Renee is on Monday-Friday from 10am-3pm!
HI! I have lived and worked in CT my whole life....I LOVE it here! I grew up listening to WHCN..and it's so cool to be a part of the team now!
I knew in 8th grade at O'Brien School in East Hartford that I wanted to be a DJ!
I also host 2 shows: Celebrity Access, where you'll get great interviews from all the stars & Community Access, a show that provides all kinds of lifestyle information, health tips, family events, public service announcements.....on and on, if it's going on in Connecitut we're on it!
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT! Hear it every day at 10am on The River 105.9! To request your favorite artist, email email@example.com
|State Motto: Qui transtulit sustinet (He who transplanted still sustains)|
|State Flower: Mountain Laurel|
|State Bird: American Robin|
|State Song: "Yankee Doodle"|
|State Tree: White Oak|
|State Mammal: Sperm Whale|
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Favorite color? Navy Blue
Best friend(s)? WELL - my husband Sal and our dogs Daisy Mae & Luke ( and of course a good buddy Sampson who's no longer with us)
Middle name? Elizabeth
Birthday? July 4th!!!
Favorite dessert? ANYthing that is creamy with chocolate.
Dream car? a classic Mustang
Biggest pet peeve? People who don't read their WHOLE e mails!
Favorite past time? LONG drives and playing the piano
Favorite disney movie? ALL the ones with Princesses!
Favorite song? There's a lot - but Here Comes the Sun from the Beatles reminds me of when I got Sampson, my faithful buddy of 15 1/2 yrs.
3 most loved food items? COFFEE, Roasted Peppers and a loaf of bread, DARK CHOCOLATE
Summer or winter? Winter
Brothers and sisters? A sister Jessica - she lives in the UK, married and she just made me an Auntie!
What is your motto in life? Always say what you mean and do what you say.
Hear In the Spotlight every weekday at 10am on The River 105.9 - request your own! email firstname.lastname@example.org - use SPOTLIGHT in the subject line!
2/8: On this day, 1975, Bob Dylan went to #1 on the US chart with his 15th studio album Blood On The Tracks, his second US #1 album. The album has become one of Dylan's all-time best-selling studio releases, with a double-platinum US certification by the Recording Industry Association of America.
TODAY IN MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT HISTORY
1920 or 1921- Actress Lana Turner (The Postman Always Rings Twice, Peyton Place) was born. (Most sources say she was born in 1920, but in her autobiography, Turner claimed she was one year younger than the records showed.) Turner died in 1995 at the age of either 74 or 75.
1925- Actor Jack Lemmon was born. He became famous in movies like Some Like it Hot and The Apartment, and won two Oscars for his roles in the films Mister Roberts and Save the Tiger. He died in 2001 at the age of 76.
1931- James Dean was born. He only made three movies (Rebel Without a Cause, East of Eden and Giant) before he died in a car accident at the age of 24.
1976- Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver starring Robert DeNiro, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel and Jodie Foster opened at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles.
1990- The singer/songwriter known as Del Shannon - who had the No. 1 hit “Runaway” in 1961 - committed suicide at age 55.
1992- "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart.
2005- The Doobie Brothers drummer Keith Knudsen died in Kentfield, Calif. of pneumonia at age 56.
2007- Model and tabloid sensation Anna Nicole Smith died at age 39 of an accidental drug overdose.
2010- Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of the pop superstar in Los Angeles Superior Court. (Murray was convicted and sentenced to four years in jail.)