Guess Who This Is

41 Persons in the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame:

Benny Goodman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin David Goodman
Nickname(s):
King of Swing
Patriarch of the Clarinet
The Professor
Swing's Senior Statesman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Clarinet. Jazz and swing music.
Song:NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1983.
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1957.
Kennedy Center Honors 1982.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Betty White

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Betty Marion White
Birth Date:
Age today:
95, 34 days before her 96th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Allen Ludden, until his death.
Younger than Allen Ludden by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

TV series:Often a guest on game TV shows::Movies:Television Academy Hall of Fame 2002.
California Hall of Fame 2002.
Television Hall of Fame 1995.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2012.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6747 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Bing Crosby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bob Crosby by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Dixie Lee, until her earlier death.
Older than Dixie Lee by 8 years.
father of
father of
husband of
Kathryn Grant, until he died.
Older than Kathryn Grant by 30 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang "crooner" style.
"On the Road" movies with:Song:Movie musical:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1978.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1998.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Bob Barker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert William Barker
Birth Date:
Age today:
94, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV programs:Television Academy Hall of Fame 2007.
Hall of Famous Missourians 2007.
South Dakota Hall of Fame 1980.
Television Hall of Fame 2004.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2008.
Missouri Walk of Fame 2009.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Bob Keeshan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert James Keeshan
Also Known As:
Captain Kangaroo
Capt. Kangaroo
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Played role of:on TV show:then hosted TV show:Book:NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1998.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Bob Newhart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Robert Newhart
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies:Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000.
Television Hall of Fame 1992.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2009.
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2002.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2015.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 6 January 1999.

Bob Uecker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert George Uecker
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Commercials for Miller Beer.
TV series:Ford C Frick Award 2003.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 2011.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2001.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2012.
Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2003.

Carol Burnett

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carol Creighton Burnett
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

mother of
wife of
Joe Hamilton, until his death.
Younger than Joe Hamilton by 4 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies:Broadway plays:Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993.
Kennedy Center Honors 2003.
California Hall of Fame 2009.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
Television Hall of Fame 1985.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1995.
Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6439 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 21 May 1975.

Casey Kasem

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kemal Amin Kasem
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lebanese immigrant parents. Disk jockey.
Voice of:in the animated TV series:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1992.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1985.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1995.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 27 April 1981.

Charles Osgood

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Osgood Wood III
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 25 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program:and host of TV program:Known for wearing a bowtie and relating stories in poetic verse or playing piano and singing. Closes his programs with "I'll see you on the radio".
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1990.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2006.

Edgar Bergen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edgar John Bergen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ventriloquist.
Puppets:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1982.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1978.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6766 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6425 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Ernie Kovacs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Edward Kovacs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 10 days before his 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Edie Adams, until he died.
Older than Edie Adams by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Died in a car accident.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1995.
Television Hall of Fame 1987.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6307 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Garry Marshall

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Garry Kent Masciarelli
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
father of
older brother of
Older than Penny Marshall by 7 years.
uncle of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Directed movies:TV series:Created TV series:Television Academy Hall of Fame 2004.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Bronx Walk of Fame 1994.
Television Hall of Fame 1997.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2012.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6838 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 23 November 1983.

Gary Owens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gary Altman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

South Dakota Hall of Fame 1995.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1994.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1995.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 20 May 1981.

George Burns

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nathan Birnbaum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Gracie Allen, until her earlier death.
Younger than Gracie Allen by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movie:Partner with wife in group:Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
Kennedy Center Honors 1988.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1639 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6510 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
A star at 6672 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.

Guglielmo Marconi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi
Also Known As:
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Credited as the inventor of radio, then called wireless telegraphy. Nobel Prize in Physics 1909.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1978.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.

Harry Caray

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Christopher Carabina
Nickname(s):
The Mayor of Rush Street
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 11 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadcaster for baseball teams:Famed for leading the song:during the seventh inning "stretch".
Ford C Frick Award 1989.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1989.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1988.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6321 Delmar Boulevard.

Jack Benny

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Kubelsky
Also Known As:
Ben K. Benny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mary Livingstone, until he died.
Older than Mary Livingstone by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Played violin, or "fiddle." Radio and TV show:Known for his comedy routines with:as Rochester.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1977.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1505 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Jack Buck

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Francis Buck
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Announced games for baseball team:Also football for CBS radio program:Distinct gravelly voice.
Missouri Wall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1995.
Ford C Frick Award 1987.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1990.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1990.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Hall of Famous Missourians 2006.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2005.
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6307 Delmar Boulevard.

Jerry Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Levitch
Nickname(s):
Picchiatello
The King of Comedy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Often paired with:in movies. Host of MS Telethon.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.
French Legion of Honor.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1991.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Kate Smith

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Elizabeth Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Alto.
Songs:North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2009.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1982.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1999.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6157 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Larry King

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Harvey Zeigler
Also Known As:
Lawrence Harvey King
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV talk show host on CNN, program:Married to 7 women, one twice, as of 2009.
Voice actor in movies:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Cable Hall of Fame 2012.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1992.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 2 May 1997.

Lucille Ball

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lucille Desiree Ball
Also Known As:
Diane Belmont
Lucille Ball Arnaz'Lucille Ball Morton
Nickname(s):
Lucy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Desi Arnaz by 5 years.
mother of
wife of
Gary Morton, until she died.
Older than Gary Morton by 13 years.
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Star of TV shows:Movies:Broadway musical:National Women's Hall of Fame 2001.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992.
Kennedy Center Honors 1986.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1989.
Television Hall of Fame 1984.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6436 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6100 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Mel Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Allen Israel
Nickname(s):
Voice of the Yankees
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called games for baseball team:Ford C Frick Award 1978.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1972.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1985.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.
Yankee Stadium Monument Park 1998.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1986.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1979.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1995.

Milton Berle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mendel Berlinger
(other sources:) Milton Berlinger
Nickname(s):
Uncle Miltie
Mr. Television
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

California Hall of Fame 2007.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992.
Television Hall of Fame 1984.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6771 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Orson Welles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Orson Wells
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Rita Hayworth by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Famed for radio show:which caused a panic.
Movies:Narrator in many movies.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Theater Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1979.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1600 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6552 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Paul Harvey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Harvey Aurandt
Also Known As:
Paul Aurandt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book:Radio show:where he often said, "... and now, the rest of the story".
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1955.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1979.
DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1993.

Ray Goulding

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Walter Goulding

Brief Facts:

Radio show:with:NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1984.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1981.

Red Barber

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanier Barber
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called baseball games for teams:Considered the definer of radio game commentary style.
Ford C Frick Award 1978.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1973.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1995.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1986.

Red Skelton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Bernard Skelton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies:International Clown Hall of Fame 1989.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1994.
Television Hall of Fame 1988.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1984.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Regis Philbin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Talk show host.
TV series:Television Academy Hall of Fame 2008.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Bronx Walk of Fame 1998.
Television Hall of Fame 2006.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2006.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 10 April 2003.

Rick Dees

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rigdon Osmond Dees III
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs:Radio program:National Radio Hall of Fame 1999.
North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 2013.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to radio; ceremony: 17 September 1984.

Ronald Reagan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Dutch
the Gipper
the Great Communicator
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Jane Wyman by 2 years.
father of
by adoption father of
husband of
Nancy Reagan, until he died.
Older than Nancy Reagan by 10 years.
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Governor of California. 40th President of US.
California Hall of Fame 2006.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1989.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1990.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993.
Congressional Gold Medal 2000.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1986.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2011.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6374 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 6 February 1997.

Roone Arledge

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roone Pinckney Arledge Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Channel:Created TV show:Winner of 37 Emmy Awards.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994.
Television Hall of Fame 1989.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Roy Acuff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Claxton Acuff
Nickname(s):
King of Country Music
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Ole Opry.
Band:Song:Country Music Hall of Fame 1962.
Kennedy Center Honors 1991.
National Medal of Arts 1991.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1988.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.

Rush Limbaugh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III
Also Known As:
Rusty Sharpe
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 29 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Conservative radio talk show host and commentator, radio program:Books:Missouri Wall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1993.
Hall of Famous Missourians 2012.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1998.

Sid Caesar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Isaac Sidney Caesar
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows:Movies:1948 Broadway revue:Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1993.
Television Hall of Fame 1985.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1989.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7014 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Tom Joyner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Joyner
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show:Book:The Official R&B Music Hall of Fame 2013.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2000.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2008.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1998.

Vin Scully

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Vincent Edward Scully
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadcaster for games of teams:Ford C Frick Award 1982.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1991.
American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1992.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1995.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2009.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 2008.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2016.
Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame 2009.
Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 9 June 1982.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

William S. Paley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William S. Paley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 12, Paley added a middle initial to his name. The "S." has no meaning. The CEO who built Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) to amajor influence.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1977.
Junior Achievement U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1984.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
Television Hall of Fame 1984.

Wolfman Jack

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Weston Smith
Also Known As:
Daddy Jules
Big Smith
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Disk jockey, gravelly voice.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1996.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1999.
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