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2020-01-17

What’s Older Than This?

Posted by: Ted Bird

This week on the Ted Bird Morning Show: researchers have discovered the oldest material that exists on Earth, and contrary to previous scientific consensus, it’s not a picture of the Toronto Maple Leafs with the Stanley Cup. (audio)

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2020-01-16

Today Is Appreciate A Dragon Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today January 16th is Appreciate a Dragon Day, Get to Know Your Customers Day, International Hot and Spicy Food Day, National Good Teen Day, and Religious Freedom Day!!!       photo credit: https://celticlife.com/

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2020-01-16

Sade Celebrates Her 61st Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Singer, songwriter, and actress Helen Folasade Adu better known as Sade celebrates her 61st birthday today January 16th! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Lin-Manuel Miranda (40) Kate Moss (46) Roy Jones Jr. (51) Debbie Allen (70) John Carpenter (72) Ronnie Milsap (77) A.J.

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2020-01-15

On This Day January 15th!

Posted by: Franco

On this day January 15th back in: 1974 – “Happy Days” premiered on ABC-TV. 1987 – Paramount Home Video reported that it would place a commercial at the front of one of its video releases for the first time, a

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2020-01-15

Actress Regina King Celebrates Her 49th Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American actress and director Regina Rene King celebrates her 49th birthday today January 15th! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Pitbull (39) Drew Brees (41) Shane McMahon (50) Bernard Hopkins (55) Mario Van Peebles (63) Chad Lowe (52)   photo credit: https://www.imdb.com/

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2020-01-14

Today Is National Bagel Day!!!

Posted by: Franco

Today is National Bagel Day, National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day, National Hat Day, National Strawberry Ice Cream Day, and Wikipedia Day!!!       photo credit: http://www.hanselandbagel.ca/

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2020-01-14

Actress Faye Dunaway Celebrates Her 79th Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American actress Dorothy Faye Dunaway celebrates her 79th birthday today January 14th! Also celebrating a birthday are: Jason Bateman (51) Dave Grohl (51) LL Cool J (52) Zakk Wylde (53) former WWE star Hacksaw Jim Duggan (66) T-Bone Burnett (72) Carl Weathers

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2020-01-14

Wrong Popeye

Posted by: Ted Bird

It promises to endure as one of the most iconic game show moments in television history, and it’s Canadian content! A contestant on Canada’s version of the Family Feud went viral for all the wrong reasons last week when she

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2020-01-13

RIP Ralphie

Posted by: Ted Bird

The one-time king of Montreal morning radio passed away yesterday.  Ralph Lockwood died in hospice care at the age of 80 near his home in York, Pennsylvania, after a lengthy illness. Lockwood ruled the Montreal airwaves on CKGM 980 during

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2020-01-13

4.2 Temblor Rattles The Region

Posted by: Tom Whelan

There have been no reports of damage nor injury, and there are none expected, but people throughout the West Island and in many off island communities as far away as Ormstown, St-Bruno and into Ontario are reporting feeling a slight

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2020-01-12

Forget Prince Harry – Here’s Your GG Short List

Posted by: Ted Bird

Nominations for the next Governor General of Canada from the Biscoff Stroopwaffel Morning Show on Jewel 106.7 FM (notwithstanding a public opinion poll favoring semi-retired House of Windsor emeritus Prince Harry).

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2020-01-10

Today Is Houseplant Appreciation Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today is Houseplant Appreciation Day, National Bittersweet Chocolate Day, National Oysters Rockefeller Day, Peculiar People Day, and Save the Eagles Day!!!       photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/

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2020-01-16

Today Is Appreciate A Dragon Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today January 16th is Appreciate a Dragon Day, Get to Know Your Customers Day, International Hot and Spicy Food Day, National Good Teen Day, and Religious Freedom Day!!!       photo credit: https://celticlife.com/

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2020-01-16

Sade Celebrates Her 61st Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Singer, songwriter, and actress Helen Folasade Adu better known as Sade celebrates her 61st birthday today January 16th! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Lin-Manuel Miranda (40) Kate Moss (46) Roy Jones Jr. (51) Debbie Allen (70) John Carpenter (72) Ronnie Milsap (77) A.J.

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2020-01-15

On This Day January 15th!

Posted by: Franco

On this day January 15th back in: 1974 – “Happy Days” premiered on ABC-TV. 1987 – Paramount Home Video reported that it would place a commercial at the front of one of its video releases for the first time, a

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2020-01-15

Actress Regina King Celebrates Her 49th Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American actress and director Regina Rene King celebrates her 49th birthday today January 15th! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Pitbull (39) Drew Brees (41) Shane McMahon (50) Bernard Hopkins (55) Mario Van Peebles (63) Chad Lowe (52)   photo credit: https://www.imdb.com/

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2020-01-14

Today Is National Bagel Day!!!

Posted by: Franco

Today is National Bagel Day, National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day, National Hat Day, National Strawberry Ice Cream Day, and Wikipedia Day!!!       photo credit: http://www.hanselandbagel.ca/

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2020-01-14

Actress Faye Dunaway Celebrates Her 79th Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

American actress Dorothy Faye Dunaway celebrates her 79th birthday today January 14th! Also celebrating a birthday are: Jason Bateman (51) Dave Grohl (51) LL Cool J (52) Zakk Wylde (53) former WWE star Hacksaw Jim Duggan (66) T-Bone Burnett (72) Carl Weathers

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2020-01-10

Today Is Houseplant Appreciation Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today is Houseplant Appreciation Day, National Bittersweet Chocolate Day, National Oysters Rockefeller Day, Peculiar People Day, and Save the Eagles Day!!!       photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/

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2020-01-10

Rod Stewart Celebrates His 75th Birthday Today January 10th 2020!

Posted by: Franco

British rock singer and songwriter Sir Roderick David Stewart celebrates his 75th birthday today January 10th 2020! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Brad Roberts, lead singer of Crash Test Dummies, (56) Shawn Colvin (64) Bobby Rahal (67) Pat Benatar (67) George

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2020-01-09

Today January 9th Is National Apricot Day!!!

Posted by: Franco

Today is Healthy Weight and Healthy Look Day, National Apricot Day, National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, National Static Electricity Day and National Word Nerd Day!!!     photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/

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2020-01-09

Canada’s Own Nina Dobrev Celebrates Her 31st Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

Famous Canadian Actress Nikolina Kamenova Dobreva known as Nina Dobrev celebrates her 31st birthday today January 9th 2020! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Kate Middleton (38) A.J. McLean (42) Rapper Sean Paul (47) Dave Matthews (53) Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell (53) Haddaway (55)

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2020-01-08

Today Is National Bubble Bath Day!!!

Posted by: Franco

Today January 8th 2020 is Argyle Day, Bubble Bath Day, National English Toffee Day, National Man Watcher’s Day, Show and Tell Day at Work Day, and World Typing Day.       photo credit: https://parade.com/

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2020-01-08

Canada’s Own Mike Reno From Loverboy Celebrates His 65th Birthday Today!

Posted by: Franco

  Canadian musician, singer and the lead singer of the rock band Loverboy and Moxy Joseph Michael Rynoski better known as Mike Reno celebrates his 65th birthday today January 8th 2020! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Robby Krieger of The Doors (74) Fashion

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2019-12-12

Dionne Warwick Celebrates Her 79th Birthday On This 12th Of December!

Posted by: Franco

Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer, actress, television host, and former United Nations Global Ambassador and The United States Ambassador of Health Marie Dionne Warwick celebrates her 79th birthday today! Also celebrating a birthday today are: Mayim Bialik (44) Hank Williams III (47) Jennifer

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2019-11-11

Don Cherry

Posted by: Kris Leblanc

Sportsnet has cut ties with “Hockey Night in Canada” broadcaster Don Cherry. Sportsnet says in a statement it is the right time for Cherry to immediately step down. Sportsnet apologized yesterday for Cherry’s comments on “Coach’s Corner” on Saturday about

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2019-10-17

October 17th 1902, The First Cadillac Was Produced In Detroit!

Posted by: Franco

On this date October 17th back in 1902, the first Cadillac was produced in Detroit. Oh how times have changed.       photo credit: https://www.gm.com/

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2019-10-03

Today Is National Boyfriend Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today October 3rd is National Boyfriend Day! Take the time and make it a special one for the BIG GUY in your life!     photo credit: https://lifehacks.io

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2019-10-01

Today October 1st Is CD Player Day!

Posted by: Franco

Today October 1st is CD Player Day. The Compact Disc was one of the most innovative storage solutions ever created. Do you still have or use your compact disc player? If yes pull your that CD player out and some

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2019-09-26

Guy Lafleur Underwent Quadruple Bypass Heart Surgery Earlier Today.

Posted by: Franco

Montreal Canadiens have released the following update on Guy Lafleur’s health status. “Guy Lafleur underwent quadruple bypass heart surgery earlier this morning at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM). This procedure was necessary after a routine examination detected

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2019-09-20

Today Is National Gibberish Day.

Posted by: Franco

September 20th, National Gibberish Day is dedicated to a type of speech that is nonsensical. Gibberish can range from speech sounds that mean nothing to speech that actually means something via jargon that not everyone would understand. With that said

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2019-09-19

Alex Trebek Battles Pancreatic Cancer.

Posted by: Franco

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says when he’s gone, he wants people to talk about how good his life was. He’s also told A-B-C he does not want people to say when he dies that “He was taken from us too

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2019-09-18

The Impact Up Against Toronto F-C Tonight.

Posted by: Franco

The Impact will be hosting Toronto F-C at Saputo Stadium tonight in the first leg of the Canadian Championship final. The winner will represent Canada in the CONCACAF Champions League.     photo credit: https://en.wikipedia.org

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2019-09-16

Pre-Season Action For Some Canadian N-H-L Teams Tonight!

Posted by: Franco

Pre-season action for some of Canada’s N-H-L teams tonight. The Habs kick things off with a home game against the New Jersey Devils.     photo credit: https://www.nhl.com/

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2019-09-13

Eddie Money Dies From Esophageal Cancer.

Posted by: Franco

Eddie Money passed away from stage 4 esophageal cancer today. Cindy Ronzoni, Money’s publicist provided a statement from the family saying Money died peacefully this morning in Los Angeles. The husky-voiced, blue collar performer was known for such hits as

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2019-09-12

School Of Thought Not Of Spray!

Posted by: Franco

Schools usually nurture the curiosity of children, but a student accidentally went overboard this morning. The student found a can of bear spray on the property of Alphonse-Desjardins elementary school in Montreal’s east-end and inadvertently set it off, spraying the

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