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Happy Thursday September 13th, 2018.


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Welcome to your ‘Wide Bay Today’ Classic Calendars & Quizzes’ for Thursday September 13th, 2018.


On this date 1969 Aussie cricket legend Shane Warne was born in Ferntree Gully, Victoria. On this date in 2001 Ansett Airlines was placed in voluntary administration. On this date in 1996 ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ debuted on US television. On this date in 1941 David Clayton- Thomas was born in Surry, England. He was the lead singer of what nine-piece US band of the late sixties & early seventies?


On this date in 1998 ‘Phantom of The Opera’ ended its 8-year tour of Australia and New Zealand with its 3,073rd performance in Perth, WA. On this date in 1965 Ringo Starr’s son Zak Starkey was born in London, England. Zak is also a drummer who has played with ‘Oasis’, ‘The Who’, and his dad’s ‘All Star Band’. On this date in 1944 Peter Cetera was born in Chicago. Peter is the former bass player of what US band?


On this date in 1998 Pt Rafter won his second consecutive US Open Tennis title. On this date in 1939 the world’s first practical helicopter, the VS-300, flew over Connecticut. On this date in 1971 Stella McCartney, fashion designer, and daughter of Sir Paul McCartney, was born in Liverpool, England. On this date in 1944 Aussie surfer Bernard ‘Midget’ Farrelly was born in Sydney. He died aged 71 in 2016. On this date in 1954 Aussie singer and author Steven Cummings was born in Melbourne. He was the lead vocalist of what Aussie band?