Nostalgia Broadcasting Cooperative
Not for Profit Community Service Radio
CJNU will hold a Bud, Spud and Steak Fundraiser on Wednesday, August 20, at the Tijuana Yacht Club, in the Polo Park Canad Inn. The event includes a steak dinner, a drink, a 50/50 Draw, and a silent auction featuring two leather jackets worth $300 each that were donated by Sergeant Blue Jeans which has the largest inventory of Blue Jeans in Winnipeg and do hemming on the spot. There'll also be entertainment by “Sunset Highway”, one of Winnipeg’s hottest new club duos performing the classic standards, folk and Celtic songs for seniors centers and clubs.Tickets are $15 per person (must be at least 18 years of age) and can be purchased weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the CJNU broadcast studio, which during August is at Stroke Recovery, 247 Provencher Street. Or, you can phone us at 204-942-2568 to order tickets. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Friday, August 15. Additional details.
On July 30, 1941, Canada's Paul Anka was born. In 1954, The Crew Cuts reached the top spot on the Billboard pop singles chart this week with Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream). It stayed atop the pop music listing for seven weeks. Other hits popular at the time included "If You Love Me (Really Love Me), Kay Starr - and "The Little Shoemaker", The Gaylords. In 1960, songs riding high on the charts included "I’m Sorry", Brenda Lee - "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini", Brian Hyland - and "It’s Now or Never", Elvis Presley.
...when every service station had attendants who served you? Many of the people who pumped gas even wore uniforms, and most stations had service bays where you could get your car serviced. Gas came in gallons in those days - at prices far less than a litre costs now.
Join us for our Bud, Spud and Steak Night on Wednesday, August 20. Tickets are $15 and include steak dinner, drink, silent auction, 50/50 Draw and music by Sunset Highway. Tickets are available at the CJNU studio, or phone 204-942-2568 to reserve. Details.
Tune in Sunday through Friday at 9:00 p.m. for old time radio. Monday is Drama Night - Tuesdays Westerns - Wednesday Comedy - Thursdays Suspense - Fridays is Variety Night - while Sundays it's Jack Benny plus a musical variety program.
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