Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Tuesday June 12th, 2018.
All the answers after 9am today on ‘Wide Bay Today’.
On this date in 1902 Women in Australia were given the right to vote. On this date in 1930 US actor & singer Jim Nabors was born in Alabama. He died aged 87 in 2017. Jim is best loved for his role as Gomer Pyle in ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and ‘Gomer Pyle USMC’. He had a huge hit here in 1967 with ‘The Impossible Dream’. On this date in 1963 ‘The Beach Boys’ recorded what song?
On this date in 1963 Warwick Capper was born in Victoria. The former AFL player kicked a season best 103 goals in 1987. He played for ‘The Sydney Swans’ and ‘The Brisbane Bears’. On this date in 1991 Boris Yeltsin became Russia’s first popularly elected leader in 1,000 years of ‘The Russian Republic’. On this date in 1941 UK singer Reg Presley was born in Hampshire, England. Reg died aged 71 in 2013. He was the lead singer of what UK band?
On this date in 1965 ‘The Beatles’ were each awarded an MBE by ‘The Queen’. On this date in 1924 George Bush senior was born in Milton. Massachusetts. He is 94 today. His wife Barbara died in April this year at the age of 92. On this date in 1938 Aussie actor Tom Oliver was born in Hampshire, England. He is best known for playing Lou Carpenter in ‘Neighbours’. On this date in 1953 what US singer songwriter was born in Memphis? He is 65 today.