Welcome to your ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars & Quizzes’ for Thursday July 12th, 2018.
Billy Healy has all the quiz answers after 9am today.
On this date in 1954 a 19-year old Elvis Presley signed a recording contract with Sun Records. On the same day he resigned from his day job at The Crown Electric Company as a delivery driver. On this date in 1976 former AFL player Shane Woewoden was born in Western Australia. He won The Brownlow Medal in 2000. On this date in 1962 what US singer was number one with the Don Gibson country song ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’?
On this date in 1970 Aussie actor Jason Simmons was born in Hobert, Tasmania. Luke played the role of Logan Fowler in the television series ‘Baywatch’. On this date in 1992 ‘Totally Wild’ started on Network Ten. Ranger Stacey is the only original cast member still with the show. On this date in 1943 what vocalist keyboard player was born in Lancashire, England?
On this date in 1992 Pizza Hut banned smoking in all its 180 Australian Restaurants. On this date in 1948 Aussie Blues vocalist Matt Taylor was born in Brisbane. On this date in 1859 the first ever Aussie Rules match was played at the MCG between Melbourne and South Yarra. He had a solo hit in 1974 with ‘I Remember When I Was Young’. He was also lead singer with Blues Outfit ‘Chain’. On this date in 1950 what US drummer was born in Brooklyn, New York. He died aged 41 in 1991.