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Happy Friday January 12th, 2018!

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Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Friday January 12th, 2018!

I will have all the answers after 9 this morning!


On this date in 1979 Tiny Tim sang non-stop for 2 hours 15 minutes where here in Australia?  He broke that record in 1992 at The Brighton Festival in England, however by how much I do not know. On this date in 1957 Elvis recorded what hit song?  In 1964 on this date ‘The Beatles’ appeared on UK television for a fee of 1,000 pounds. Just a few months earlier it was just how much?  They sang ‘Money’, ‘Twist & Shout’, & ‘All My Loving’.


On this date in 1951 US actress Kirsty Alley was born in Wichita, Kansas. Kirsty starred along Ted Danson in what television series?  She also starred in her own series titled what? She also appeared in the ‘Whose Talking’ series of films. On this date in 1965 ‘Dr Who’ debuted on ABW-2 Perth. ‘Dusty – The Original Pop Diva’, written by John Michael Howson and starring Tamsin Carroll, opened in Melbourne on this date in what year?


On this date in 2003 Maurice Gibb, of ‘The Bee Gees’ died at what age? He had a heart attack soon after a stomach operation. It was said, at the time, by a former press agent that Maurice suffered from alcoholism and that this had contributed to his death. On this date in what year of the 60’s did ‘Batman’ starring Adam West and Burt Ward commence on US television?  On this date in 2014 ‘Beautiful – The Carole King Musical’ opened where?

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