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Who Switched the Lights on in...


all the stars listed here

Year...and the star was
1934 Lord Derby
1935 Railway Queen Audrey Mosson
1936 Sir Josiah Stamp
1937 Alderman Ashton, then later by the Duke of Kent
1938 Coun Mrs Quayle
1939 Cancelled when war broke out - no further display until 1949
1949 Anna Neagle
1950 Wilfred Pickles
1951 Sir Stanley Matthews
1952 Valerie Hobson
1953 George Formby
1954 Gilbert Harding
1955 Jacob Malik - Russian Ambassador
1956 Reginald Dixon
1957 John H Whitney - American Ambassador
1958 "Matty" Matthews
1959 Jayne Mansfield
1960 Janet Munro
1961 Violet Carson
1962 Shirley Ann Field
1963 Cliff Michelmore
1964 Gracie Fields
1965 David Tomlinson
1966 Ken Dodd
1967 Dr Horace King
1968 Sir Matt Busby
1969 Canberra Bomber
1970 Tony Blackburn
1971 Cast of Dad's Army
1972 Danny La Rue
1973 Gordon Banks
1974 Wendy Craig
1975 Tom Baker (Dr Who)
1976 Miss UK - Carol Ann Grant
1977 Red Rum
1978 Terry Wogan
1979 Kermit the Frog and the Muppets
1980 Cannon & Ball
1981 Earl and Countess of Spencer
1982 Rear Admiral "Sandy" Woodward
1983 Doris Speed & the cast of Coronation Street
1984 Johannes Rau
1985 Joanna Lumley
1986 Les Dawson
1987 Frank Bough
1988 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Sarah Brightman
1989 Frank Bruno
1990 Bet & Alec Gilroy, Coronation Street
1991 Derek Jamieson
1992 Lisa Stansfield
1993 Status Quo
1994 Shirley Bassey
1995 Bee Gees
1996 Eternal & the Radio 1 Road Show
1997 Michael Ball
1998 Chris de Burgh
1999 Gary Barlow
2000 Westlife
2001 Steps & the Radio 2 Road Show
2002 Ronan Keating
2003 Blue
2004 Geri Halliwell
2005 Chris Evans
2006 Peter Kay
2007 Dr Who



I have recently become disappointed in the quality of hotel's in Blackpool. However this hotel has proved that it is able to provide quality without expense. We will stay here again and recommend to friends. [View more comments]