Broadcasters in History (Part 2)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 222

  • 1935-07-28 Simon Dee, British television broadcaster
  • 1935-08-22 Morton Dean, American TV newscaster (CBS, ABC), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • 1935-12-27 Norma Rae Beatty Ashby, broadcaster/TV producer
  • 1936-03-12 Lloyd Dobbins, newscaster (NBC News Overnight), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • 1936-05-12 Tom Snyder,American newscaster (The Tomorow Show, NBC Weekend News), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2007)
  • 1936-08-01 Laurie Taylor, English sociologist and broadcaster (BBC Radio 4), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1936-08-05 John Dancy, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Jackson, Texas
  • 1936-09-27 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, born in Karachi, Colonial India (d. 2015)
  • 1936-12-22 James Burke, British science historian and broadcaster (Connections), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • 1937-02-25 Bob Schieffer, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1937-04-09 Valerie Singleton, British broadcaster
  • 1937-11-30 Richard Threlkeld, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • 1938-02-23 Sylvia Chase, newscaster (ABC Weekend News, 20/20), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1938-03-29 Margaret Howard, British broadcaster
  • 1938-08-03 Terry Wogan, British broadcaster (Eurovision Song Contest, Blankety Blank), born in Limerick, Ireland (d. 2016)
  • 1938-08-30 Steve Delaney, English newscaster (Monitor), born in Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • 1938-09-02 Glyn Worsnip, broadcaster
  • 1938-10-08 Fred Stolle, Australian tennis player, broadcaster (French Open 1965, US Open 1966), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1939-02-05 Jane Bryant Quinn, newscaster/financial writer (Everyone's Money Book), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1939-04-16 Donald MacCormick, British broadcaster
  • 1939-07-12 Phillip Adams, Australian humanist and broadcaster (Late Night Live), born in Maryborough, Victoria
  • 1939-07-16 Mary Parkinson, British broadcaster, born in Doncaster, West Riding
  • 1939-08-30 John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster (BBC Radio 1), born in Heswell, Merseyside (d. 2004)
  • 1939-11-19 Garrick Utley, newscaster (1st Tuesday, NBC Weekend), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1940-02-03 Jim Hartz, newscaster (NBC-TV, Innovations)
  • 1940-02-20 Jimmy Greaves, British broadcaster/soccer player
  • 1940-03-03 Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman
  • 1940-04-01 Annie Nightingale, English broadcaster, 1st BBC Radio 1 female presenter, born in London
  • 1940-04-10 Gloria Hunniford [Mary Winifred Gloria Hunniford], British broadcaster and actress (Old Curiosity Shop), born in Portadown, Northern Ireland
  • 1940-08-12 Michael Brunson, TV reporter/newscaster/actor (Never Say Die)
  • 1940-09-21 Bill Kurtis, American newscaster (American Parade), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • 1941-04-23 Ed Stewart, British DJ and broadcaster (Crackerjack), born in Exmouth, Devon (d. 2016)
  • 1941-07-01 Sally Quinn, Georgia, CBS newscaster (Morning Show)
  • 1941-12-03 Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
  • 1941-12-16 Lesley Stahl, newscaster/correspondent (CBS)
  • 1942-01-05 Charlie Rose, American TV host (CBS This Morning), born in Henderson, North Carolina
  • 1942-01-10 Jack Regan, broadcaster
  • 1942-02-20 Charlie Gillett, Lancashire, rock broadcaster (Sound of the City)
  • 1942-08-14 Sandy Gilmour, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday), born in Montclair, New Jersey
  • 1942-10-29 Johan Fleming Ramsland, British broadcaster
  • 1943-04-06 Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster
  • 1943-09-26 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (75 Tests), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1943-10-02 Anna Ford, British broadcaster/actress (Secret Policeman's Ball)
  • 1943-12-27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • 1944-02-02 Karen Foss, American broadcaster
  • 1944-04-19 Margo MacDonald, Scottish national broadcaster
  • 1944-08-15 Linda Ellerbee, American journalist (Weekend, NBC Overnight), born in Bryan, Texas
  • 1944-10-11 Rodney Marsh, British football player, coach and broadcaster, born in Hatfield
  • 1945-12-22 Diane Sawyer, newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC Prime Time), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • 1946-04-17 Henry Kelly, British broadcaster
  • 1946-10-03 Bob Dotson, newscaster (Primetime Sunday), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1946-10-08 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher/broadcaster (KC Royals), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2011)
  • 1946-10-30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-11-20 Judy Woodruff, American newscaster (McNeil Lehrer Report), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1946-12-19 Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author and broadcaster
  • 1946-12-26 Lisette Hordijk, Dutch TV broadcaster
  • 1947-04-04 Ray Fosse, American baseball player and broadcaster, born in Marion, Illinois
  • 1947-10-09 Tony Zappone, American broadcaster, journalist, author, photographer
  • 1947-10-12 Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-12-28 Andrew Olle, broadcaster
  • 1948-03-03 Byron MacGregor, newscaster
  • 1948-05-29 Michael Berkley, composer/broadcaster
  • 1948-08-22 Rob Buckman, British broadcaster and actor (Pink Medicine Show), born in London
  • 1949-03-30 Sue Cook, British broadcaster
  • 1949-04-08 Jim Lampley, Hendersonville NC, newscaster (Monday Night Baseball)
  • 1950-04-22 Jancis Robinson, wine writer/broadcaster
  • 1950-05-11 Jeremy Paxman, English broadcaster (University Challenge, Newsnight), born in Leeds, England
  • 1950-10-31 Jane Pauley, American newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1951-05-13 Selina Scott, TV newscaster (West 57th)
  • 1951-09-29 Mike Enriquez, Philippine broadcaster
  • 1952-05-05 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (d. 2005)
  • 1953-03-07 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (E!), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1953-03-10 Ronnie Earl [Ronald Horvath], American blues guitarist (The Broadcasters), born in Queens, New York
  • 1953-05-17 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1953-06-07 Dougie Donnelly, Scottish television broadcaster, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1953-12-27 Arthur Kent [The Scud Stud], American newscaster (prominent Gulf War coverage for NBC), born in Alberta, Canada
  • 1954-05-11 Lubomir Stoykov, Bulgarian journalist and broadcaster
  • 1954-05-18 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster
  • 1954-11-08 David Bret, Anglo-French biographer and broadcaster
  • 1955-01-15 Enrico Mentana, Italian newscaster (RAI), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1955-11-06 Maria Shriver, American newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-04-28 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, born in York, England (d. 1995)
  • 1956-05-11 Alex Lester, British broadcaster
  • 1957-04-09 Brian Alexander, British broadcaster
  • 1957-08-08 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
  • 1957-08-29 Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1957-12-26 Dermot Murnaghan, British broadcaster
  • 1958-03-17 Pat Bolland, Canadian Broadcaster
  • 1958-04-29 Gary Cohen, American baseball broadcaster
  • 1959-05-17 Jim Nantz, American broadcaster
  • 1960-03-10 Anne MacKenzie, journalist and broadcaster
  • 1960-04-04 Jonathan Agnew, English cricket broadcaster, born in Macclesfield, Cheshire
  • 1960-04-11 Jeremy Clarkson, English journalist and broadcaster (Top Gear), born in Doncaster, England
  • 1960-10-08 Lorenzo Milá, Spanish newscaster
  • 1961-01-06 Howie Long, former NFL tackle/actor/broadcaster (Broken Arrow)
  • 1961-03-23 Helmi Johannes, Indonesian television newscaster
  • 1961-03-29 Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)
  • 1961-08-13 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster
  • 1961-09-24 Allen Bestwick, Nascar broadcaster
  • 1962-04-10 Steve Tasker, American wide receiver (Buffalo Bills) and broadcaster (CBS Sports), born in Smith Center, Kansas

Weddings in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV

Deaths 101 - 108 of 108

  • 2015-07-29 Peter O'Sullevan, British horse racing commentator 'the voice of racing', dies at 97
  • 2015-08-09 Frank Gifford, American NFL player and broadcaster, dies at 84
  • 2015-09-27 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), dies at 85
  • 2015-10-09 Gordon Honeycombe, British broadcaster/author, dies at 79
  • 2016-01-09 Ed Stewart, British DJ and broadcaster (Crackerjack), dies of a stroke at 74
  • 2016-01-31 Terry Wogan, British broadcaster (Eurovision Song Contest, Blankety Blank), dies of cancer at 77
  • 2016-05-19 Morley Safer, Canadian American TV newscaster (60 Minutes), dies at 84
  • 2018-01-20 John Coleman, American journalist, co-founder of The Weather Channel and broadcaster (1953-2014), dies at 83