1943 in radio

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The year 1943 saw a number of significant happenings in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Closings[edit]

  • 8 January: Are You a Genius? ends its run on network radio (CBS).[3]
  • 30 January: An American in Russia ends its run on network radio (CBS).[3]
  • 28 February: Anchors Aweigh ends its run on network radio (Mutual).[3]
  • 10 June: The Busy Mr. Bingle ends its run on network radio (Mutual).[3]
  • 4 July: Unlimited Horizons ends its run on network radio (NBC).[3]
  • 31 August: WRTD, Richmond, Virginia, ceased to exist as a result of the merger of the company owning it with the owner of WRNL, Richmond.[4]
  • 21 September: The Billie Burke Show ends its run on network radio CBS.[3]
  • 3 October: Calling America ends its run on network radio (CBS).[3]
  • 9 October: Chips Davis, Commando ends its run on network radio (CBS).[3]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
  4. ^ "WRTD, Richmond, Quits Operation; WRNL Full-Time" (PDF). Broadcasting. September 1, 1940. Retrieved 16 January 2015.