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John Peel

John Peel (born John Ravenscroft in 1939) cut his teeth as a DJ in the USA, working on stations in Dallas, Oklahoma and San...

Disc Jockeys

In Britain, Radio 1 and Top of the Pops began in the Sixties, but by 1970 the Disc Jockeys (or DJ's) had been elevated to stardom,...

Pete Myers – ‘The Mad Daddy’

Pete Myers (aka "The Mad Daddy") was the wildest Disc Jockey from America's golden age of Rock & Roll radio - a cat who...

Rodney Bingenheimer

Many fans of Rock & Roll will have come across the name Rodney Bingenheimer: KROQ DJ, proprietor of Rodney's English Disco, friend of the stars and...

Alan Freed

The Disc Jockey widely believed to have first coined the phrase "rock 'n' roll" began life as a jazz trombonist with a band called...

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Big Time, The

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 7  (UK) 1 9 8 0 (UK) Esther Rantzen offered adults the chance to fulfil their dreams and make...

Blah Blah Blah

1 9 8 8 (Australia) This Australian comedy show starred Andrew Denton and is notable for beginning the television careers of many Australian performers including Flacco...

Open House

1 9 8 9 - 1 9 9 0 (USA) 24 x 30 minute episodes Mention money to Linda Phillips (Alison La Placa) and she gets all...

Early Edition

1 9 9 6 - 2 0 0 0 (USA) 90 x 60 minute episodes Former-stockbroker Gary Hobson (Kyle Chandler) is a man who reads tomorrow’s newspaper today. Gary owns...

Heat (1995)

A stellar cast sizzles in Heat, a taut psychological drama about an obsessive detective and a brilliant thief whose fates are linked in the...

Electric Company, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 7 (USA) 780 x 30 minute episodes Andy Jim Boyd Clam Skip Hinnant Carmela Rita Moreno Hank Bill Cosby Sylvia Hattie Winston Brenda Lee Chamberlin Spell Binder Zero Mostel Count Dracula Morgan Freeman Jennifer of...

1994

January 01 - The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) comes into effect. 06 - Champion figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by a 'mystery assailant'...

Akira (1988)

Akira begins as it means to go on - with a nuclear explosion that devastates Tokyo. It ends with pretty much the same, augmented by the...