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An Update from Jenny

Good Morning Curtin friends,

Just wish to say how much I am missing being on air…but out of action for a awhile….

Having a wonderful time at our 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner in October…only to take an embarrassing fall in front of over 300 people…had to go to hospital with a dislocated and fractured shoulder….hurt a bit……and after 3 weeks told Ihad to have an urgent surgery to regain strength back in my right arm…

I can’t drive and very frustrated having to […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:42:04+00:00 November 12th, 2016|The Afternoon Show|

Hello friends of Curtin Radio……I’m missing being on air very…

Hello friends of Curtin Radio……I’m missing being on air very much.A huge thanks to Mike Tingle for the great job he has been doing and I know that you are enjoying his programme…I had a heavy fall at our 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner, which was just marvellous until I fell in front of so many people…It should be illegal for ageing radio presenters to get on the dance floor….I dislocated and fractured my shoulder….have to do it well, if your […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:42:10+00:00 November 12th, 2016|Show Summary, The Afternoon Show|

PETER’S DIARY – 1880

FRIDAY 11 NOVEMBER – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1880 – Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged at Melbourne Gaol.

1918 – World War I: Germany signs an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car in the forest of Compiègne, France. The fighting officially ends at 11:00 a.m., (the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month) and this is commemorated annually with a two-minute silence. The war officially ends on the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on 28 […]

By | 2017-01-31T11:56:40+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Peter's Diary, The Morning Show, Uncategorized|

PETER’S DIARY – 1871

THURSDAY 10 NOVEMBER – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1871 – Henry Morton Stanley locates missing explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika, famously greeting him with the words, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”

1918 – The Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, receives a top-secret coded message from Europe (that would be sent to Ottawa and Washington, D.C.) that said on 11 November 1918, all fighting would cease on land, sea and in the air.

1944 – Lyricist […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:42:17+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Peter's Diary, The Morning Show|

PETER’S DIARY – 1914

WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1914 – SMS Emden is sunk by HMAS Sydney in the Battle of Cocos.

1958 – Elvis Presley’s massive hit “Hound Dog” – with “Don’t Be Cruel” on the flip side – becomes only the third record in history to sell more than three million copies, following Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas” and Gene Autry’s “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

1967 – The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is published.

1989 – Cold War: Fall of the Berlin […]

By | 2017-01-31T11:58:31+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Peter's Diary, The Morning Show|

PETER’S DIARY – 1923

TUESDAY 8 NOVEMBER – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1923 – Beer Hall Putsch: In Munich, Adolf Hitler leads the Nazis in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the German government.

1927 – Patti Page is born.

1949 – Bonnie Raitt is born.

1952 – The British music paper New Musical Express (NME) publishes its first record chart. The first Number One: Al Martino’s Here In My Heart.

1960 – John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon in one of the closest presidential elections of the 20th century to […]

By | 2017-01-31T11:59:00+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Peter's Diary, The Morning Show|

PETER’S DIARY – 1910

MONDAY 7 NOVEMBER – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1910 – The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.

1941 – World War II: Soviet hospital ship Armenia is sunk by German planes while evacuating refugees and wounded military and staff of several Crimean hospitals. It is estimated that over 5,000 people died in the sinking.

1942 – Johnny Rivers is born

1943 – Joni Mitchell is born

1967 – Elton John, […]

By | 2017-01-31T11:59:26+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Peter's Diary, The Morning Show|

PETER’S DIARY – 1890

FRIDAY 4 NOVEMBER – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1890 – City and South London Railway: London’s first deep-level tube railway opens between King William Street and Stockwell.

1942 – World War II: Second Battle of El Alamein: Disobeying a direct order by Adolf Hitler, General Field Marshal Erwin Rommel leads his forces on a five-month retreat.

1957 – Jackie Wilson’s Reet Petite enters the charts

1958 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: IIt’s Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty

1963 – When The Beatles play The […]

By | 2017-01-31T11:59:55+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Peter's Diary, The Morning Show|

PETER’S DIARY – 1838

THURSDAY 3 NOVEMBER – FROM PETER’S DIARY

1838 – The Times of India, the world’s largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.

1951 – Tony Bennett’s Cold, Cold Heart hits #1

1954 – The first Godzilla film is released and marks the first appearance of the character of the same name.

1956 – Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender hits #1

1957 – Sputnik program: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2. On board is the first […]

By | 2017-01-31T12:00:28+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Peter's Diary, The Morning Show, Uncategorized|

The Afternoon Show Summary – 2016/09/29

Good Morning evryone….Today on the afternoon programme Ill be speaking to……

Dr Bruce Manners……..hes an experienced retiree who shares his preparation for this time of life, by writing a book called Retirement Ready…..

Festival Fromage is coming to town, a festival of wonderful cheese and wine, to be held at the Perth Town Hall from the 11th to the 13th of November….Im speaking to the director of the event, Danicia Quinlan……

Andrew Booth, a building and Construction expert talks about preparing for […]

By | 2017-07-29T10:42:38+00:00 September 29th, 2016|The Afternoon Show|