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Howard Stern

Radio Shock Jock Howard Stern
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Profession: Radio Shock Jock

United States of America

Biography: Stern is one of the most famous and controversial figures in US radio.

Often labelled a 'shock jock' for his comments on air, he outraged the Hispanic community in 1995 over his comments after the death of the singer Selena.

Stern's shows were syndicated nationally 1986 to 2005 and were No. 1 in New York over a 7 year period.

Stern has also published 2 best-selling autobiographies, hosted tv shows and been a judge on "America's Got Talent".

Born: January 12, 1954
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Age: 68 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Married Life

  • 1978-06-04 Broadcaster Howard Stern (24) marries Alison Berns at Temple Ohabei Shalom, Brookline Massachusetts.
  • 1992-07-03 Gary Dell'Abate (Howard Stern Show) marries Mary Caracciolo
  • 1994-07-10 Fred Norris (from the Howard Stern Show) marries Allison Furman
  • 2008-10-03 Radio personality Howard Stern (54) weds actress Beth Ostrosky (36) in Manhattan, New York

Historical Events

  • 1977-05-13 Howard Stern begins broadcasting at WRNW, Briarcliff Manor NY
  • 1985-09-30 Howard Stern gets fired from WNBC AM (NY)
  • 1987-04-24 Howard Stern holds a free speech rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, NYC
  • 1988-03-07 Howard Stern's 1st pay-per-view "Underpants & Negligee Party"
  • 1989-10-07 Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match
  • 1990-05-10 Howard Stern holds a mock funeral for rival John DeBella
  • 1991-02-05 Howard Stern kisses NY Giant Leonard Marshall's ass over bet, Stern lost claiming the Giants would lose the Super Bowl
  • 1992-09-09 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as 'Fartman'
  • 1993-10-08 Howard Stern releases his 1st book "Private Parts"
  • 1994-01-01 Howard Stern's New Year's Eve Beauty Pageant
  • 1994-02-07 Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge
  • 1994-03-23 Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for NY governor
  • 1994-04-23 Libertarian party nominates Howard Stern for Governor of NY
  • 1994-08-02 NY Supreme Court refuses Howard Stern's non financial disclosure
  • 1994-08-04 Howard Stern drops out of NY gubernatorial race
  • 1994-12-07 Radio personality Howard Stern talks a man out of attempting suicide
  • 1995-01-26 NJ Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern
  • 1995-03-21 New Jersey officially dedicates the Howard Stern Rest Area along Route 295
  • 1995-04-03 Howard Stern gets in trouble for disparaging remarks about Selena
  • 1995-11-07 Howard Stern's second book "Miss America" released (fastest selling ever)

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