March 15th

March 15th is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 291 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

In the Roman calendar, March 15th was known as the Ides of March.

 

 

1877 newspaper article describing the first two days of the first match

1877First ever official cricket test match is played: Australia vs England at the MCG Stadium, in Melbourne, Australia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Middle Wickets – Test Match Winner (Richie Benaud)

1906Rolls-Royce Limited is incorporated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mikhail Gorbachev Михаил Горбачёв

1990Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

41st and Home – Gorbachev

Butch Bradley – My Name Is Contagious

 

Butch Bradley: My Name Is ContagiousA Comedy Central favorite and a regular on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Butch Bradley doesn’t just warm up an audience, he sets them on fire! His unique outlook on life and humorous translation of everyday fear and anxiety will leave you in stitches!

Butch has toured and been scouted to perform at many festivals including the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival and the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. When home in Los Angeles, Butch can be seen frequently at the Laugh Factory. Currently, Butch is the headlining act for popular Vegas Strip Hotel – The Stratosphere Hotel.

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Ingrid Garner – Eleanor’s Story


Eleanor's Story: An American Girl In Hitler's Germany

Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl In Hitler’s Germany

Ingrid Garner wrote and performs the internationally acclaimed, theatrical adaptation of her grandmother Eleanor Ramrath Garner’s award-winning memoir, detailing her youth as an American caught in WWII Berlin.

During the Great Depression, when she is nine, Eleanor’s family moves from her beloved America to Germany, where a new job awaits her father in Berlin. But war breaks out as her family is crossing the Atlantic, and return to the U.S. becomes impossible. Eleanor struggles to maintain stability, hope, and identity in a world of terror and contrasts. Her family faces hunger, fascist oppression, bombings, the final fierce battle for Berlin, the Russian invasion, and the terrors of Soviet occupancy.

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Eleanor’s Story: Home Is The Stranger

From the creator of the international sensation ‘Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl In Hitler’s Germany’ comes the fascinating sequel, detailing life after war.

Eleanor managed to survived WWII as an enemy alien in Nazi Berlin, but upon her long-awaited return to the U.S., she sorrowfully discovers that her beloved America is now foreign to her. She yearns for normalcy as she attempts to navigate U.S. high school, haunted by war trauma.

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February 22nd

February 22nd is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 312 days remaining until the end of the year (313 in leap years). This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Thursday (56).

 

February 22nd1856 – The United States Republican Party opens its first national convention in Pittsburgh.

 

 

 

Arizona Febly -Last Promise of Republican Politic Party

 

 

February 22nd
Frank Winfield Woolworth

1879 – In Utica, New YorkFrank Woolworth opens the first of many of five-and-dime Woolworth stores.

 

 

 

 

 

 

X-Ray Spex – Warrior In Woolworths

 

 

February 22nd
The Lord Baden-Powell

1907Robert Baden-Powell made the first scouting camp in Brownsea, England.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.I. – Girl Scout Camp

February Flashback – 2017 In Review

On todays programme I played tracks from the most played artists on When Good Times Go Good in 2017. Here’s the break down:

 

Number of programmes aired: 45
Number of different artists played: 740
Total tracks played: 1116
Tracks with Australian content: 452 (40.5%)
Tracks with local content: 94 (8.42%)
Tracks with a female lead: 141 (12.63%

The most played artists in 2017

 

Position Artist Times Played Different Tracks
1 Heaps Good Friends 12 3
2 Naomi Keyte 9 7
2 Julien Baker 9 7
2 Alex The Astronaut 9 7
2 Ali Barter 9 6
2 Camp Cope 9 6
3 Neil Young 7 7
3 Amy Shark 7 5
4 Press Club 6 2
4 The Systemaddicts 6 5
4 The Peep Tempel 6 4
5  Aldous Harding 5 3
5 Cocorosie 5 5
5  Highasakite 5 4
5  Khalid 5 5
5  JFDR 5 2
5  Mitski 5 4
5  Phia 5 4
5  Sun Kil Moon 5 4
5 Yon Yonson 5 5
6 Alex Lahey 4 3
6 Allday 4 3
6 Anna of The North 4 4
6 Billy Bragg 4 4
6 Soursob Bob 4 3
6 Weezer 4 4
6 Screamfeeder 4 3
6 Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds 4 4
6  Mirah 4 4
6  Maggie Rogers 4 3
6  First Aid Kit 4 4
6  Father John Misty 4 4
6 Dave Graney and The Coral Snakes 4 4
6  Confidence Man  4 3
6  Allday  4 3

 

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