A searchable database of song information with indepth stories behind the songs.
Looking for "stuff" for your radio show. Here's some of the basics you will need. If you know of any other good sources of information, please let me know.
All the music events that happend on this day in history.
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What year was that song a hit? this site has all the facts for the UK top 40 charts.
Radio Showprep Services....
If you want to buy in radio show prep there are many paid for services upon the web. Here is a list of some of the most common ones you can sign up for.
The Funny Firm contains show prep and topical
jokes for radio personalities
www.broadcasthub.co.uk resource for registered journalists
www.thisdayinmusic.com daily trivia
www.empireonline.co.uk latest film news
www.fmjock.com subscription prep service
www.interprep.com subscription prep service
www.preplinks.com subscription prep service
www.gagwriter.co.uk A topical comedy pay as you go prep service with UK and International material
www.tomslake.com From our cabin beside a lake in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains we send topical humor to successful radio personalities across the USA and Canada -- plus seven other countries worldwide.
If you need to convert the temperature from Celsius to Fahrenheit for weather forecasts then here is the conversion tool you need. Enter either figure in the appropriate box and then press the calculate button for the result.
The next clock change will be for the start of British Summer Time. This will take place on Sunday 31st March 2019 when the clocks go forward an hour so one hour less in bed. An easy way to remember it is that in Spring clocks spring forward and in Autumn they fall back.
In 2019: the Sundays of 31 March and 27 October
In 2020: the Sundays of 29 March and 25 October
In 2021: the Sundays of 28 March and 31 October
In 2022: the Sundays of 27 March and 30 October
In 2023: the Sundays of 26 March and 29 October
All clocks in the UK go forward on the last Sunday in March and go back on the last Sunday in October at 1am Greenwich Mean Time.
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All You Ever Wanted To Know About....
The series of pages that gives you the lowdown on all the main holidays throughout the year. All the facts, reasons and traditions thought to be the basis of the following celebrated dates. Click each link for more details.
About all the events listed below... Read More
|Canada Day||Mardi Gras||National Tooth Fairy Day|
|Ramadan||Bastille Day||World Peace Day|
|The Superbowl||Ash Wednesday||International Pancake Race|
Important Dates For Your Diary 2018....
January 1 New Year's Day
January 6 Epiphany
February 2 Groundhog Day
February 13 Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)
February 14 St. Valentine's Day
February 14 Ash Wednesday
February 15 Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog)
March 1 St David's Day
March 11 Mother's Day
March 12 Commonwealth Day
March 17 St. Patrick's Day
March 20 First Day Of Spring
March 25 Palm Sunday
March 25 British Summertime Begins (Clocks go forward 1 hour less in bed)
March 30 Good Friday
March 31 First Day Of Passover
April 1 April Fools Day
April 1 Easter Day
April 2 Easter Monday
April 14 The Grand National, Aintree, Liverpool
April 21 Queen Elizabeth the II born (1926)
April 23 St George's Day
May 7 May Day Bank Holiday
May 10 Ascension Day
May 16 First Day Of Ramadan
May 20 Jewish Feast of Weeks
May 20 Pentecost - Whit Sunday
May 27 Trinity Sunday
May 28 Spring Bank Holiday
June 15 Eid-Al-Fitr
June 17 Father's Day
June 21 First Day Of Summer (The Longest Day)
July 2 - July 15 Wimbledon Fortnight, London
July 4 American Independence Day
July 7 - July 29 Tour De France
August 27 Late Summer Bank Holiday
Aug 31 - 2 Sept Italian Grand Prix, Monza
September 4 Labor Day (first Mon in Sept)
September 10 Jewish New Year 1st Day
September 11 Islamic New Year
September 11 Jewish New Year 2nd Day
September 19 Jewish Day Of Atonement
September 23 First Day Of Autumn
September 24 First Day Of Tabernacles
October 28 British Summertime Ends (Clocks go back 1 hour extra in bed)
October 31 Halloween
November 5 Bonfire Night
November 11 Armistice day
November 11 Remembrance Sunday
November 22 American Thanks Giving (4th Thur in November)
November 30 St. Andrew's Day
December 2 First Sunday In Advent
December 3 Hanukkah 1st day December 21 First Day Of Winter (The Shortest Day)
December 25 Christmas Day
December 26 Boxing Day
December 31 New Year's Eve
Write a Friend Month
1 Eat a Red Apple Day
1 World Aids Awareness Day
2 National Fritters Day
3 Advent begins, date varies
3 National Roof over Your Head Day
4 Santas' List Day
4 Wear Brown Shoes Day
5 Bathtub Party Day
5 Repeal Day - The 21st Amendment ends Prohibition.
6 St. Nicholas Day
6 Mitten Tree Day
6 Put on your own Shoes Day
7 International Civil Aviation Day
7 Letter Writing Day
7 National Cotton Candy Day
7 Pearl Harbor Day
8 National Brownie Day
8 Take it in the Ear Day
9 Christmas Card Day
9 International Children's Day - Second Sunday in December
9 National Pastry Day
10 Human Rights Day
11 National Noodle Ring Day
12 Channukah- date varies
12 National Ding-a-Ling Day
12 Poinsettia Day
13 Ice Cream Day
13 Violin Day
14 International Monkey Day
14 National Bouillabaisse Day
14 Roast Chestnuts Day
15 Bill of Rights Day
15 National Lemon Cupcake Day
16 National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
17 National Maple Syrup Day
18 Bake Cookies Day
18 National Roast Suckling Pig Day
19 Look for an Evergreen Day
19 Oatmeal Muffin Day
20 Go Caroling Day
21 Crossword Puzzle Day
21 Forefather's Day
21 Humbug Day
21 Look on the Bright Side Day
21 National Flashlight Day
21 WinterSolstice - the shortest day of the year, date varies
22 National Date Nut Bread Day- or September 8!?
23 Roots Day
24 National Chocolate Day
24 National Egg Nog Day
25 Christmas Day
25 National Pumpkin Pie Day
26 Boxing Day
27 Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day
27 National Fruitcake Day
28 Card Playing Day
29 Pepper Pot Day
30 Bacon Day
30 National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
31 Make Up Your Mind Day
31 New Year's Eve
31 Unlucky Day