Today in Radio Broadcaster History

Radio Topics: BBC Radio - Howard Stern Radio Show - Pirate Radio - Radio DJ

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

1939-09-19 - Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) becomes radio host of Reichsrundfunk Berlin
1987-02-24 - Radio personality Larry King suffers a heart attack
1994-12-07 - Radio personality Howard Stern talks a man out of attempting suicide

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 98 of 98

1874-06-14 - Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour)
1886-03-08 - Anton Portielje, Dutch radio host/zoo director (Artis)
1891-10-25 - Father Coughlin, Roman Catholic priest and pro-Fascist radio broadcaster (d. 1979)
1899-11-16 - Mary Margaret McBride, Paris Mo, radio personality (WOR-AM, NYC)
1905-01-27 - Luther Diamond, radio personality
1913-01-30 - Percy Thrower, English radio host
1917-04-30 - Bea Wain, US singer/radio host (Lucky Strike Hit Parade)
1922-09-07 - Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host (d. 2007)
1923-05-09 - Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (d. 2008)
1924-03-03 - Ali Faik Zaghloul, Egyptian radio presenter
1924-04-24 - Sir Clement Freud, British writer, radio personality, and politician
1924-05-23 - Desmond Carrington, British radio host (Jim-Calamity the Cow)
1924-06-28 - Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host
1925-07-07 - Wally Phillips, American radio personality (d. 2008)
1927-10-22 - Ray Stern, mother of radio personality Howard Stern
1930-05-10 - June Knox-Mawer, British radio host/novelist (World of Islands)
1930-11-30 - G[eorge] Gordon Liddy, head CIA/ate a rat/Watergate felon/radio host
1931-09-02 - Pierre Huyskens, Dutch radio host
Disc jockey and actor Casey KasemDisc jockey and actor Casey Kasem (1932-04-27) 1932-04-27 - Casey Kasem, Detroit Mich, radio personality (American Top 40)
1935-08-08 - John Laws, Australia radio personality
1938-05-06 - Larry Gogan, Irish radio personality
1938-08-18 - Joe Frank, American radio personality
1940-05-07 - Jim Connors, American Radio personality (d. 1987)
1941-08-30 - Sue MacGregor, BBC-radio hostess
1942-03-31 - Michael Savage, American talk radio host and commentator
1942-08-07 - Garrison Keillor, Minn, PBS radio personality (Prairie Home Companion)
1943-12-21 - André Arthur. Quebec radio host
1944-08-19 - Buzz Kilman, Chicago radio personality
1945-04-06 - Neal Boortz, American talk radio personality
1945-08-28 - Bob Segarini, Musician and radio personality
1945-09-30 - Bob Lassiter, American radio personality
1946-08-14 - Marga van Praag, Dutch radio hostess
1946-08-22 - Felix Meurders, Dutch radio host
1947-12-15 - Rodney Bingenheimer, Pioneering American radio personality
1948-01-29 - Pat Kenny, Irish TV presenter & radio host
1948-03-18 - Lockwood Phillips, American radio host
1948-03-28 - Gerry House, American radio personality
1949-07-10 - Greg Kihn U.S. pop musician & radio personality.
1951-01-12 - Rush Limbaugh, Girardeau Missouri, American right wing radio personality
1953-10-22 - Roy Ristie, Suriname/Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie)
1954-03-26 - Curtis Sliwa, founder (Guardian Angels)/radio personality (WABC)
1954-05-25 - Alison Stern, wife of radio personality Howard Stern (Private Parts)
1954-09-27 - Ray Hadley, Australian radio broadcaster
1954-10-12 - Tom Blomberg, Dutch radio host/producer (Evening Rush Hour)
1955-04-05 - Janice Long, British radio host (Crash FM)
1956-08-01 - Tom Leykis, American radio personality
1957-01-17 - Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality
1958-05-03 - Sandi Toksvig, Danish comedian and radio presenter
1958-08-27 - Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
1958-09-18 - Don Geronimo, American radio personality
1959-01-28 - Randi Rhodes, Nova M Radio personality
1960-02-18 - Carol McGiffin, British TV and radio presenter
1960-02-27 - Bolik Dahan, Suriname singer/radio host (Radio KBC)
1963-02-12 - Ed Lover, American radio personality
1963-05-08 - Terry Christian, British radio presenter
1963-12-05 - Doctor Dre, American radio personality
1964-07-18 - Wendy Williams, radio host
1964-08-04 - Gary King, British radio presenter
1964-11-17 - Ralph Garman, American actor and radio personality
1965-09-27 - Alexis Stewart, American radio personality
1966-06-21 - Mancow Muller, American radio personality
1967-03-21 - Adrian Chiles, British television and radio presenter
1967-06-14 - Kelly Nash, American radio personality
1968-10-02 - Victoria Derbyshire, British radio presenter
1970-04-30 - Ken Stanton, American Radio Personality
1970-11-23 - Zoë Ball, British television and radio presenter
1971-07-21 - Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host
1971-08-25 - Quintis "Chico" Ristie, Suriname radio host
1971-10-31 - Toby Anstis, British radio presenter
1972-03-09 - Spencer Howson, Australian radio broadcaster
1972-09-23 - Karl Pilkington, British radio personality
1972-11-09 - Doug Russell, American radio personality
1973-04-01 - Rachel Maddow, American radio personality and political analyst
1973-04-20 - Geoff Lloyd, British radio presenter
1974-02-11 - Alex Jones, American radio host
1974-02-13 - Jeff Duran, American radio personality
1974-04-24 - Dave Vitty, British radio personality
1974-04-26 - Adil Ray, English radio presenter (BBC Asian Network)
1974-04-28 - Vernon Kay, British TV/radio presenter
1974-05-29 - Myf Warhurst, Australian radio presenter on Triple J and TV personality on Spicks and Specks
1974-06-09 - Tim Shaw, British radio personality
1974-06-21 - Natasha Desborough, British radio personality
1974-12-13 - Sara Cox, English TV and radio presenter
1975-01-15 - Edith Bowman, Scottish television and radio presenter
1975-01-31 - Jackie O, Australian radio host
1975-03-11 - Eric the Midget [Eric S. Lynch], Rodeo, California, American radio personality
1975-03-12 - Annabel Port, English radio presenter
1975-09-23 - Chris Hawkins, British radio personality
1978-01-31 - Ray Shah, Irish DJ, TV, radio presenter
1978-07-22 - Martyn Lee, English radio presenter
1978-12-07 - Chad Dukes, Radio Personality
1979-05-06 - Nikki Hayes, Irish radio personality
1979-09-11 - Steve Hofstetter, comedian & radio personality
1982-06-24 - Clint Bajada, Maltese television and radio presenter
1982-10-22 - Daniel M. Johnson "The Untouchable DJ Drastic", American DJ, music industry professional, and radio presenter
1982-12-21 - Erica Hayden, American journalist and radio personality
1983-07-11 - Evan Roberts, American radio broadcaster
1993-01-24 - Ashley Jade Stern, daughter of radio personality Howard Stern

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 5 of 5

1994-05-27 - Radio personality Rush Limbaugh weds wife #3, Marta Fitzgerald
1997-09-05 - TV and radio host Larry King (64) weds singer Shawn Southwick (38) at the hospital room in Los Angeles, California
2005-11-02 - Irish TV and radio presenter Sile Seoige (26) weds Glen Mulcahy at St. Brendan's Church in County Offaly
Radio shock jock Howard SternRadio shock jock Howard Stern (2008-10-03) 2008-10-03 - Radio personality Howard Stern (54) weds actress Beth Ostrosky (36) in Manhattan, New York
2011-04-20 - "Hollywood Confidential" radio host Leeza Gibbons (54) weds Steven Fenton (41) at the rooftop of the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 34 of 34

1946-06-13 - Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour), dies at 71
1975-12-01 - Anna E. Roosevelt, American radio personality (b. 1906)
1978-12-16 - Blanche Calloway, US singer/dancer/radio hostess, dies at 76
1981-01-07 - Alvar Lidell, UK radio broadcaster (b. 1908)
1987-02-24 - Jim Connors, Legendary Radio personality (b. 1940)
1989-03-01 - Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host, dies at 64
1989-11-24 - Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio host, dies at 85
1992-08-18 - Gerard Sonder, Dutch radio host (AVRO), dies
1993-03-08 - Johan Bodegraven, radio host (Purses Open, Dikes Closed), dies at 78
1994-03-22 - Luther Diamond, radio Personality, dies at 89
1995-10-13 - Ali Faik Zaghloul, Egyptian radio presenter
1997-08-05 - Don Steele, LA radio personality (KRTH), dies of cancer at 61
1997-10-09 - Arthur Tracy, radio personality (Street Singer), dies at 98
2000-02-08 - Bob Collins, American radio broadcaster (b.1942)
2001-09-04 - Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf, American radio personality (b. 1962)
2004-01-28 - Don Cholito, Puerto Rican radio host (b. 1923)
2004-06-02 - Loyd Sigmon, American amateur ("ham") radio broadcaster (b. 1909)
2004-11-20 - David Grierson, Canadian radio host (b. 1955)
2004-11-23 - Pete Franklin, American talk radio host (b. 1928)
2004-12-09 - David Brudnoy, American radio personality (b. 1940)
2005-02-06 - Karl Haas, American radio presenter (b. 1913)
2006-11-23 - Nick Clarke, English radio presenter (b. 1948)
2006-12-18 - Mike Dickin, British radio broadcaster (b. 1943)
2007-07-12 - Stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947)
2007-12-29 - Kevin Greening, British radio presenter (b. 1962)
2008-01-09 - Johnny Grant, American radio personality, television producer (b. 1923)
2008-03-12 - Jorge Guinzburg, Argentine journalist, producer, humorist, and TV, theater and radio host (b. 1949)
2008-03-26 - Wally Phillips, American radio personality (b. 1925)
2008-04-30 - John Cargher, Australian radio broadcaster (b. 1919)
2008-08-03 - Skip Caray, American TV and radio broadcaster (b. 1939)
2009-02-28 - Paul Harvey, American radio broadcaster (b. 1918)
2010-03-17 - Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
2010-04-30 - Gerry Ryan, Irish radio broadcaster (b. 1956)
2011-03-19 - Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (b. 1920)


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