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Famous Birthdays, Born October 5th

Born October 5th: Actress Glynis Johns (Best Supporting Actress Oscar and Golden Globe nominee, known for such films as “The Court Jester”, “Around the World In 80 Days”, “The Sundowners”. “Mary Poppins” and “While You Were Sleeping” and the tv

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Events, October 5th

1813 – Chief Tecumseh of the Shawnee Indians was killed at the Battle of Thames when American forced defeated the British and the allied Indian warriors. 1921 – The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time.

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Wacky… But True, October 5th

A Scottish auction house has smashed the sales record for a 750-milliliter bottle of single malt whisky. The exceedingly rare 60-year-old bottle of Macallan Valerio Adami 1926, described as “the Holy Grail of the dark alcoholic spirit,” was one of

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Joke Of The Day, October 5th, 2018

Tom was describing a thirty pound bass that he caught recently after fighting for it for three hours. Bill interrupted the story by saying “Wait a minute I saw a picture of that fish you’re lucky if it even weighed

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, October 5th

Next week, the Municipality of Meaford and local emergency response agencies will be taking part in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER 2018. This exercise is the largest counter-explosive threat training ever to take place in Canada. The

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, October 5th

Today: A mix of sun and cloud. Winds becoming southeast at 20 km/h near noon. A high of 11. The UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. A low of 7. Tomorrow: Cloudy. A few showers beginning early tomorrow

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Meaford Hall Thursday Flicks: Their Finest, October 5th

Thursday Flicks are on at the Meaford Hall on Thursday October 5th, at 4pm, featuring the film, “Their Finest”. During the blitz of World War 2, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England’s resilience as a

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Famous Birthdays, October 5th

Born October 5th: Singer, songwriter Steve Miller (of The Steve Miller Band fame) is 74. Actress Karen Allen(known for such films as “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, “Scrooged” and “Starman”) is 66. Musician Harold Faltemeyer (best known for composing the

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Events, October 5th

1921 – The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time. The game was between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees. The game was won by the Yankees who later lost the series 5

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Wacky… But True, October 5th

A couple born on the same day at the same Massachusetts hospital have exchanged vows more than two decades later. Jessica Gomes and Aaron Bairos got married Sept. 9th. Each was born on April 28th, 1990, at the same hospital

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Jewel 99.3 Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, October 5th

Today: Fog patches dissipating this morning. Mainly sunny. Winds becoming west at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 this morning. A high of 18. The UV index 5 or moderate. Tonight: Mainly cloudy. The chance of showers overnight. Windy. A low

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Latest Local News Headlines Provided By muskoka411.com, October 5th

A total of 1,507 people died in road deaths on OPP-patrolled roads between 2011 and 2015 and the vast majority of them were preventable, according to a five-year report just released by the Ontario Provincial Police. Over the five-year period,

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