Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Thursday June 14th, 2018.
All the answers to the quizzes after 9 this morning.
On this date in 1937 Aussie radio & television presenter Brian Bury was born in Sydney, NSW. He retired from radio in 2003. He worked for the Nine Network for 30-years and is best known as the weather presenter for The Today Show. On this date in 1834 Sandpaper was patented by Isaac Fischer of Vermont in the USA. On this date in 1961 what UK singer was born in Kent, England?
On this date in 1991 Aussie businessman Christopher Skase declared himself bankrupt, claiming debts of 172 million dollars, and assets of just $5,000. On this date in 1963 Aussie iron man champion Grant Kenny was born in Maryborough. At the age of 16 he became the first winner of both the Junior and Senior Australian Man Events. On this date in 1965 The Beatles recorded what song?
On this date in 1961 US country music star Patsy Cline was seriously injured in a car crash. On this date in 1931 Aussie actor & radio & television star Ross Higgins was born in Sydney, NSW. Ross is best remembered and loved for his role as Ted Bullpitt in the television series ‘Kingswood Country’. He sang the well-known Mr Sheen TV commercial. On this date in 2012 which member of The Beatles birthplace was saved in Liverpool after it was due to be demolished?