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Dick ClarkOct 7, 1952

Elvis PresleyMar 3, 1955

Mary Tyler MooreSep 3, 1977

Pat SummerallNov 25, 1979

Oprah WinfreySep 8, 1986

Al MichaelsFeb 9, 2006

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Broadcast - Historical Events
Date Event
1903-01-19

1st regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England

1906-12-24

Reginald A Fessenden became 1st to broadcast music over radio (Mass)

1907-03-05

1st radio broadcast of a musical composition aired

1909-03-18

Einar Dessau of Denmark makes 1st ham broadcast

1920-08-31

Detroit radio station is 1st to broadcast a news program on the air

1920-09-06

Jack Dempsey KOs Billy Miske in 3 for heavyweight boxing title 1st radio broadcast of a prizefight

1920-11-25

WTAW of College Station, Tx, broadcast 1st football play-by-play

1921-01-02

1st religious service radio broadcast in US, KDKA-Pittsburgh

1921-04-11

KDKA broadcast 1st radio sporting event, a boxing match (Ray-Dundee)

1921-04-11

First sports broadcast on the radio takes place.

1921-08-05

1st radio baseball broadcast Pirates-8, Phillies-0 (KDKA, Pitts)

1921-10-05

1st World Series radio broadcast, Yanks beat Giants 3-0

1922-10-04

For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ & WGY)

1922-10-28

First US coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game

1923-01-04

1st broadcast of "Barn Dance Show" (WBAP - Fort Worth Texas)

1923-03-22

The first radio broadcast of ice hockey is made by Foster Hewitt.

1923-12-03

1st Congressional open session broadcast via radio (Wash DC)

1923-12-06

1st US Presidential address broadcast on radio by President Calvin Coolidge

1923-12-31

1st transatlantic radio broadcast of a voice, Pittsburgh-Manchester

1924-03-21

1st foreign language course broadcast on US radio (WJZ, NYC)

1924-06-10

1st political convention broadcast on radio-Republicans at Cleveland

1925-03-04

Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations

1925-04-14

1st regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)

1925-11-24

1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)

1926-04-12

Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms

1926-07-15

VPRO (Free thinking Protestant Radio Broadcast) forms

1926-12-10

1st radio broadcast in the Sprinfield area (WCBS)

1927-01-21

1st national opera broadcast from a US opera house (Faust, Chicago)

1927-02-18

1st US radio broadcast of "Cities Service Concerts"

1927-12-10

Grand Ole Opry makes its 1st radio broadcast, in Nashville, TN

1928-07-03

1st colour TV broadcast in London (John Logie Baird)

1929-11-20

First broadcast of "Goldbergs" on US radio

1930-01-20

1st radio broadcast of "Lone Ranger" (WXYZ-Detroit)

1930-03-27

1st US radio broadcast from a ship at sea

1930-06-30

1st round-the-world radio broadcast Schenectady NY

1930-07-30

1st broadcast of "Death Valley Days" on NBC-radio

1930-08-20

Dumont's 1st TV broadcast for home reception (NYC)

1930-11-22

1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)

1931-01-22

VARA begins experimental TV broadcast in Diamantbeurs Amsterdam

1931-03-21

KRO-broadcast studio initiated in Hilversum Holland

1931-04-06

1st broadcast of "Little Orphan Annie" on NBC-radio

1931-10-14

1st broadcast of Dutch Radio Peoples University

1932-03-24

1st US radio broadcast from a moving train (Belle Baker WABC from MD)

1932-04-28

1st broadcast of "One Man's Family" on NBC-radio

1932-11-07

1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio

1933-02-20

Curom, Curacaose Broadcast System starts: Princess Juliana's speech

1934-09-13

Judge Landis sells World Series broadcast rights to Ford for $100,000

1934-11-29

Chic Bears beat Detroit (19-16) in 1st NFL game broadcast nationally

1935-04-16

1st radio broadcast of "Fibber McGee & Molly"

1935-07-05

1st "Hawaii Calls" radio program is broadcast

1935-07-20

1st broadcast of "Gang Busters" on NBC-radio

1936-07-01

AVRO radio broadcast studios in Hilversum opens

1936-11-02

First high-definition TV broadcast service, by BBC in London

1936-12-11

Edward VIII announces in a radio broadcast that he is abdicating the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson

1937-01-25

1st broadcast of "Guiding Light" on NBC radio

1938-03-13

World News Roundup is broadcast for the first time on CBS Radio in the United States.

1938-07-26

1st radio broadcast of "Young Widder Brown" on NBC

1938-10-30

Orson Welles panics the USA with broadcast of HG Welles' "War of the Worlds"

1939-08-06

1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio

1939-09-18

William Joyce's first Nazi propaganda broadcast.

1939-09-28

Final broadcast of The Fleischmann Hour was heard on radio

1939-10-14

BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) formed

1939-11-06

WRGB TV channel 6 in Schenectady-Alby-Troy, NY (CBS) 1st broadcast

1940-01-22

1st radio broadcast of "Road to Happiness" on CBS

1940-02-01

NBC performs the first inter-city television broadcast from its station in New York City to another in Schenectady, New York by General Electric relay antennas.

1940-03-23

1st radio broadcast of "Truth or Consequences" on CBS

1940-04-29

1st radio broadcast of "Young Dr Malone" on CBS

1942-01-29

1st broadcast of Roy Plomley's "Desert Island Discs" on BBC

1942-11-07

First US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French

1943-05-31

"Archie" comic strip 1st broadcast on radio

1944-05-02

WABD (WNEW, now WNYW) TV channel 5 in NYC (DUM/MET/FOX) 1st broadcast

1944-10-03

1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland

1945-05-06

World War II: Axis Sally delivers her last propaganda broadcast to Allied troops (first was on December 11, 1941).

1946-04-20

1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs

1947-02-21

1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember"

1947-07-08

Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.

1948-02-06

KNXT (now KCBS) TV channel 2 in Los Angeles, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast

1948-04-15

KCPX (now KTVX) TV channel 4 in Salt Lake City, UT (ABC) 1st broadcast

1948-04-23

KSTP TV channel 5 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (ABC) 1st broadcast

1948-05-14

Israeli Radio Station Kol Yisrael's 1st broadcast

1948-11-29

1st opera to be televised, "Othello", broadcast from the Met (NYC)

1949-01-16

KNBH (now KNBC) TV channel 4 in Los Angeles, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1949-01-16

WTOP (now WUSA) TV channel 9 in Washington, DC (CBS) 1st broadcast

1949-06-03

Dragnet is 1st broadcast on radio (KFI in Los Angeles)

1949-06-06

WKY (now KTVY) TV channel 4 in Oklahoma City, OK (NBC) 1st broadcast

1949-09-22

WFMY TV channel 2 in Greensboro-High Point, NC (CBS) 1st broadcast

1949-10-31

WOC (now KWQC) TV channel 6 in Davenport, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1949-11-11

WTTV TV channel 4 in Bloomington-Indianapol, IN (IND) 1st broadcast

1949-11-15

WSAZ TV channel 3 in Huntington-Charleston, NV (NBC) 1st broadcast

1949-12-11

WOAI (now KMOL) TV channel 4 in San Antonio, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast

1950-02-02

1st broadcast of "What's My Line," on CBS-TV

1950-06-01

WKZO (now WWMT) TV channel 3 in Kalamazoo, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast

1950-07-04

The first broadcast by Radio Free Europe.

1950-10-11

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission issues the first license to broadcast television in color, to CBS

1950-12-03

Paul Harvey begins his national radio broadcast

1951-06-25

1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities

1951-09-04

1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by US President Harry Truman

1951-09-09

1st broadcast of "Love of Life" on CBS-TV

1951-09-19

1st broadcast of "Search for Tomorrow" on CBS-TV

1951-10-02

1st Netherland TV broadcast (Toverspiegel)

1952-10-07

First "Bandstand" broadcast in Philadelphia on WFIL-TV (Dick Clark joins in 1955 as a substitute-host)

1952-12-03

1st TV broadcast in Hawaii

1952-12-07

KKTV TV channel 11 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (CBS) 1st broadcast

1953-01-01

WBRE TV channel 28 in Wilkes-Barre Scranton, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1953-02-09

WNEP TV channel 16 in Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast

1953-03-02

The Academy Awards are first broadcast on television by NBC.

1953-04-29

The first U.S. experimental 3D-TV broadcast showed an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV.

1953-05-31

WSUN TV channel 38 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

1953-06-13

KOAA TV channel 5 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (NBC) 1st broadcast

1953-06-19

WTPA (now WHTM) TV channel 27 in Harrisburg, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast

1953-06-26

KCTV (now KLST) TV channel 8 in San Angelo, TX (CBS) 1st broadcast

1953-07-16

KROC (now KTTC) TV channel 10 in Rochester, MN (NBC) 1st broadcast

1953-09-01

WNOK (now WLTX) TV channel 19 in Columbia, SC (CBS) 1st broadcast

1953-09-21

KRDO TV channel 13 in Colorado Spgs-Pueblo, CO (ABC) 1st broadcast

1953-10-23

WTRF TV channel 7 in Wheeling-Steubenville, WV (CBS) 1st broadcast

1953-11-23

KVFD (now KTIN) TV channel 21 in Ft Dodge, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1953-12-01

WAIM (now WAXA) TV channel 40 in Anderson, SC (IND) 1st broadcast

1954-01-01

WWTV TV channel 9 in Cadillac-Traverse City, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast

1954-02-17

WAST (now WNYT) TV channel 13 in Albany-Troy, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast

1954-05-15

KGLO (now KIMT) TV channel 3 in Mason City, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast

1954-05-16

WGAN (now WGME) TV channel 13 in Portland, ME (CBS) 1st broadcast

1954-07-08

KMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast

1954-09-11

1st Miss America TV broadcast

1954-09-18

WLOS TV channel 13 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (ABC) 1st broadcast

1954-11-28

KCKT (now KSNC) TV channel 2 in Great Bend, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast

1954-12-28

KEPR TV channel 19 in Pasco-Kennewick-Richl, WA (CBS) 1st broadcast

1955-01-05

KMSP TV channel 9 in Minneapolis-St Paul, MN (IND) 1st broadcast

1955-01-23

KORK (now KVBC) TV channel 3 in Las Vegas, NV (NBC) 1st broadcast

1955-03-01

KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast

1955-03-03

Elvis Presley makes his 1st TV appearance on a broadcast of radio show "Louisiana Hayride"

1955-04-01

WTVT TV channel 13 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (CBS) 1st broadcast

1955-07-31

KRNT (now KCCI) TV channel 8 in Des Moines, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast

1955-07-31

WHIS (now WVVA) TV channel 6 in Bluefield, WV (NBC) 1st broadcast

1955-09-28

1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)

1956-02-09

KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast

1956-05-29

WESH TV channel 2 in Daytona Beach-Orlando, FL (NBC) 1st broadcast

1956-08-06

After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena.

1956-09-10

WSYE (now WETM) TV chan 18 in Elmira-Corning, NY (NBC) 1st broadcast

1956-09-17

Television is first broadcast in Australia.

1956-12-03

KFSA (now KFSM) TV channel 5 in Ft Smith, AR (CBS) 1st broadcast

1957-05-01

Larry King's 1st radio broadcast

1957-05-06

Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV

1957-05-27

Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.

1957-07-01

WRLP TV channel 32 in Greenfield/Keene/Brat, MA (IND) 1st broadcast

1957-09-01

WHC (now WPXI) TV channel 11 in Pittsburgh, PA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1957-10-22

KJAC TV channel 4 in Port Arthur-Beaumont, TX (NBC) 1st broadcast

1957-10-30

WLWI (now WTHR) TV channel 13 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) 1st broadcast

1957-11-07

WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) 1st broadcast

1957-12-28

CBS states it won't broadcast baseball where minor league games are on

1958-01-22

KRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast

1958-03-03

KTVU TV channel 2 in Oakland-San Francisco, CA (IND) 1st broadcast

1958-03-05

KDUH TV channel 4 in Scottsbluff-Hay Spring, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast

1958-05-02

Yanks threaten to broadcast games nationwide if NL goes ahead with plans to broadcast, games into NYC

1958-11-05

KGLD (now KSNG) TV channel 11 in Garden City, KS (NBC) 1st broadcast

1958-12-19

1st radio broadcast from space (Pres Eisenhower voice "To all mankind, America's wish for Peace on Earth & Good Will to Men Everywhere")

1959-10-20

WABG TV channel 6 in Greenwood-Greenville, MS (ABC) 1st broadcast

1959-11-08

KJTV (now KGET) TV channel 17 in Bakersfield, CA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1960-04-02

KPEC TV channel 56 in Lakewood Center-Tacoma, WA (PBS) 1st broadcast

1960-05-23

WKBM TV (now WLII) channel 11 in Caguas/San Juan, PR 1st broadcast

1960-07-31

KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast

1960-11-25

"Amos 'n' Andy" made its last broadcast on CBS radio

1960-12-09

1st broadcast of "Coronation Street" on British ITV

1961-04-14

1st live television broadcast from Soviet Union

1961-07-01

KNDU TV channel 25 in Richland-Pasco-Kennew, WA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1962-05-02

WMHT TV channel 17 in Schenectady-Alby-Tro, NY (PBS) 1st broadcast

1962-07-04

KIKU (now KHNL) TV channel 13 in Honolulu, HI (IND) 1st broadcast

1962-11-25

WBJA (now WMGC) TV channel 34 in Binghamton, NY (ABC) 1st broadcast

1964-08-13

1st broadcast by Trans World Radio on Bonaire

1964-10-01

1st official broadcast of Trans World Radio on Bonaire

1965-05-03

KTCI TV channel 17 in St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN (PBS) 1st broadcast

1965-09-13

Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast

1966-01-25

WCMC (now WMGM) TV channel 40 in Wildwood, NJ (NBC) 1st broadcast

1966-04-05

WTVX TV channel 34 in Ft Pierce-Vero Beach, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

1966-09-12

WUSF TV channel 16 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (PBS) 1st broadcast

1967-03-01

WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, MD (IND) 1st broadcast

1967-03-15

WSJK TV channel 2 in Sneedville/Knoxville, TN (PBS) 1st broadcast

1967-07-01

1st British color TV broadcast, on BBC 2

1968-04-01

KEMO (now KOFY) TV channel 20 in San Francisco, CA (IND) 1st broadcast

1968-06-02

WBLG (now WTVQ) TV channel 62 in Lexington, KY (ABC) 1st broadcast

1968-06-10

WHTV (now WTZH) TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (NBC/CBS) 1st broadcast

1968-08-05

WMCV (now WZTV) TV channel 17 in Nashville, TN (IND) 1st broadcast

1968-09-14

1st broadcast of "60 Minutes" on CBS-TV

1968-09-22

KMTC (now KDEB) TV channel 27 in Springfield, MO (IND) 1st broadcast

1968-09-26

1st broadcast of "Hawaii Five-O" on CBS-TV

1968-11-04

WRDU (now WPTF) TV chan 28 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (NBC) 1st broadcast

1968-11-04

WTOG TV channel 44 in St Petersburg-Tampa, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

1968-12-06

WKID (WSCV) TV channel 51 in Fort Lauderdale, FL (IND) 1st broadcast

1968-12-11

KECC (now KECY) TV channel 9 in El Centro, CA (CBS) 1st broadcast

1968-12-28

KVOF (KUDO, now KWBB) TV channel 38 in SF, CA (IND) 1st broadcast

1969-02-23

WWVU (now WNPB) TV channel 24 in Morgantown, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast

1969-07-14

WMUL (now WPBY) TV channel 33 in Huntington, WV (PBS) 1st broadcast

1969-09-23

1st broadcast of "Marcus Welby MD" on ABC-TV

1969-10-26

WHMA (now WJSU) TV channel 40 in Anniston, AL (CBS) 1st broadcast

1969-10-30

WXPO (now WNDS) TV channel 50 in Manchester, NH (IND) 1st broadcast

1969-11-12

WJJY (now WJPT) TV channel 14 in Jacksonville, IL (ABC) 1st broadcast

1969-11-21

KXIX (now KVCT) TV channel 19 in Victoria, TX (ABC) 1st broadcast

1970-02-28

KIIN (now KUN) TV channel 12 in Iowa City, IA (PBS) 1st broadcast

1970-05-02

KOAI (now KNAZ) TV channel 2 in Flagstaff, AZ (NBC) 1st broadcast

1970-10-29

WYEA (now WLTZ) TV channel 38 in Columbus, GA (NBC) 1st broadcast

1971-02-03

KTSC TV channel 8 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (PBS) 1st broadcast

1971-09-15

1st broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC-TV

1971-12-05

KCBJ (now KMIZ) TV channel 17 in Columbia, MO (ABC) 1st broadcast

1972-01-24

WRIP (now WDSI) TV channel 61 in Chattanooga, TN (IND) 1st broadcast

1972-09-13

1st TV broadcast of "Waltons" on CBS

1972-12-17

WGVC (now WUCX) TV channel 35 in Grand Rapids, MI (PBS) 1st broadcast

1974-09-13

1st broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC-TV

1974-10-20

1st broadcast of "Derrick" on ZDF

1975-06-09

UK House of Commons is broadcast live by radio for first time

1975-12-16

1st broadcast of "One Day at a Time" on CBS TV

1975-12-28

1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)

1976-05-11

Last broadcast of "Marcus Welby, MD" on ABC-TV

1977-01-27

1st broadcast of "Roots" mini-series on ABC TV

1977-09-03

Last broadcast of "Mary Tyler Moore Show" on NBC-TV

1977-09-24

1st broadcast of "Love Boat" on ABC-TV

1978-02-08

Proceedings of the United States Senate are broadcast on radio for the first time.

1978-03-02

1st broadcast of "Dallas" on CBS TV

1978-09-01

Last broadcast of "Columbo" on NBC TV

1978-11-03

First broadcast of "Diff'rent strokes" on NBC TV

1979-11-15

ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage

1979-11-25

Pat Summerall and John Madden broadcast a game together for the first time, a pairing that would last 22 years and become one of the most well-known partnerships in TV sportscasting history

1980-01-10

Last broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC

1981-08-13

Last broadcast of "The Waltons" on CBS-TV

1981-09-16

1st broadcast of "Miami Vice" on NBC-TV

1981-10-08

1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" on ABC-TV

1982-04-26

CBS radio begins youth oriented broadcast Radio Radio

1982-09-29

1st broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV

1986-09-08

'The Oprah Winfrey Show' is first broadcast nationally.

1986-09-15

1st broadcast of "LA Law" on NBC-TV

1988-04-04

Last broadcast of "Crossroads" on British TV

1988-10-19

Britain bans broadcast interviews with IRA members

1992-01-22

Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.

1992-11-09

Howard Stern's radio show begins broadcast in Las Vegas Nevada (KFBI)

1993-05-12

Last broadcast of "Knots landing" on CBS

1993-05-12

Last broadcast of "Cheers" on NBC-TV

1994-05-27

Final broadcast of Arsenio Hall talk show

1995-02-19

1st broadcast of "Woman of Independent Means" on NBC-TV

1995-04-29

Final TV broadcast of "Empty Nest" on NBC TV

1995-06-27

Former WMMS engineer William Alford is sentenced to 10 days & $1,000 fine for cutting feed during Howard Stern's broadcast from Cleveland

1996-03-31

Radio Canada International's final shortwave broadcast

2006-02-09

Al Michaels joins NBC's "Sunday Night Football" broadcast with Johh Madden

2006-07-30

World's longest running music show Top of the Pops is broadcast for the last time on BBC Two. The show had aired for 42 years.

2008-11-22

YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live.

2009-09-18

The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends as its final episode is broadcast.

2010-09-17

The 54 year run of the soap opera As the World Turns ends as its final episode is broadcast.

2012-08-27

First interplanetary human voice recording is broadcast from the Mars Rover Curiosity

2013-06-28

Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole's final "Sportscentre" broadcast on TSN

2015-10-27

Game 1 of World Series delayed after Fox broadcast loses power

2016-08-06

American TV viewers slam NBC for delaying Rio broadcast

2017-04-03

14-Year-Old Charged In Sexual Assault Broadcast On Facebook Live

2017-04-17

Manhunt underway in Cleveland for suspect who broadcast killing on Facebook: Police

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Broadcast - Birthdays
Date Event
1857-02-22

Heinrich Hertz, physicist, 1st to broadcast & receive radio waves

1866-10-06

Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice & music

1879-06-03

Harry Fischbeck, The Big Broadcast of 1938

1879-11-01

Hannen Swaffer, Death at a Broadcast

1889-07-03

Stan Kavanaugh, The Big Broadcast of 1937

1889-9-23

Walter Lippmann, Public Broadcast Laboratory

1894-04-30

Vernon Bartlett, Death at a Broadcast

1904-10-09

J Dito, Dutch dominican/broadcast chairman (KRO, 1938-45)

1905-02-17

Hoppy Jones, The Great American Broadcast

1910-04-09

Sharon Lynn, Weatherford TX, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast)

1910-10-20

Charles Fuqua, The Great American Broadcast

1911-02-11

Milt Yaner, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1912-07-08

Johnny Mince, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1913-05-30

Pee Wee Erwin, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1913-9-08

Patricia Wilder, The Big Broadcast of 1938

1914-06-12

Bill Kenny, The Great American Broadcast

1914-10-20

Fayard Nicholas, US, actor (Big Broadcast of 1936)

1915-03-15

David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris)

1915-03-21

Eleanore C. Kopecky, Broadcast News

1916-03-22

Katharine Snell, The Big Broadcast of 1938

1916-08-31

Daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS)

1916-10-13

David Hollestelle, Dutch baritone (Great-Broadcast chorus)

1921-04-22

Vivian Dandridge, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1922-10-17

Pierre Juneau, Montreal, Canada, film and broadcast executive, (d. 2012)

1924-06-02

Peter Hackes, Broadcast News

1927-02-01

Jerry Schussler, The Backyard Broadcast

1928-11-25

Etta Jones, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1929-04-15

Jocelyn Barrow, deputy chair person (British Broadcast Standards)

1930-01-13

Nannette Rickert, Broadcast News

1939-05-01

Max Robinson, Richmond Virginia, American broadcast journalistr (ABC Evening News) (d. 1988)

1940-05-09

James L Brooks, producer/director (Broadcast News, Taxi, Critic)

1944-05-13

Betsy Finley Ashton, broadcast journalist/author/lecturer

1947-07-22

Albert Brooks, Los Angeles California, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America)

1948-11-10

Aaron Brown, American broadcast journalist

1955-02-03

Kirsty Wark, British broadcast journalist

1956-08-01

C.J. Laing, Barbara Broadcast

1957-06-08

Peter Jepson-Young, The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter

1958-03-20

Holly Hunter, Conyers Georgia, American actress (Broadcast News, The Piano)

1959-12-01

Rick Leventhal, American broadcast journalist

1960-9-18

William L. Wright, Broadcast News

1967-09-11

Maria Bartiromo, financial broadcast journalist

1968-04-03

Mike Lansing, Adidas Golden South Classic 2011 (Live Internet Broadcast)

1969-07-11

Brooke Adams, Barbara Broadcast Too!

1971-01-18

Seamus O'Regan, Canadian broadcast journalist

1976-12-27

Gennie James, Broadcast News

1976-9-28

Ulrich Meczulat, Broadcast Killer

1981-03-23

Jonathan Benya, Broadcast News

1993-01-05

Darsan Solomon, Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television

Broadcast - Notable Weddings

Walter CronkiteMar 30, 1940

Michael CrichtonOct 22, 1981

Broadcast - Weddings
Date Event
1940-03-30

Broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite weds Mary Elizabeth Maxwell at the Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

1981-10-22

Best-selling author Michael Crichton (39) weds broadcast journalist Suzanne Childs

1995-05-20

"Broadcast News" actress Holly Hunter (37) weds cinematographer Janusz Kaminski (35)

Broadcast - Notable Deaths

Walter CronkiteJul 17, 2009

Broadcast - Deaths
Date Event
1944-10-18

Hoppy Jones, The Great American Broadcast

1955-08-19

Ord Hamilton, Death at a Broadcast

1956-01-22

P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies

1957-03-02

Stan Kavanaugh, The Big Broadcast of 1937

1962-01-16

Hannen Swaffer, Death at a Broadcast

1963-05-26

Sharon Lynn, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast), dies at 53

1971-06-16

Lord Reith, British broadcast executive (b. 1889)

1976-12-23

Frank Forest, actor (Big Broadcast of 1937, Champagne Waltz), dies

1978-03-23

Bill Kenny, The Great American Broadcast

1981-06-20

Pee Wee Erwin, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1988-05-23

David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris), dies at 73

1991-10-26

Vivian Dandridge, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1992-11-15

Peter Jepson-Young, The Broadcast Tapes of Dr. Peter

1994-04-17

Peter Hacker, US journalist/actor (NBC, Broadcast News), dies at 69

1994-04-17

Peter Hackes, Broadcast News

1994-10-04

Nannette Rickert, Broadcast News

1994-12-23

Johnny Mince, The Big Broadcast of 1936

1995-08-11

Patricia Wilder, The Big Broadcast of 1938

1998-03-03

Fred Friendly, American broadcast executive (b. 1915)

2001-08-21

Katharine Snell, The Big Broadcast of 1938

2001-10-16

Etta Jones, The Big Broadcast of 1936

2002-03-12

Eleanore C. Kopecky, Broadcast News

2002-03-17

Pat Weaver, American broadcast executive (b. 1908)

2006-05-31

Ryan Bennett, broadcast commentator (b. 1970)

2009-07-17

Walter Cronkite, American broadcast journalist (b. 1916)

2010-08-13

Edwin Newman, American broadcast journalist (b. 1919)

2011-01-14

Trish Keenan, lead vocalist of English band Broadcast (b. 1968)

2012-02-21

Pierre Juneau, Canadian film and broadcast executive, dies at 89


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