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Adventures In Rainbow Country

1 9 6 9 (Canada/UK/Australia) 39 x 25 minute episodes 15-year-old Billy Williams and his younger sister Hannah lived with their mother Nancy (played by Lois Maxwell...

Amazing World Of Kreskin, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 5 (Canada) 90 x 30 minute episodes This syndicated magic variety show screened from 1971 to 1975 (and was...

April Wine

Myles Goodwyn Vocals, guitar Steve Lang Bass Gary Moffet Guitar Brian Greenway Guitar, vocals Jerry Mercer Drums David Henman Guitar Ritchie Henman Drums Jim Henman Bass Jim Clench Bass

Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Bachman-Turner Overdrive's origins can be traced back to the substantial commercial achievements of The Guess Who in the late 60s. Randy Bachman (guitar/vocals) was a prominent member...

Band, The

Amid media speculation, Bob Dylan's backing group, The Band, released their debut album Music From Big Pink in 1968. It was named after the house they recorded...

Beachcombers, The

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 9 0 (Canada) 324 x episodes The Beachcombers was in production for 19 years - the longest running drama in Canadian television...

Bryan Adams

Born in Ontario on 5 November 1959, Canadian Bryan Adams started in club groups around Vancouver, British Columbia, at the age of 16. Within a...

Buffy Sainte-Marie

Born around 1941 on the Piapot Cree reservation in Saskatchewan, Canada, (the Cree are one of the largest groups of native Americans in North...

Cannibal Girls (1973)

This Canadian-produced horror spoof by future SCTV stars starts when a young couple, Clifford (Eugene Levy) and his girlfriend Gloria (Andrea Martin,) experience car trouble and...

Cannonball

1 9 5 8 - 1 9 5 9 (Canada) 39 x 30 minute episodes This joint Canadian/UK production featured the adventures of two truckers - "Cannonball"...

Cowboy Junkies

Canadian musician Michael Timmins and his childhood friend Alan Anton formed a group called Hunger Project in 1979. It was not successful and, relocating to...

Crew Cuts, The

The song Sh-Boom was originally recorded early in 1954 by The Chords. But it was the version by Canadian group The Crew Cuts (released later the...

Decoy For Terror (1967)

No-budget Canadian horror flick (also known as The Playgirl Killer) about a deranged artist with a nasty habit of killing and freezing his models when...

Degrassi High

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 1 (Canada)28 x 30 minute episodes

Degrassi Junior High

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 8 9 (Canada) 42 x 30 minute episodes The trials and triumphs of students at an urban junior-high school (and...

Diodes, The

When punk first broke in 1976, Canadian band The Diodes (Paul Robinson, John Catto, Ian Mackay, John Hamilton and, later, Michael Lengyell) were in...

Due South

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 6 (Canada) 67 x 45 minute episodes After the murder of his father in the Yukon, constable Benton Fraser,...

Five Man Electrical Band

Previously known as The Staccatos, Ottawa's Five Man Electrical Band modelled their sound on the melodic stylings of The Beach Boys and The Beatles,...

Guess Who, The

From their roots as Chad Allan & The Reflections, The Guess Who rose to become the most popular Canadian rock band of their generation...

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Tonight

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 5 (UK) Tonight was broadcast every weekday, beginning in 1957 with an audience of just 1 million, but by...

I Spy

1 9 6 5 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 82 x 60 minute episodes I Spy was different to other espionage series'. Both of its lead characters...

Hot Rods To Hell (1967)

Tom Phillips (Dana Andrews), his wife Peg (Jeanne Crain), their teenage daughter Tina (Laurie Mock) and little boy Jamie drive through the California desert...

Night Of The Generals, The (1967)

A loosely tied three-thread story about a German Major (Omar Sharif,) a dedicated military investigator who tracks down the general (one of three suspects)...

Oz magazine

Oz magazine started in Australia in 1963 and, almost by chance, came to London in 1966. Its radical content of libertarianism, obscenity, pornography and anti-establishment...

Pleasure Seekers, The (1964)

Three American girls go on holiday to Madrid, each hoping to attract a suitable husband. A rare example of a successful movie remade by the...

High and Dry

1 9 8 7 (UK) 7 x 30 minute episodes One of the worst of ITV's offerings, High and Dry starred Bernard Cribbins and Richard Wilson, with a set -...

Restless Gun, The

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 5 9 (USA) 77 x 30 minute episodes The 77 black and white episodes of television western The Restless Gun aired...