BOLT+ECLIPSE & CROSSCURRENTS, 8/21: Jamaican sprinter who won multiple gold medals in three consecutive Olympic Games, Usain Bolt was born on this date in 1986. The birthday of the record eclipsing sprinter coincides with a solar eclipsing sky on Crosscurrents, 8/21 at 8am.
STEVE MARTIN ON CROSSCURRENTS, 8/14: The comedian, actor and writer, who began his career as a stand-up comic, Steve Martin, was born on this date in 1945. You are invited to join our “happy feet” as part of the Steve Martin birthday party on Crosscurrents, 8/14 at 8 am.
1966 PRE-SUMMER OF LOVE, 8/7 AT 8AM: The music hits from 1966 provide a soundtrack “on ramp”as you approach the fast lane “freeway” known as the Summer Of Love 1967. Your tune-filled trip begins when you climb aboard the van to cruise the rock n roll charts of 1966 on Crosscurrents, 8/7 at 8 am
J.K. ROWLING ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/31: British author, film and television producer, screenwriter and philanthropist, creator of the critically acclaimed Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling was born on this date in 1965. You do not need to wait on Platform 9 ¾ for the Hogwarts Express as you have a ticket for the Rowling party on Crosscurrents, 7/31 at 8 am.
AMELIA EARHART ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/24: An American aviator who set many flying records and championed the advancement of women in aviation, Amelia Earhart was born on this date in 1897. Amelia set numerous flying records and you can listen to various sets of musical records played for her birthday on Crosscurrents, 7/24 at 8 am.
DISNEYLAND ON CROSSCURRENTS 7/17: In a former orange grove of 160 acres, Disneyland officially opens on this date in 1955. Whether you call it the Magic Kingdom or the House The Mouse Built, you are invited to celebrate with a mini-vacation anniversary at Disneyland on Crosscurrents, 7/17 at 8 am.
SIR WILLIAM BLACKSTONE ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/10: The famous English jurist Sir William Blackstone born on this date in 1723 is remembered for his “Commentaries on the Laws of England”, an attempt to provide a culturally wide-ranging review of English law. No need to pass the bar, or be in a bar, as you are invited and simply need to tune in the Blackstone birthday on Crosscurrents, 7/10 at 8 am.
TOMMY TEDESCO ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/3: A member of the famed studio musicians known as “The Wrecking Crew”, Tommy Tedesco was born on this date in 1930. You are invited to celebrate Tommy Tedesco’s talent, kindness, imagination, and humor on Crosscurrents, 7/3 at 8 am.
“The Wrecking Crew” (2015) film audio clips used by permission of Denny Tedesco whose dedication in producing the documentary is so much appreciated. Further information about the film and how to purchase a copy may be found at the website: www.wreckingcrewfilm.com
Playlist may include: Beach Boys; Glen Campbell; Crystals; Jan and Dean; Gary Lewis and the Playboys; Mamas and Papas; Marketts; Monkees; Ricky Nelson; Tommy Roe; Ronettes; Routers; Sandpipers; Simon and Garfunkel; Nancy Sinatra; Sonny and Cher; T-Bones; Tijuana Brass; and of course the solo guitar of Tommy Tedesco.
Canada celebrates its 150th birthday on July 1st 2017, On July 1, 1867 Canada became a new federation with its own constitution by affixing their “John Hancock” (or should be say: “Red Green / Gordy Howe / Dudley Do-right”) to the Constitution Act – formerly known as the British North America Act. Join Gavin and Wyatt in saluting the flag of our neighbors … eh?
The America’s Cup has been claimed by Emirates Team New Zealand. The Kiwi team dominated the final stage of the 35th America’s Cup, winning eight races to ORACLE TEAM USA’s one race win, giving the New Zealanders a final winning scoreline of 7-1. Peter Burling was skilled and bold in his role as skipper of the boat. The on-shore team succeeded with creative innovation and superior engineering.