Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars Quizzes’ for Wednesday May 16th, 2018.
All the answers after 9 this morning.
On this date in 2010 the second Gateway Bridge opened in Brisbane. On this date in 1959 Gold Coast was proclaimed a city. On this date in 1933 the idea for a Drive-In Cinema was patented. On this date in 1953 actor Pierce Brosnan was born in Ireland. He played James Bond 4 Bond flicks. On this date in 1966 what US singer was born in Gary Indiana, the USA?
On this date in 1945 UK songwriter & producer Nicky Chinn was born in Bristol, England. He teamed with Queenslander Mike Chapman to write and producer numerous hit songs for Suzi Quatro, Smokie, Sweet, and many others. On this date in 1891 Spam was introduced to the public. It is most popular in Hawaii. On this date in 1953 Richard Page was born in Iowa. He was the lead singer and bassist for what US band that had numerous hits in 80’s.
On this date in 1929 The Academy Awards were held for the first time. On this date in 2000 Suzie O’Neill became our greatest Gold Medal winner in Australian Swimming history when she won the 200 metre freestyle Gold, her 34th National Title. On this date in 1968 what US singer songwriter recorded ‘Polk Salad Annie’?