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Happy Monday February 12th, 2018!

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

 

All the answers after 9 this morning!

 

On this date in 1929 John Knight, better known to us as Dr. James Wright, was born here in Queensland in what town? He is 89 today. Dr. James Wright starred on ‘The Mike Walsh Show’ from what year?  He also guest starred on ‘The Midday Show’, and ‘Today Tonight’. On this date in 1970 John Lennon performed what song on Britain’s Pop Television show – ‘Top of The Pops’.

 

On this date in what year was Aussie actress Sigrid Thornton born in Canberra?  Sigrid was at one time based in Hollywood. She has appeared in many movies and television series including ABV TV’s ‘Sea Change’. On this date in what year did ‘U2’ hold a press conference in a K-Mart store’s Lingerie department in Manhattan to announce it’s ‘Pop Mart Tour’ of the world set to start in Las Vegas on April 25 of that year?

 

On this date in 1915 Actor Lorne Greene was born where? The star of ‘Bonanza’ also starred in the television series ‘Battlestar Galatica’. He also had one hit song in the USA titled what in what year?  He died aged 72 in 1987. On this date in 1939 Ray Manzarek keyboard play with what group was born in Illinios. He died aged 74 in 2013. He took over as lead vocalist of the group when Jim Morrison died in 1971.  

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