1953 in radio

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The year 1953 in radio involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

  • 15 January – Harry Truman becomes the first President to broadcast his farewell address on radio and television.
  • 19 March – The Academy Awards are simulcast on both radio and television. This marks the first time that the awards show appears on television.
  • 3 May – German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle begins regular transmissions.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.