On This Day

Broadcasters in History (Part 3)

Events in Film & TV


Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 385

  • 1946-10-03 Bob Dotson, newscaster (Primetime Sunday), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1946-10-08 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and 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
  • 1946-11-02 Alan Jones, Australian auto racer, commentator (World Formula 1 champion, 1980), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 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

Person of interestDarrell Waltrip

1947-02-05 Darrell Waltrip, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series 1981, 82, 85; Daytona 500 1989; winner 84 x NASCAR Cup Series races) and broadcaster (Fox Sports), born in Owensboro, Kentucky

Racing Car Driver Darrell Waltrip
Racing Car Driver
Darrell Waltrip
  • 1947-04-01 Norm Van Lier, American basketball point guard (NBA All Star 1974, 76, 77; Chicago Bulls) and broadcaster (Comcast SportsNet), born in East Liverpool, Ohio (d. 2009)
  • 1947-04-04 Ray Fosse, American baseball player and broadcaster, born in Marion, Illinois

Person of interestO.J. Simpson

1947-07-09 O.J. Simpson, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back, broadcaster and actor (Heisman Trophy 1968; NFL MVP 1973; Buffalo Bills), born in San Francisco, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • 1947-10-09 Tony Zappone, American broadcaster and journalist, born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1947-10-12 Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1947-12-01 Bob Fulton, Australian rugby league five eighth (35 Tests; Manly, Warrington, Easts; RL Immortal) and coach (39 Tests Australia; Manly, Easts), born in Warrington, England (d. 2021)
  • 1947-12-28 Andrew Olle, broadcaster
  • 1948-03-03 Byron MacGregor, newscaster
  • 1948-05-29 Michael Berkeley, English composer, broadcaster and House of Lords member (Jayne Eyre opera), born in London, England
  • 1948-08-22 Rob Buckman, British broadcaster and actor (Pink Medicine Show), born in London
  • 1948-09-12 Max Walker, Australian cricket fast bowler (34 Tests, 138 wickets) and broadcaster (Nine Network), born in Hobart, Australia (d. 2016)
  • 1949-03-30 Sue Cook, British broadcaster
  • 1949-04-08 Jim Lampley, American broadcaster (Monday Night Baseball), born in Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • 1949-05-02 Alan Titchmarsh, English gardener and broadcaster (Gardener's World), born in Iilkley, England
  • 1949-10-18 Ed Farmer, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1980; Chicago WS) and broadcaster (Chicago WS radio 1991-2005), born in Evergreen Park, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • 1950-03-09 Andy North, American golfer, broadcaster (US Open 1978, 85; ESPN), born in Thorp, Wisconsin
  • 1950-04-22 Jancis Robinson, wine writer/broadcaster
  • 1950-05-11 Jeremy Paxman, English broadcaster (University Challenge, Newsnight), born in Leeds, England
  • 1950-09-01 Phillip Fulmer, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Tennessee 152-52) and broadcaster (CBS), born in Winchester, Tennessee
  • 1950-10-31 Jane Pauley, American newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1951-02-02 Ken Bruce, Scottish broadcaster (The Ken Bruce Show), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1951-03-23 Lis Howell, British broadcaster (director of programs GMTV), born in Liverpool. England
  • 1951-05-13 Selina Scott, TV newscaster (West 57th)
  • 1951-07-28 Doug Collins, American basketball shooting guard (NBA All-Star 1976–79; Philadelphia 76ers), coach (Chicago, Detroit, Washington, Philadelphia) and broadcaster (CBS, NBC, TNT, TBS, ABC/ESPN), born in Christopher, Illinois
  • 1951-09-01 David Bairstow, English cricket wicket keeper, broadcaster (4 Tests, 13 dismissals; father of England Test 'keeper Jonny; Yorkshire CCC), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1998)
  • 1951-09-29 Mike Enriquez, Philippine broadcaster, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1952-03-01 Leigh Matthews, Australian Football Hall of Fame rover (Hawthorne FC), coach (Collingwood 1990 premiers; Brisbane 2001-03 premiers) and broadcaster (7 Network; 3AW), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1952-05-05 Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1953-03-10 Ronnie Earl [Ronald Horvath], American blues guitarist (The Broadcasters), born in Queens, New York
  • 1953-03-15 Colin Croft, West Indian cricket fast bowler, broadcaster (27 Tests, 125 wickets @ 23.30), born in Lancaster Village, Demerara, British Guiana
  • 1953-05-17 Kathleen Sullivan, American 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
  • 1954-06-04 Mikey Dread [Michael Campbell], Jamaican reggae singer, producer, ("Rocker's Delight"), and broadcaster (BBC), born in. Port Antonio, Jamaica (d. 2008)
  • 1954-11-08 David Bret, British biographer and broadcaster, born in Paris
  • 1955-01-15 Enrico Mentana, Italian newscaster (RAI), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1955-01-27 Brian Engblom, Canadian NHL hockey player, 1975-87 (Montreal Canadiens, and 4 other teams), and TV broadcaster, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1955-05-31 Laura Baugh, American golfer, writer, broadcaster (LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year 1973), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1955-06-13 Alan Hansen, Scottish soccer defender (26 caps; Liverpool 434 games) and broadcaster (BBC Match of the Day), born in Sauchie, Scotland
  • 1955-11-03 Phil Simms, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 1986 [MVP], 90; NY Giants) and broadcaster (ESPN, NBC CBS), born in Springfield, Kentucky
  • 1955-11-06 Maria Shriver, American newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955-12-01 Pat Spillane, Irish Gaelic football left half forward and broadcaster (8 x All Ireland titles; Kerry), born in Templenoe, County Kerry, Ireland
  • 1956-01-14 Ben Heppner, Canadian tenor, and broadcaster, born in Murrayville, British Columbia
  • 1956-04-28 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, born in York, England (d. 1995)
  • 1956-05-11 Alex Lester, British broadcaster
  • 1957-08-08 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, born in Barnstaple, United Kingdom
  • 1958-03-17 Pat Bolland, Canadian Broadcaster
  • 1958-04-14 Mike Hulbert, American golfer, broadcaster (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Elmira, New York
  • 1958-04-29 Gary Cohen, American baseball broadcaster, born in Queens, New York
  • 1958-08-13 David Feherty, Irish golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, NBC), born in Bangor, Northern Ireland
  • 1958-12-30 Rod Harrington, English darts player and broadcaster (World Matchplay C'ship 1998, 99; PDC World C'ship 1999 runner-up), born in Boreham, Essex, England
  • 1959-05-17 Jim Nantz, American sportscaster, born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • 1959-09-01 Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist, broadcaster (ESPN), born in Kent, Washington
  • 1959-11-02 Mark May, American College Football Hall of Fame guard and broadcaster (Super Bowl 1982, 87; Washington Redskins), born in Oneonta, NY
  • 1959-12-01 Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league five eighth, coach and broadcaster (34 Tests; Queensland 38 games; RL Immortal), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1960-01-06 Paul Azinger, American golfer, broadcaster (PGA C'ship 1993, 12 PGA Tour titles), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • 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
  • 1960-04-28 John Cerutti, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster (Toronto Blue Jays, Rogers Sportsnet), born in Albany, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1960-05-14 Frank Nobilo, New Zealand golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, Golf Channel), born in Auckland, NZ
  • 1960-10-08 Lorenzo Milá, Spanish newscaster, born in Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona
  • 1960-10-24 Ian Baker-Finch, Australian golfer and broadcaster (1991 British Open 1991, CBS), born in Nambour, Queensland, Australia
  • 1961-01-06 Howie Long, American NFL tackle/actor/broadcaster (Broken Arrow), born in Somerville, Massachusetts
  • 1961-01-13 Kelly Hrudey, Canadian NHL goalie, 1983-98 (NY Islanders; LA Kings), and broadcaster, born Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1961-03-23 Helmi Johannes, Indonesian television newscaster
  • 1961-03-24 Dean Jones, Australian cricket batsman and broadcaster (52 Tests @ 46.55; 164 ODIs; Victoria), born in Coburg, Australia (d. 2020)
  • 1961-03-29 Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)
  • 1961-08-13 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster, born in Whiston, Lancashire, England
  • 1961-09-24 Allen Bestwick, American Nascar broadcaster, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1961-10-19 David Egerton, English rugby union #8 (7 caps; Bath Rugby) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Pinner, England (d. 2021)
  • 1961-11-01 Nicky Grist, Welsh auto racer and broadcaster (World Rally C'ship 1993), born in Ebbw Vale, Wales
  • 1962-03-26 Richard Coles, English musician (Communards - "Don't Leave Me This Way"), now a Church of England priest, and BBC broadcaster, born in Northampton
  • 1962-04-10 Steve Tasker, American NFL wide receiver, broadcaster (Buffalo Bills, 7-time Pro Bowl), born in Smith Center, Kansas
  • 1962-05-13 Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster
  • 1962-06-13 Davey Hamilton, American auto racer and broadcaster, (Indycar Series runner-up 1996-97, 98), born in Nampa, Idaho

Person of interestClyde Drexler

1962-06-22 Clyde "The Glide" Drexler, NBA guard, 1983-98, 10X All-Star (Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Olympic gold, 1992), and broadcaster, born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NBA Swingman Clyde Drexler
NBA Swingman
Clyde Drexler
  • 1962-06-25 Phill Jupitus, English comedian and broadcaster, born in Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • 1962-07-02 Brandel Chamblee, American golfer, broadcaster (Golf Channel, 1 PGA Tour title), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1962-07-31 Troy Murray, Canadian NHL center, broadcaster (Chicago Black Hawks), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1962-09-01 Tony Cascarino, Irish soccer striker, broadcaster (88 caps Rep of Ireland; Millwall, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Marseille, Nancy), born in St Paul's Cray, Kent, England
  • 1962-11-01 Sharron Davies, British swimmer and broadcaster (Olympic silver 400m medley 1980; BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • 1963-03-20 Manabu Suzuki, Japanese racing driver and broadcaster
  • 1963-04-02 Mike Gascoyne, British motor racing engineer, designer, writer (McLaren, Sauber, Tyrrell, Jordan, Renault, Toyota, Force India) and broadcaster (BBC 5 Live, Sky Sports), born in Norwich, England
  • 1963-08-17 Jon Gruden, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2002, Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Oakland Raiders) and broadcaster (ESPN), born in Sandusky, Ohio
  • 1963-09-05 Jeff Brantley, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (Cincinnati Reds), born in Florence, Alabama
  • 1963-11-03 Ian Wright MBE, English soccer striker and broadcaster (33 caps; Crystal Palace, Arsenal), born in London, England
  • 1963-12-02 Rich Sutter, Canadian NHL right wing, 1983-95 (Philadelphia Flyers, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues, and 4 other teams), and broadcaster (Rogers Sportsnet), born in Viking, Alberta
  • 1964-01-03 Cheryl Miller, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward, coach and broadcaster (Olympic gold 1984; USC; TNT), born in Riverside, California

Weddings in Film & TV


Deaths in Film & TV