Welcome to Billy Healy’s ‘Wide Bay Today’ ‘Classic Calendars’ for Monday July 17th, 2017.
On this date in what year was Glen Campbell’s Aussie tour cancelled due to his ill health? In 1946, on this date, Petula Clark, at what tender age, made her television debut in the UK series ‘Cabaret’? On this date in 1959 US singer Billie Holiday died aged 43. She died due to what illness? In 1967, on this date, ‘The Beatles’ released ‘All You Need Is Love/Baby You’re A Rich Man’ in the USA. It is ‘The Beatles’ what number, number one?
On this date in 1971 John and Yoko appeared on what UK television talk show? John criticised the British press for saying Yoko was what, and was to blame for the breakup of ‘The Beatles’. US actress Lucie Arnaz, daughter to Lucille Ball, was born in Los Angeles on this date in what year? On this date in 1955 ‘Disneyland’ open where in California? In 1975, on this date ‘Bob Marley & The Wailers’ played the first of two gigs in what UK city?
On this date in 1952 US singer Nicolette Larson was born in Helena, Montana. She died at what age in the late 90’s? She sang back-up for Neil Young as well as having a solo career. She scored a worldwide hit with his composition ‘Lotta Love’. On this date in 1952 US actor David Hasselhoff was born in Balitmore, Maryland. He starred in ‘Knight Rider’ and what series set on a beach in a bay?