FRIDAY 7/31/2015

Today in History: 1932: George Washington quarter goes into circulation 1952: The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare is created 1964: Rolling Stones concert is stopped after 12 minutes due to riots 1981: MLB strike ends after 42 days DON'T FORGET THE MT. HOLLY FARMER'S MARKET TOMORROW MORNING

FRIDAY 7/31/2015

Friday July 31, 2015 - Today is National Mutt Day, be sure to give yours a big hug Happy Birthday to the following BrightStar Radio listeners Lisa York of Belmont; Crystal Human of Stanley; Kathie Brown and Peggy Poindexter of Mt. Holly Today's Celebrity Birthday's are: Actor (Lurch / The Munster's) - Ted Cassidy Actor - Dean Cain Singer - Gary Lewis Ex Panther - Kevin Greene Author (Harry Potter series) J.K. Rowling



Thursday July 30, 2015 - Today is National Cheesecake Day and Chili Dog Day Don't Forget the Lowell Farmers Market today from 4-7pm BrightStar Radio wishes Lawrence Ronland of Mt. Holly a Happy Birthday Our celebrity Birthday's today are: Former Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Singers: Buddy Guy and Paul Anka Actors: Lisa Kudrow, Delta Burke, and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Thursday 7/30/2015

Thursday 7/30/15 Hope you are having a wonderful day! Tune in to BrightStar Radio Fun 101 and enjoy the best of the oldies and Carolina Beach music Today in History: 1928: George Eastman shows the 1st color motion picture 1956: US Motto "In God We Trust" was authorized 1969: Barbara Streisand opens for Liberace at International Hotel in Las Vegas 1971: Ex Beatle George Harrison released Bangladesh


Friday July 10, 2015

TGIF - Today is National Collector Car Appreciation - So if you have one show it off Don't forget - Mt. Holly's Farmer's Market Saturday Morning Our local Birthdays today are: Jerry Smith-Charlotte, Debbie Ellington-Belmont. Carol Cope-Mt. Holly, Dana Simpson-Dallas and Kristy Whittington-Gastonia Celebrity Birthdays Include: Fred Gwynne aka Herman Munster, Sofia Vergara and Jessica Simpson Toady in History: 1913: Death Valley, CA. hits 134 degrees, the highest temperature recorded in US history 1962: Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested during a demonstration in Georgia. 1979: Check Berry sentenced to 4 months in jail for tax evasion 1985: Coca-Cola Co. announced they would resume the "old" coke Formula


Thursday July 9, 2015

Happy Thursday - It's National Sugar Cookie Day, have one with a cup of coffee or glass of milk while listening to the BrightStar Radio. BrightStar Radio Fun 101 - The BEST online radio for the 50's, 60's 70's and Carolina Beach music. TUNE US IN AND TURN IT UP! HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the following BrightStar Grill & Radio fans Robert Baltzegar-Mt. Holly, Yates Pryor-Mt. Holly, Dorothy Nilson-Mt. Holly, Mary Robinson-Belmont and Kim Helms-Mt. Holly Today the following Celebrities are also celebrating birthdays Football great - OJ Simpson, Actors Tom Hanks and Fred Savage III Today In History 1922: Johnny Wessmuller aka Tarzan swims 1st 100m Free Style in under 1 minute. 1932: Boston Braves Football forms the Washington Redskins 1953: 1st passenger helicopter 1956: Dick Clark's 1st appearance on American Bandstand 1972: 1st tour of Paul McCarty and Wings 1997: Mike Tyson banned from boxing after biting Holyfield


Wednesday July 8, 2015

Wednesday July 8, 2015 Today is National Chocolate with Almonds Day A big BrightStar Birthday Wish to: James Inscoe-Gastonia, Robert Cloniger-Stanley, Rachel Hoffman-Mt. Holly, Alyssa Sturgill-Mt. Holly and Tabetha Pruitt of Rock Hill SC Celebrity Birthday's include: Famous Chef Wolfgang Puck, Country Singer Toby Keith, Actor/Rapper Jaden Smith, and Actor Kevin Bacon. Today in History: 1975: Gerald Ford announced he would seek the Republican nomination for President of the U.S.A. 2011: Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the US Space Shuttle Program


Tuesday July 7, 2015

Tuesday July 7, 2015 Today is National Father/Daughter Take A Walk Day and Strawberry Sundae Day - so Dad, take your little girl for a walk and share a big strawberry sundae, she will always remember it. BrightStar Radio Fun 101 would like to wish the following a Happy Birthday Jeffery Welch-Gastonia, Ricky Hagans-Gastonia, Jackie Stewart-Charlotte, Tammy Roberson-Charlotte, Steven Edwards-Belmont, Elisa Phillips-Belmont and Steve Mullinex-Gastonia Celebrity Birthday includes Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr Today in History: 1930: Construction begins on the Hoover Dam 1972: 1st group of women were sworn in to the FBI BrightStar Radio Fun 101 plays your favorite oldies from the 50's, 60's, and 70's and the BEST Carolina Beach Music - so tune us in and turn it up while at work or home. We are always on the air


Monday July 6, 2015

Monday July 6, 2015 Today is National Fried Chicken Day Please joining the BrightStar in wishing the following a Happy Birthday Wanda Franks-Mt. Holly and Archie Huffstetler also from Mt. Holly Celebrity Birthdays include: Janet Leigh from Psycho, Burt Ward aka Robin from Batman & Robin, Sylvester Stallone and the 43rd President George W. Bush Today in History: 1924: 1st photo sent experimentally sent across the Atlantic by radio 1928: 1st all-talking motion picture was shown in NY 1933: 1st All-Star Baseball Game - played in Chicago 1942: Anne Frank's family goes in to hiding 1947: Soviet Union start production of the AK-47 1957: Paul McCarty & John Lennon meet for the first time 1994: Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump hits the movie theaters.


Sunday July 5,2015

Sunday July 5, 2015 THANK YOU for all that came out yesterday to the fundraiser for America Diabetes all proceeds go to the association in memory of Howard Black. Happy Birthday to our local listeners; Dick Dubler-Mt. Holly, and Dale Parker of Gastonia Celebrity Birthday - Huey Lewis, singer Today in History: 1865-The Salvation Army was Founded 1946-the bikini was introduced


Saturday July 4, 2015


1776 - AMERICA DECLARES INDEPENDENCE - HAPPY 239th BIRTHDAY TODAY 10am - Noon join the team for a American Diabetes Association fundraiser in memory of Howard Black, there will be Music, Food, Prizes and Surprises. Happy Birthday to our local patrons, Eleni York-Gastonia; Ronnie Huffstetler-Mt. Holly, Lisa Brakett-Belmont; Lisa Thompson-Belmont and Ginger Richmond-Gastonia.


Friday July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015 Come enjoy the Best Oldies and Carolina Beach Music while enjoying great food at the BrightStar Grill - But if you can't make it Tune us in online, where the music never stops. REMINDER: Come join us for a America Diabetes Association fundraiser in memory of Howard Black. There will be Music, Food, and Prizes, 7/4 from 10:00-Noon Join BrightStar Radio in wishing Trevor Shuping of Gastonia a Happy Birthday Celebrity Birthdays include: Geraldo Rivera , Montel Williams Talk Show Hosts, Aaron Tippin - country music singer and Tom Cruise - actor Today in History: 1985: Back to the Future was release


Thursday July 2, 2015

Thursday July 2, 2015 FIREWORKS TONIGHT - DOWNTOWN MT. HOLLY REMINDER: Come join the BrightStar team for a fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association in memory of Howard Black. No local birthdays to report Celebrity Birthdays include: NASCAR 7 time champion Richard Petty and Sam Hornish Jr. who drives for Richard, WWE Superstar Brett "the hitman" Hart, and actress Lindsay Lohan. Today in History: 1937: Amelia Earhart disappears 1992: Chevrolet builds its 1 millionth Corvette 1997: Men In Black premiers


Wednesday July 1, 2015

Hey Mike what day is it???? Hump Day! This is a special week for American and The BrighStar Grill - Please plan to join us on Independence Day from 10 AM until noon as we have a special fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association in memory of the late Howard Black! We will have free burgers and hotdogs for everyone who joins us! With face painting for the kids, live music, baked goods for sale, and a raffle with awesome prizes, everyone can find something to enjoy while supporting a great cause! For more information, contact us at the restaurant! 704-827-0212 We hope to see you there! No local birthday's to report Celebrity Birthday's are Dan Aykroyd and Pam Anderson Today in History: 1979 the first Sony Walkman goes on sale 2005 The last Ford Thunderbird was produced

Wednesday July 1, 2015