1921 – Born, September 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, better known by his professional name of Jim McKay, was an American television sports journalist. McKay is best known for hosting ABC’s Wide World of Sports (1961-1998). His "Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports… the thrill of victory… and the agony of defeat… ..
1924 – born – June 28th, Pensacola, Florida, is a well known American narrator of television programs, and commercials, including shows such as Nova and more recently Forensic Files. Thomas is known for his crystal clear voice and precise diction. He has been a narrator for over sixty years. 1930’s – Thomas was born to ..
1940 – Born in August, 26th – Duluth, Minnesota. A performer aptly named "The King of Voiceovers" for his everpresent vocal work (especially on movie trailers), Don La Fontaine ultimately grew so prolific that the sound of his voice became a veritable staple of American pop culture. 1950’s-1960’s – La Fontaine’s distinguished ..
1928 – Keith Jackson (born October 18,, in Roopville, Georgia) is a former American sportscaster, known for his long career with ABC Sports television, his coverage of college football as well as his style of folksy, down-to-earth commentary and deep voice. 1952 – Jackson began his career as a broadcaster at Washington State, when he ..
US Voice actor 1920 – Born- June 22, Chicago, Illinois 1930s-1940s – Got his start in radio, doing voice work for dramas and comedies. 1943-44 – Frees’ early radio career was cut short when he was drafted into World War II where he was at Normandy on D-Day. He was wounded in ..
U.S. television announcer, best known as "The Price Is Right" announcer 1910 – Born- in Windom, Minnesota, 1928 – While landing jobs at WIBA and KGDA in and nearby Madison, Wisconsin, Olson enrolled in pharmacy classes at the University of Minnesota. He also worked a string of odd jobs, from a soda jerk ..
1924 – Born – March 22nd, 1924, New York City. Was an NBC television staff announcer for almost his entire professional career. 1940’s – Wendell served in the United States Army Air Corps in World War II, and graduated from Fordham University with a degree in speech. 1950’s – He worked ..
1930 – Born- May 10th, Lake City, FL 1940’s – Summerall played high school football at Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, where he was recognized as an All-State selection in football, as well as basketball. He also earned varsity letters in both baseball and tennis. 1949 to 1951 – Summerall ..
1927 – Born – November 29, in The Bronx, New York 1940’s – Scully began his career as a student broadcaster and journalist at Fordham University. While at Fordham, he helped form its FM radio station WFUV, was assistant sports editor for Volume 28 of The Fordham Ram his senior year, sang in a ..
1937 – Bob Lloyd Schieffer, born on the 25th of February in Austin, Texas. 1959 – Graduated BA Journalism and English, Texas Christian University 1959-1962 – USAF (three years, public information officer, discharge 1962) 1969 – He then joined WBAP in Dallas before taking a job with CBS. ..