Tuesday October 10th, 2017!

Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Tuesday October 10th, 2017.


On this date in 1991 Aussie singer Gabriella Cilmi was born in Dandenong, in which Australian state?  She made number one in 2008 with her debut single ‘Sweet About Me’. In 1954, on this date, David Lee Roth was born in what city in Indiana?  He is the former lead vocalist of Van Halen’, and had a successful solo career. In 1984, shortly after departing ‘Van Halen’ he had a hit with the revival of ‘The Beach Boys’ song ‘California Girls’.


On this date in 2003 Mathew Hayden scored a test cricket record how many runs beating the previous record by 10 runs held by West Indies star batsman Brian Lara? He made the record on the WACCA in Perth against Zimbabwe. On this date, in what year of the 50’s, did ’77 Sunset Strip’ debut on US television?


On this date in 1963 Aussie Rules legend Roy Cazaly died at what age? In 1958, on this date, ’77 Sunset Strip’ debuted on US television. Ringo Starr announced via his website that he would no longer give autographs, on this date in what year? On this date in 1994 Sir Richard Branson launched ‘Virgin Cola’ in the UK. On this date in the 1960’s ‘Barbarella’, starring Jane Fonda, opened in US cinemas.