It's October 24th, and it's 'find the space for all the candles' time for former Rolling Stones bassist and latterday Rhythm King Bill Wyman. He was born William George Perks in Lewisham, London, in 1936.
It's also 27 years since Michael Jackson's Bad topped the charts, 78 years since John Wayne's first starring role – in The Big Trail –, and 107 years since 63-year-old schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel.
Why? It was her birthday, and she needed the money...
On which subject – needing the money, that is, not birthdays – this week, apart from preparing for the
What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision/Stuff Live Show, which opens next Friday, we have mainly been working on...- Bringing you exclusive online reviews of products including
Denon's AVR-2809 receiver and
Sony's Play TV for the PS3
- Looking forward to HD developments in
- Showing you how
Bang & Olufsen and
Sony are planning to weather the financial storm
- And checking out
the world's smallest projector
More after the break
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