Hugh Curtis, former B.C. finance minister during the tumultuous era of restraint in the 1980s, has died at age 81. Curtis had cancer and was admitted to hospital 10 days ago. He passed away Tuesday. Blessed with a mellifluous speaking voice, Curtis spent 15 years at CJVI before becomiing a minority owner of daytime-only AM radio station C-FAX, where he read news, anchored election coverage, and sold advertising.
Comedian Johnny Wayne of Wayne & Schuster, and singers Gladys Knight, John Fogerty and Kiley Minogue were born on this date. Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Maltin and Kevin Eubanks hit the entertainment headlines. And the first lady of radio, Lurene Tuttle, comedy actors Phil Hartman and Gary Coleman, and CBC Vancouver's Otto Lowy took their final bows. Details of these and many more anniversaries INSIDE. Just click on the headline.
PRESS RELEASE 10-radio stations switch to new streaming platform in less than 48 hours Edmonton / Denver, May 20, 2014: StreamOn is proud to announce a partnership with...
Bruce Cockburn, Adam Carolla, Vincent Price and Ted Rogers Jr. were born on May 27th. And the Wild Bill Hickok radio show began its 5 year run on this date. Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Elton John and David Furnish made entertainment headlines, and Toronto's CHUM AM 1050 started down a new path. Airing for the final time were the original Arsenio Hall Show, Punky Brewster, Mork & Mindy, Bosom Buddies, and the Larry King Westwood One radio show. Details of these and scores of other anniversaries INSIDE. Just click on the headline.
Some of the guest speakers at this years 67th annual BCAB taking place in Whistler include Lloyd Robertson, Ron Bremner, Jesse Brown, Puget Sound Radio's 'Pro Sales Guy' Dave Warawa, Rick Arnish and others, like Paul Ski and ... Look Inside
Cumulus is launching NASH FM 92.3 as the only Country radio station in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, as of 9:23a (PT) TODAY. NASH FM 92.3 is airing 10,000 songs in a row continuously for about 30 days. Details available INSDE, just click on the HEADLINE above.
Mark Summer Aircheck Series with 'Charley & Charlie' doing mornings at EZ Rock 104.9
Dave 'Buzz' Reynolds has a new home on the Toronto airwaves...
Our west coast watchdog Harvey Oberfeld and changes at Global BC TV with John Daly ready to cross the street...
May 26 is the birthday of entertainment giants Al Jolson, Peggy Lee and James Arness. It was the day that broadcast veterans Tiny Elphicke (CKWX), Art Linkletter (People Are Funny, House Party), Joe Kelly (Quiz Kids), Jay Silverheels (TV's Tonto on The Lone Ranger) and Carleton E. Morse (created One Man's Family & I Love a Mystery) checked out. And Dave Garroway, Michael Jackson and Bob Dylan made entertainment headlines. Details INSIDE (just click on the headline.)