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    Thanks for your reply-just remembered no.2 the principle cornet player was called Trevor-so sorry no surname. No recollection of no. 4. probably a borrowed player-quite common to play for another band. At that time I was playing for Dunston silver band-Durham county youth band, Buradon Band, Felling band and Whickham comp.school band-as I had just turned 15 at the time.
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    Photos fro Simon Williams
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    . How many milk teeth does a child normally get? Answer = 20 2. Which number comes next: 61, 122, 183, 244? Answer = 305 3. The first pop video was used to promote which single that first topped the charts in 1975? Answer = Don’t know which one but one of these :- 11 January "Lonely This Christmas" Mud 18 January "Down Down" Status Quo 25 January "Ms Grace" The Tymes 1 February "January" Pilot 22 February "Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)" Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 8 March "If" Telly Savalas 22 March "Bye Bye Baby" Bay City Rollers 3 May "Oh Boy!" Mud 17 May "Stand By Your Man" Tammy Wynette 7 June "Whispering Grass" Don Estelle & Windsor Davies 28 June "I'm Not in Love" 10cc 12 July "Tears On My Pillow" Johnny Nash 19 July "Give a Little Love" Bay City Rollers 9 August "Barbados" Typically Tropical 16 August "I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)" The Stylistics 6 September "Sailing" Rod Stewart 4 October "Hold Me Close" David Essex 25 October "I Only Have Eyes for You" Art Garfunkel 8 November "Space Oddity" David Bowie 22 November "D.I.V.O.R.C.E." Billy Connolly 29 November "Bohemian Rhapsody" Queen 4. Which US president was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth? Answer = Abraham Lincoln Did you know that President Lincoln was shot in the head at Ford's Theatre in Washington AND an attempt to shoot President Ford was outside a theatre whilst getting into a Lincoln. 5. What is the SI unit of work or energy, named after a British physicist? Answer = Joule Joule, unit of work or energy in the International System of Units (SI); it is equal to the work done by a force of one newton acting through one metre. Named in honour of the English physicist James Prescott Joule, it equals 107 ergs, or approximately 0.7377 foot-pounds. 6. Which dish normally consists of cooked rice, flaked fish and hard boiled eggs? Answer = Kedgeree 7. What is a hornbeam? Answer = tree 8. Who was the younger brother of Cain and Abel? Answer = Seth 9. Who starred as Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe in TV’s Wycliffe? Answer = Jack Shepherd 10. In the RAF how many squadrons make up a wing? Answer = 3 Most flying squadrons are commanded by a wing commander who oversees around 200 personnel and between 12 and 16 aircraft. A squadron is further divided into flights, under the command of a squadron leader. A squadron usually consists of three flights. 11. Linonophobia is the fear of what? Answer = string A piece of string walks into a bar A piece of string walks into a bar and walks up to the counter. The bartender says, "Sorry mate, we don't serve pieces of string in here, get lost." Upset, the piece of string walks out the door. A sudden thought strikes him. He ties himself in a knot and messes his hair up. He walks back into the bar and approaches the counter. The bartender says, "Oi, aren't you that piece of string from before...?" "No," says the piece of string, "I'm a frayed knot." 12. Which symbol denotes a battlefield on an Ordnance Survey map? Answer = crossed swords I’ll bet you didn’t know …. Reuters, now one of the world’s biggest new agencies, began in 1850 – using pigeons. Answer = Coo I never knew that. -------- My homing pigeon died. I’m worried it will come back to haunt me.
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