1964 in radio

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The year 1964 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

  • 27 March – The BBC's Children's Hour (renamed "For the Young" since April 1961) is broadcast for the last time.
  • 28 March – Radio Caroline, a pirate radio station based on a ship anchored in international waters off the English coast, opens as Europe's first all-day English-language pop music station.[1]
  • 29 June – Manx Radio, the national commercial radio station for the Isle of Man, begins broadcasting.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Don't Get Mad, Get Even
  2. ^ Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.