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Trivia Challenge May 22

Happy Easter - Easter chicks and eggs

Set aside Thursday, May 22, for CJNU’s Trivia Challenge. Join us for an evening of fun, nostalgia, fellowship, friendly competition, special events, prizes AND bragging rights! Make up your own team of eight or ask us to assign you to a team, which may include a CJNU personality! The quiz master will test your memory on things like old movies, music, current events, politics, riddles, puzzles, pictures, news and sports. Cash bar - bring your own table snacks. The trivia challenge runs from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m., Thursday, May 22, at the St. James Legion, 1755 Portage Avenue. Tickets are $15 per person in advance, or $17 at the door. To obtain tickets, contact Pegasus Productions, 3081 Ness Avenue, 204-940-2700. You can also phone our studio at 204-942-CJNU(2568) to obtain tickets. Outside Winnipeg, contact Ross Thompson at 204-467-2438 or email rossthompson@mts.net.

This Week in Music

Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Carousel" opened on Broadway in 1945. In 1960, the Broadway musical "Bye Bye Birdie", inspired by the drafting of Elvis Presley, opened. Riding high on the music charts this week in 1953 were "I Believe", Frankie Laine - "Doggie in the Window", Patti Page - and "Till I Waltz Again with You", Teresa Brewer. At the top of the country music charts, "Your Cheatin’ Heart", Hank Williams. In 1959, the number 1 pop hit was "Come Softly To Me" by The Fleetwoods'. Notable birthdays, April 16, in 1924 , Henry Mancini - and in 1935, Bobby Vinton was born as Stanley Robert Vintula.

Do You Remember...

...when the only option for most people wanting to transfer data between computers was a 5.25 inch floppy disk? The discs held very little data by today's standards. One 4GB USB memory stick would hold the contents of about 20,000 floppies. Smaller 3.5 inch floppies with 1.44MB capacity replaced the larger discs by the end of the 1980s.


Host Sponsor

Winnipeg Foundation logo

The Winnipeg Foundation, your centre for community philanthropy, is CJNU's host sponsor for April.

New Newslettter

CJNU's April newsletter is now available. One of the topics covered in it is Nostalgia Broadcasting’s AGM that will be held Thursday, May 15 at the St. James Legion, 1755 Portage Avenue. To download a copy of the full newsletter, please click here.

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