April 2: Mall Centre preview; golfer Dan Halldorson.

April 2, 1963 - A full-page ad in the Free Press introduces the design for the Mall Centre to be constructed at Portage and Colony. It featured a seven storey office tower, 300 car parkade, retail mall and the city's central bus station.

April 2, 1952 - Golfer Dan Halldorson is born in Winnipeg. He qualified for the PGA Tour in 1975 and played on the tour for over 20 years. He won events in 1980 and 1986. He now lives in Illinois.

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