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Coffee & Tea – 23rd February

23rd February 2019
Posted by Tyler

Happy Saturday!

@TylerPittaway back on air this week on Coffee & Tea. Here’s a wrap-up of some of this week’s highlights:

On this day in music:

  • 1961, Petula Clark had her first UK No.1 single with ‘Sailor’.
  • 1965, Filming began on The Beatles follow up to ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ on location in the Bahamas
  • 1974, Suzi Quatro was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Devil Gate Drive’

In your celeb birthdays, we have:

  • Dakota Fanning, 25
  • Skylar Gray, 33
  • Josh Gad, 38

Basildon Pride 2019:

Basildon Pride Logo

Purely by coincidence, station engineer, Steve, was in the studio today. Now, bearing in mind that we’re in the upper galleries of The Eastgate Centre – we heard this almighty cheering crowd come from out of nowhere! So, what did we do? We sent Steve down to investigate:

Stay tuned to Gateway in the coming months as we’ll be hearing more about the event itself – and, all being well, we’ll try to head down to the event on September 14th to bring you more local coverage on Gateway.

For your trip back in time:

And that’s about it! Obviously I played a load of great music which you can hear again on the Gateway listen again service, here!

That’s your lot for this week. Keep listening to Gateway, and I’ll be back with you soon! 🙂