|Ivy Bensons Timeline|
|"Battle of Britain"||
February, the new
band toured with "Meet the Girls" revue.
|America builds the Sherman tank||
|Germany builds the Messerschmitt ME262||
|Band appeared in Variety, booked by Jack Hylton.|
|Italy joins the Allies||
Dance Orchestra" became one of BBC Radios contract bands. January
- moved HQ to Bristol. Returned to London in October making her first
records for EMI at Abbey Road studios.Did 22 weeks at the Palladium
with Max Miller.
|D Day Invasion of Europe||
|Band plays 6 months at London Palladium. Then a provincial tour of Theatres inc Belle Vue Ballroom, Mmanchester. Ivy collapses on stage- kidney problems|
|Atomic Bomb dropped- WWII ends||
|July - First European tour to Berlin - to continue for next 3 years|
|Nurenberg trials start||
Booking cancelled by Stoll theatres
|First Rock & Roll song - Roy Brown with "Good rockin' tonight"||
|Berlin Airlift begins||
|Summer Seasons at Butlin holiday camps.|
Caryll S. Clark at Filey Holiday Camp, on 11 October 1949 - he was the
son of noted variety artists Billy Caryll & Hilda Monday. Bridegroom
was a Stage producer for Butlins; Ivy met him at Butlins, Skegness, 1948.
Tour of Middle East - Egypt, Malta & Tripoli.
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