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73 Persons in the National Radio Hall of Fame:

Agnes Moorehead

Real/Birth Name:
Agnes Robertson Moorehead
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series Bewitched. Movies Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons. National Radio Hall of Fame 2014. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1719 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6604 Delmar Boulevard.

Alan Freed

Real/Birth Name:
Albert James Freed
Also Known As:
Moondog
Nickname(s):
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Introduced the phrase "rock and roll" on his shows. Lost work because of the payola scandal. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6381 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 10 December 1991.
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Art Laboe

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Egnoian
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Credited with coining the term "Oldies But Goodies." Album Oldies But Goodies. National Radio Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6800 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 17 July 1981.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 144 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 29 November 2003.

Arthur Godfrey

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Morton Godfrey
Nickname(s):
The Old Redhead
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio and TV host, tv show The Arthur Godfrey Show. Movie The Great Bank Hoax. Ukelele player on his show. Ukulele Hall of Fame 2001. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1976. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1987. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1976. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Benny Goodman

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin David Goodman
Nickname(s):
King of Swing
Patriarch of the Clarinet
The Professor
Swing's Senior Statesman
Gender:
Male
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 Sometimes I'm Happy. 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. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Bing Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Gender:
Male
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 Bob Hope. Song White Christmas. Movie musical Holiday Inn. 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. Cecil B DeMille Award 1960. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Bob Hope

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Townes Hope
Also Known As:
Lester Hope
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dolores Hope, until he died.
Older than Dolores Hope by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Signature song Thanks for the Memory. Movies Call Me Bwana, The Seven Little Foys, Son of Paleface, The Lemon Drop Kid, Fancy Pants, Sorrowful Jones, Road to Bali, Road to Rio, Road to Hong Kong. Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1936. World Golf Hall of Fame 1983. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995. Kennedy Center Honors 1985. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969. National Medal of Arts 1995. Congressional Gold Medal 1962. London Avenue of Stars. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Television Hall of Fame 1987. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Cecil B DeMille Award 1963. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1985. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6758 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 November 1992.

Bob Uecker

Real/Birth Name:
Robert George Uecker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
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 Mr. Belvedere. Ford C Frick Award 2003. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998. National Radio Hall of Fame 2001. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 2012. Milwaukee Brewers Walk of Fame 2003. NSMA Hall of Fame 2011. Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor 2014.

Bud Abbott

Real/Birth Name:
William Alexander Abbott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In Abbott and Costello movies with Lou Costello. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. National Radio Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6333 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6740 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Casey Kasem

Real/Birth Name:
Kemal Amin Kasem
Gender:
Female
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 Shaggy in the animated TV series Scooby Doo, Where Are You!, What's New, Scooby-Doo?. 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.
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Charles Osgood

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Osgood Wood III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program The Osgood File and host of TV program CBS Sunday Morning. 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.

Charlie Tuna

Real/Birth Name:
Art Ferguson
Also Known As:
Billy O'Day
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Personality at stations KBIG, KRTH-FM and others. Announcer on a number of game TV shows, including Time Machine, Scrabble, Scattergories, The $25,000 Pyramid, The Quiz Kids Challenge, The New Battlestars. National Radio Hall of Fame 2008. Honorary mayor of Tarzana, California since 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to radio; ceremony: 10 January 1990.
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David Sarnoff

Real/Birth Name:
David Sarnoff
Nickname(s):
The General
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Main influence in development of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and NBC. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Television Hall of Fame 1984. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2013. Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

Dick Clark

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Wagstaff Clark
Nickname(s):
America's Oldest Teenager
The World's Oldest Teenager
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show American Bandstand. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993. Television Academy Hall of Fame 2000. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Guitar Center RockWalk 1991. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Television Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at Corner of Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Don Ameche

Real/Birth Name:
Dominic Felix Amici
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movie Cocoon. National Radio Hall of Fame 1992. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Don Imus

Real/Birth Name:
John Donald Imus Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Syndicated talk radio show Imus in the Morning. Controversy over racist remarks. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1996. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989.

Dr. Demento

Real/Birth Name:
Barret Eugene Hansen
Also Known As:
Eugene Hansen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Host of comedy radio show Dr. Demento. Comedy Music Hall of Fame 2005. National Radio Hall of Fame 2009.

Eddie Anderson

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund Lincoln Anderson
Also Known As:
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Role of Rochester van Jones on radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Movie Gone with the Wind. Known for raspy voice. Owned race horse Burnt Cork. National Radio Hall of Fame 2001. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6513 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Eddie Cantor

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Israel Iskowitz
Nickname(s):
Banjo Eyes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Helped found March of Dimes. Theater Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 2000. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1978. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6648 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6765 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 1770 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Edgar Bergen

Real/Birth Name:
Edgar John Bergen
Gender:
Male
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:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ventriloquist. Puppets Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd. 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.
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A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6425 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Edward R. Murrow

Real/Birth Name:
Egbert Roscoe Murrow
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Made an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen Elizabeth II on March 5, 1965. TV shows CBS Evening News, Person to Person. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1992. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1992. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1964. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Television Hall of Fame 1984. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Elvis Duran

Real/Birth Name:
Elvis Duran
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio DJ. Radio program Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. National Radio Hall of Fame 2015. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1717 Vine Street for contributions to radio; ceremony: 2 March 2017.
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Ernie Harwell

Real/Birth Name:
William Earnest Harwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster for team Detroit Tigers. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1991. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1998. National Radio Hall of Fame 1998. Ford C Frick Award 1981. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2008. NSMA Hall of Fame 1989.

Eve Arden

Real/Birth Name:
Eunice Mary Quedens
Gender:
Female
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:

Radio and TV show Our Miss Brooks. Movies Night and Day, Anatomy of a Murder. In Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1936. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6329 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6714 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Real/Birth Name:
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Also Known As:
FDR
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Eleanor Roosevelt, until he died.
Older than Eleanor Roosevelt by 2 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Governor of New York. President during the Great Depression and World War II. Elected 4 terms. Had polio - confined to a wheelchair. Mistress Lucy Mercer was present when he died at Warm Springs, Georgia. Polio Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. Albert Medal 1941.

Fred Allen

Real/Birth Name:
John Florence Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio comedy, known for a gag "feud" with Jack Benny. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6709-1/2 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Freeman Gosden

Real/Birth Name:
Freeman Fisher Gosden
Nickname(s):
Gozzie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Amos Jones, the Kingfisher on the radio series Amos 'n' Andy. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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Gale Gordon

Real/Birth Name:
Charles T. Aldrich Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

National Radio Hall of Fame 1999. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Movie The 'Burbs Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6340 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Garrison Keillor

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Edward Keillor
Also Known As:
Gary Keillor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Book and radio program Prairie Home Companion. Stories from Lake Woebegon. Book Lake Wobegon Days. National Radio Hall of Fame 1994. National Humanities Medal 1999.

Gary Owens

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Altman
Gender:
Male
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.
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Gene Autry

Real/Birth Name:
Orvon Grover Autry
Also Known As:
The Singing Cowboy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Traveled and performed with the Fields Brothers Marvelous Medicine Show. Songs Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Here Comes Santa Claus, Frosty the Snowman, Back in the Saddle Again. Was owner of the baseball team California Angels and a Los Angeles television station. Country Music Hall of Fame 1969. Hall of Great Western Performers 1972. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame 1998. Texas Country Music Hall of Fame 1998. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 1981. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 1989. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007. Texas Trail of Fame 1998. National Radio Hall of Fame 2003. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1991. Angels Hall of Fame 2011. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star; ceremony: 7 April 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6644 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6384 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6520 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6667 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
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Goodman Ace

Real/Birth Name:
Goodman Aiskowitz
Also Known As:
Asa Goodman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show Easy Aces. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1979.

Graham McNamee

Real/Birth Name:
Graham McNamee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1984. Ford C Frick Award 2016. National Radio Hall of Fame 2011. NSMA Hall of Fame 1964. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6405 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Groucho Marx

Real/Birth Name:
Julius Henry Marx
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of
brother of
younger brother of
Younger than Harpo Marx by 1 year.
brother of

Brief Facts:

Comedy group The Marx Brothers. Trademark - big eyebrows and a cigar. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 1734 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Guglielmo Marconi

Real/Birth Name:
Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi
Also Known As:
Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi
Gender:
Male
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. Albert Medal 1914.

H.V. Kaltenborn

Real/Birth Name:
Hans von Kaltenborn
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

News commentator for CBS, covered World War II. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 2011. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.

Harry Caray

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Christopher Carabina
Nickname(s):
The Mayor of Rush Street
Gender:
Male
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:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadcaster for baseball teams St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Famed for leading the song Take Me Out to the Ball Game during the seventh inning "stretch". Ford C Frick Award 1989. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1989. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1994. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. NSMA Hall of Fame 1988. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6321 Delmar Boulevard.

Harry Kalas

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Kalas
Nickname(s):
Harry the K
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 18 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sportscaster, for team Philadelphia Phillies. Died after pre-game collapse. Ford C Frick Award 2002. National Radio Hall of Fame 2009. Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame 2000. Phillies Wall of Fame 2009. NSMA Hall of Fame 2008.

Howard Stern

Real/Birth Name:
Howard Allan Stern
Nickname(s):
Shock Jock
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20

Brief Facts:

Host of the nationally syndicated radio show Howard Stern Radio Show. Known for controversial programming. Movie and book Private Parts. National Radio Hall of Fame 2012.

Jack Benny

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Kubelsky
Also Known As:
Ben K. Benny
Gender:
Male
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 The Jack Benny Program. Known for his comedy routines with Eddie Anderson 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.
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A star at 1505 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Jack Brickhouse

Real/Birth Name:
John Beasley Brickhouse
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Television coverage of games for Chicago teams and more. American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame 1985. Ford C Frick Award 1983. National Radio Hall of Fame 1998. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. NSMA Hall of Fame 1983.

Jack Buck

Real/Birth Name:
John Francis Buck
Gender:
Male
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 St. Louis Cardinals. Also football for CBS radio program Monday Night Football. Distinct gravelly voice. Missouri Wall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. Ford C Frick Award 1987. 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. NSMA Hall of Fame 1990. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6307 Delmar Boulevard.

Jerry Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Francis Coleman
Nickname(s):
The Colonel
Gender:
Male
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:

Second baseman. Team New York Yankees. TV show Game of the Week. Babe Ruth Award 1950. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2007. Ford C Frick Award 2005. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. San Diego Padres Hall of Fame 2001.

Jimmy Durante

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Durante
Nickname(s):
Schnozzola
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 12 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie It Happened in Brooklyn. Famed for closing line of his TV show: "Goodnight, Mrs. Calabash... wherever you are!". Known for big nose and gravelly voice. Pianist. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1980. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1606 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1648 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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Kate Smith

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn Elizabeth Smith
Gender:
Female
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 God Bless America, Dream a Little Dream of Me, The Woodpecker Song, Now Is the Hour, When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain. 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.
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A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Kay Kyser

Real/Birth Name:
James King Kern Kyser
Nickname(s):
The Ol' Perfessor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band The Kay Kyser Band in the 1930s. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame 1999. National Radio Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1708 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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Larry King

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Harvey Zeigler
Also Known As:
Lawrence Harvey King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84, 27 days before his 85th 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 Larry King Live. Married to 7 women, one twice, as of 2009. Voice actor in movies Shrek 2, Shrek the Third. 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.
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Lou Costello

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Francis Cristillo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52, 3 days before his 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Comedy team with Bud Abbott. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. National Radio Hall of Fame 2005. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6780 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6276 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Marian McPartland

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Marian Turner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio program Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz. Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours. National Radio Hall of Fame 2007. Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2006. ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1999.

Mel Allen

Real/Birth Name:
Melvin Allen Israel
Nickname(s):
Voice of the Yankees
Gender:
Male
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 New York Yankees. Ford C Frick Award 1978. 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. NSMA Hall of Fame 1972.

Michael Jackson

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Joseph Jackson
Also Known As:
Michael Joe Jackson (per indictment)
Nickname(s):
Jacko
Wacko Jacko
The King of Pop
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Brandon Jackson by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Older than Debbie Rowe by less than 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 7 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 7 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jermaine Jackson by 3 years.
son of
younger brother of
Younger than La Toya Jackson by 2 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Lisa Marie Presley by 9 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Marlon Jackson by 1 year.
father of
father of
father of
younger brother of
Younger than Randy Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 8 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Tito Jackson by 4 years.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons. Famed for "moonwalk" dance step. Albums Thriller, Dangerous. Song I'll Be There. Movie The Wiz. Short film Captain EO. Acquitted of charges of molesting a child, June 13, 2005. First son named originally Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. then name changed after divorce. Died of lethal dose of propofol. Coroner ruled his death a homicide. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001. Songwriters Hall of Fame 2002. UK Music Hall of Fame 2004. National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 2010. World Music Award Hall of Fame 1989. Music Video Producers' Hall of Fame 1991. Soul Train Hall of Fame 1995. ECHO Hall of Fame 2010. National Radio Hall of Fame 2003. SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2015. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2014. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of The Jackson 5.
Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 20 November 1984.
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A star at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1500 Vine Street as a member of band: The Jacksons for contributions to the recording industry.
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Michael Savage

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Alan Weiner
Also Known As:
Michael Weiner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Conservative talk show host, radio show The Savage Nation. Books The Savage Nation, The Enemy Within, Liberalism Is a Mental Disorder, The Political Zoo. National Radio Hall of Fame 2016.

Orson Welles

Real/Birth Name:
George Orson Wells
Gender:
Male
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 War of the Worlds which caused a panic. Movies Citizen Kane, A Man for All Seasons. 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.
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A star at 6552 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Paul Harvey

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Harvey Aurandt
Also Known As:
Paul Aurandt
Gender:
Male
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 More of Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story. Radio show Paul Harvey News and Comment, 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.

Ralph Edwards

Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Livingstone Edwards
Also Known As:
Ralph G. Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio and TV game shows This Is Your Life, Truth or Consequences producer. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6116 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6262 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Ralph Emery

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Ralph Emery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Late-night country music disc jockey on Nashville's station WSM-AM. Host of TV show Pop! Goes the Country. Country Music Hall of Fame 2007. National Radio Hall of Fame 2010.

Red Barber

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanier Barber
Gender:
Male
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 Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees. Considered the definer of radio game commentary style. Ford C Frick Award 1978. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. 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. NSMA Hall of Fame 1973.

Red Skelton

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Bernard Skelton
Gender:
Male
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 The Red Skelton Show. Movies Around the World in Eighty Days, Ocean's Eleven (1960), Du Barry Was a Lady. 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. Cecil B DeMille Award 1978. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6763 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Rick Dees

Real/Birth Name:
Rigdon Osmond Dees III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songs Meatballs, Disco Duck (Part One). Radio program The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40 Countdown. 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.
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Ronald Reagan

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Nickname(s):
Ronnie
Dutch
the Gipper
the Great Communicator
Gender:
Male
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 Bedtime for Bonzo, Knute Rockne All American. Governor of California. 40th President of US. California Hall of Fame 2006. Hall of Great Western Performers 1989. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1993. Congressional Gold Medal 2000. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1986. National Radio Hall of Fame 2011. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1981. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1994. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1990. NSMA Hall of Fame 1990. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6374 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 6 February 1997.

Rush Limbaugh

Real/Birth Name:
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III
Also Known As:
Rusty Sharpe
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
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 The Rush Limbaugh Show. Books The Way Things Ought to Be, See, I Told You So. Missouri Wall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1993. Hall of Famous Missourians 2012. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1998.

Sam Phillips

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Cornelius Phillips
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Produced early rock and roll records. Owned hotels and radio stations. Alabama Music Hall of Fame 1987. Blues Hall of Fame 1998. National Radio Hall of Fame 2010. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986. Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012.

Stan Freberg

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Victor Freberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song John and Marsha. Comedy records. Voice of many characters in cartoons. National Radio Hall of Fame 1995. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6145 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Steve Harvey

Real/Birth Name:
Broderick Stephen Harvey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Steve Harvey Show, Me and the Boys. Movies Johnson Family Vacation, Love Don't Cost a Thing. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2010. National Radio Hall of Fame 2016. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 13 May 2013.
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Studs Terkel

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Terkel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books Giants of Jazz, Working, The Good War winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1985. Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 2009. Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2001. National Humanities Medal 1997.

Tom Joyner

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Joyner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 31 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Tom Joyner Show. Book Tom Joyner Presents How to Prepare for College. 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. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame 2013.

Tommy Dorsey

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Dorsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jimmy Dorsey by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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Vin Scully

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

Brief Facts:

Broadcaster for games of teams Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers. Ford C Frick Award 1982. California Sports Hall of Fame 2008. 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 For Love of the Game. NSMA Hall of Fame 1991. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio; ceremony: 9 June 1982.
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Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.
A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard for involvement with team team: Los Angeles Dodgers; ceremony: 20 June 2008.

Walter Winchell

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Winchel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series The Ubtouchables, The Walter Winchell Show. Column On-Broadway. Called people "communist" like McCarthy did. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. National Radio Hall of Fame 2004. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.
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Wendy Williams

Real/Birth Name:
Wendy Joan Williams
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series One Life to Live, The Wendy Williams Show. Movie Santa Con. Radio and TV talk show host. National Radio Hall of Fame 2009. University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 2008.

William Conrad

Real/Birth Name:
John William Cann
Also Known As:
J. Darnoc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV shows Jake and the Fatman, Cannon, Nero Wolfe. Narrator for multiple series. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1997.

William S. Paley

Real/Birth Name:
William S. Paley
Gender:
Male
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

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Weston Smith
Also Known As:
Daddy Jules
Big Smith
Gender:
Male
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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