Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Wednesday June `3th, 2018.
All the answers after 9 this morning on the show.
On this date in 1923 Vegemite was introduced onto the retail market. Invented by Fred Walker of Melbourne it used surplus brewer’s yeast from Carlton & United Breweries. On this date in 1969 Mick Jones joined The Rolling Stones. On this date in 1949 Red Symons was born in England. Red played guitar with which legendary Aussie rock band?
On this date in 1927 Aussie country music legend Slim Dusty was born in Kempsey, NSW. He died aged 76 in 2003. On this date in 1825 The Safety Pin was patented by Walter Hunt. On this date in 2012 Aussie Jazz musician Graeme Bell died aged 97. On this date in 2016 what Aussie singer topped the album charts with ‘Soul Searchin’’, his 11th number one album?
On this date in 1927 Aussie model and successful businesswoman June Dally-Watkins was born in Sydney. She is 91 today. On this date in 1926 US comedian and actor Paul Lynde was born in Ohio. He died aged 55 in 1982.He is best remembered as Uncle Arthur in Bewitched. On this date in 2014 Aussie singer Jim Keays died aged 67. He had battled cancer for 7-years. What band was Jim the lead singer of?