Friday, June 18, 2021

Today in Broadcast History

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. May 2nd

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ON THIS DAY in 1902 actor Brian Aherne was born in Worcester England. In 1945, he played sleuth Simon Templar in the CBS radio series, The Saint. He...

THURSDAY in Broadcast History… May 1st

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ON THIS DAY in 1892, conductor Howard Barlow was born in Plain City Ohio.  After 15 years as conductor of the Columbia Symphony Orchestra (CBS) he joined the...

Wednesday In Broadcast History .. April 30th

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     It's Wednesday ON THIS DAY in 1908 actress Eve Arden was born Eunice Quedens in Mill Valley Calif. She won an Emmy for her star-making turn as "Our Miss Brooks",...

TUESDAY In Broadcast History – April 29th

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ON THIS DAY in 1899 the man who became one of the twentieth century’s finest composers, Edward Kennedy ‘Duke’ Ellington, was born in Washington, D.C....

MONDAY in Broadcast History .. April 28th

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ON THIS DAY in 1892 magician & 'mentalist' Joseph Dunninger was born in New York City. He became a radio star in 1943 (on the...

SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. April 27th

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ON THIS DAY in 1900, cartoonist & animator Walter Lantz, the creator of Woody Woodpecker, was born in New Rochelle New York.  He died of...

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. April 26th

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Saturday April the 26th ON THIS DAY in 1921, Weather Broadcasts were heard for the first time on radio when WEW in St. Louis aired...