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 firstname.lastname@example.org
|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.
3/21: On this day, 2009, U2 went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'No Line on the Horizon', the bands twelfth studio album.
Also on this day:
1967- Steve McQueen left his handprints, footprints and signature in the cement outside Hollywood’s Chinese Theater.
1969- One day after their wedding, newlyweds John Lennon and Yoko Ono left Paris on their way to Amsterdam, as chronicled in the Beatles' "The Ballad of John and Yoko." They couple spent the next eight days in a "bed-in" for peace.
1976- David Bowie and Iggy Pop were arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession in New York. They were released on $2,000 bail and the charges were eventually dropped.
1980- In one of TV’s most famous cliffhangers, J.R. Ewing was shot by an unknown assailant on Dallas, leaving America wondering “Who shot J.R.?” [His sister-in-law, Kristin Shepard, played by Mary Crosby.]
1987- The album The Joshua Tree by Irish rockers U2 was released.
1988- The Bad album by Michael Jackson was certified Multi Platinum 5x by the RIAA.
1994- Bruce Springsteen won the Best Song Oscar for his "Streets of Philadelphia" from the movie Philadelphia starring Tom Hanks as a man with AIDS. The song was the first Springsteen had ever written directly for a film.
1994- Steven Spielberg won his first two Oscars. They were for Best Picture and Best Director for Schindler's List. Schindler's List also became the first black and white film to win Best Picture in 33 years (the one before it being The Apartment), and the last one to win before The Artist last year.
1999- In a major upset, Shakespeare in Love beat out favored winner Saving Private Ryan for the Best Picture Oscar.
2000- The No Strings Attached album by 'N Sync was released and became the first album in history to sell more than 1 million units in one day with a total of 1.1 million.