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1959 saw a number of significant happenings in history. radio broadcasting
Karl Haas started at Adventures in Good Music WJR in Detroit, Michigan. 14 March:
Tulane University's WTUL signs on for the first time. It is owned and operated by Tulane University. This station is a progressive music station. This station gave Jerry Springer his start on his radio and TV career. November 15, 1959, three ex-members of the band Quarrymen, later to become known as the Beatles, audition for a British talent program.
Closings [ edit ]
27 January –
Cris Collinsworth, former American football player and radio and television sportscaster. 28 January –
Randi Rhodes, American radio host 30 April –
Matt Casey, American radio personality. 3 June – John Carlson, American conservative talk radio host on
KVI in Seattle. 13 August –
Danny Bonaduce, American comedian, actor and radio and television personality.
Joe Bevilacqua, award-winning voice actor, radio producer, dramatist, humorist and documentary film producer.
References [ edit ]
^ Mcintosh, Lisa. "november 15, 1959". Zoomer Radio. Zoomermedia Interactive Network . Retrieved . 23 February 2015
^ Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
^ a b 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. P. 7.
^ "Len Doyle". Illinois, Galesburg. Galesburg Register-Mail. December 8, 1959. p. 13 . Retrieved – via March 29, 2016 Newspapers.com.