Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
1929 – Born on September 25th in Boston, Maryland.
1953 – Graduated and received her B.A. in English degree from Sarah Lawrence College.
1958 – Married to Robert Henry Katz, a New York businessman.
1961 – She worked as an assistant to the producer at New York’s WRCA-TV, and as a publicist for long-time talk show host and Republican activist Tex McCrary, before joining Today as a researcher and writer.
1963 – Married to Lee Guber, a stage producer.
1976 – She left NBC to co-anchor The ABC Evening News with Harry Reasoner, becoming the first female to anchor a network newscast.
1984 – Walters was also co-host of 20/20, again opposite Downs.
1986 – Married to Merv Adelson, the co-founder of Lorimar Pictures.
1997 – She created the girls’ gabfest The View, and has been among the program’s hosts ever since.
1999 – She hosted the program, 20/20, either solo or with other sidekicks.