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Who’s Older?

Today is the birthday of one of the world’s most famous drummers, Rick Allen of Def Leppard.  He joined the band at the age of 16 and as you may guess – he’s the youngest member of the group.  On June 9th 1984, he lost control of his Corvette while street racing near his home of Sheffield, England.  The car ... Read More »

Who’s Older?

Robert Van Winkle gained the nickname Vanilla Ice by being the only white kid breakdancing on a street in Dallas.  He didn’t care for it but, it stuck.  He dabbled in rap but didn’t get serious about it until he broke his ankle in a motocross race.  “Ice Ice Baby” was actually the B side to his first single “Play ... Read More »

Who’s Older?

Happy birthday to the guy best known for his work on the hit Fox TV show “Glee.”  Matthew Morrison portrays Will Schuester, or Mr Schue as he’s known by the kids.  Mr Schue is the director of the William McKinley High School Glee Club, which was in sorry shape prior to his arrival.  Morrison was in St Louis recently to ... Read More »

Who’s Older?

Winona Ryder’s first big role came in 1988 as the goth teenager Lydia in Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice.  She was nominated for Academy Awards for her work in The Age of Innocence and Little Women.  Ryder was engaged to Johnny Depp for three years in the early 90s.  He even had “Winona Forever” tattooed on his arm.  But when they broke ... Read More »

Who’s Older?

No, it’s not Peter Griffin’s birthday.  But his creator turns a year older today.  Seth MacFarlane started in the cartoon business working as an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera.  He liked his job but he wanted to do edgier humor.  So he pitched “Family Guy” to Fox.  After the success of “King of the Hill” and “The Simpsons”, Fox decided ... Read More »

Who’s Older?

Katy Perry was born on this date as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson into a very religious household.  She had to listen to popular music secretly and when she began singing outside of the church choir, it came as a big surprise to her parents.  She released an album (while still in high school) called Katy Hudson, but it didn’t chart.  At ... Read More »

Talk of the Town-This Week-Canterbury Enterprises

Join Rick Wallace and his guest-Charlie Fischer-the Manager of Canterbury Enterprises. Canterbury was established here in St Louis in 1983. They are a non-profit sheltered workshop employing people with disabilities. They ensure the highest standards by providing ongoing training and management supervision. Find out all about them-and-their Trivia Night and Silent Auction coming up November 10th-this week on Talk of ... Read More »

CRY or LAUGH—I’M TORN….CARDS FANS WATCH!

Wow, this kid is a Cardinal fan.  Every tear in his little body streams with grief, anguish and anger.  I felt his emotional plea—with teary eyes and laughter.  We share your pain, buddy.  Just like love, baseball will break your heart. Grab a tissue and watch. Read More »

Who’s Older?

If our St Louis Cardinals had beaten the Giants they would be playing in game one of the World Series today – Rafael Furcal’s birthday.  The Cards’ shortstop couldn’t play in any of the postseason due to an elbow injury.  Check out the picture and you’ll see why so many ballplayers suffer elbow problems.  Furcal started his major league career ... Read More »

8 to 5 BRIBE: Pick Your Purse – Official Rules

106.5 THE ARCH – 8 TO 5 BRIBE – PICK YOUR PURSE CONTEST   OFFICIAL RULES     1.         HOW TO ENTER/PLAY:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.   This is a “listen and win” contest.  The contest will run from Monday, November 5, 2012, through Friday, November 30, 2012.   Listen to the 106.5 The Arch from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ... Read More »