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“I started working at the Planetarium as a part-time lecturer the first year it opened,” recalls Tanner, now 75. “That was in 1968. In fact, I did the very first presentation ever at the Planetarium. It was called ‘The Way of the Stars.’ I have always been big into astronomy.”

By 1967, after a fruitful run at CFUN, where he literally called the play-by-play of Beatlemania and the free love revolution happening right outside the station’s window, Tanner was working for the open-format radio station LG73. A year later, he accepted the part-time gig at the Planetarium and worked both jobs. Read more.


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