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Happy Wednesday October 11th, 2017!

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Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Wednesday October 11th, 2017.

On this date in 1932 Barry Jones, Aussie politician and former high school teacher, who became television’s biggest money winner on the quiz show ‘Pick A Box’ when he won almost $60,000 during the 60’s, was born where in Victoria? On this date in 1943 English actor John Nettles was born in Cornwall, England. He starred the 80’s television series ‘Bererac’, and from 1995 until 2011 at DCI Tom Barnaby in 81 episodes of what television series? Daryl Hall, of Hall & Oates is what age today?


On this date in 1956 Australia scored just 80 runs against Pakistan, the lowest run total for a test match in one day up to that time. Airline Meals were served for the first time on a flight from London to where on this date in 1919? On this date in 1952 Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield started doing what together? On this date in 1928 the Morris Minor car was released by ‘Morris Motor’s in the UK. Daryl Hall, of Hall & Oates, was born on this date in 1946 in Philadelphia.


On this date in 1852 The University of Sydney was inaugurated. It is our first university. On this date in what year did Craig Lowndes & Jamie Whincup win their third consecutive Bathurst 1,000 at Mt Panorama? In 2004, on this date, Delta Goodrem’s single ‘Out of The Blue’ was released. It made number one in its first week of release.   It got to what position on the UK charts?  Daryl Hall, Daryl Hohl, was born in Philadelphia, on this date in 1946 making him 71 today.