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TALK SHOW ANNOUNCER HAS DIED AT 78

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STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Alan Kalter, the quirky, red-headed
announcer for
David Letterman for two decades who frequently
appeared in the show’s comedy bits, has died.

Kalter passed Monday at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut with
his wife, Peggy, and their two daughters at his side. The cause
of death was not announced.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

Ty Cobb - Wikipedia
Tyrus Raymond Cobb
(December 18, 1886– July 17, 1961)

(Nicknamed The Georgia Peach)

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IT WAS A MONITOR WEEKEND ON NBC RADIO

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Monitor was a weekend radio program broadcast from June 12,
1955 until January 26, 1975. Airing live and nationwide on the
NBC Radio Network, it originally aired beginning Saturday
morning at 8am and continuing through the weekend until 12
midnight on Sunday. However, after the first few months, the
full weekend broadcast was shortened when the midnight-to-
dawn hours were dropped since few NBC stations carried it.

The program offered a magazine-of-the-air mix of news, sports,
comedy, variety, music, celebrity interviews and other short
segments (along with records, usually of popular middle-of-the-
road songs, especially in its later years). Its length and eclectic
format were radical departures from the traditional radio shows.

The show was the brainchild of legendary NBC radio and
television network president
Sylvester (Pat) Weaver

On January 25 and 26, 1975, Monitor spent its last 12 hours
looking back on its 20-year history of more than 20,000-plus
hours with hosts Big Wilson and John Bartholomew Tucker.

Many clips were played, including Dave Garroway’s interview
with Marilyn Monroe on the show’s first day, Frank McGee’s
talk with Martin Luther King Jr. in the early 1960s, Bob and
Ray spoofing “Miss Monitor” and reporter Helen Hall riding
on a roller-coaster. (From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

 


Monitor Sunday afternoon and evening staff in Radio Central, 1957.
From left: Frank Gallop, Lorna Lynn (Monitor Medley Girl), Dave Garroway, Tedi Thurman (Miss Monitor), and Ben Grauer.

 

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TALK RADIO SETTLER HAS PASSED AT 70

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Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (January 12, 1951 – February 17, 2021)


Limbaugh, a cigar and former cigarette smoker was diagnosed
with advanced
lung cancer on January 20, 2020.

On February 4, 2020, the day after he announced that he had
advanced lung cancer, Limbaugh was a guest of President
Donald Trump at the 2020 State of the Union Address, where
he was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
(above).

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AWARD WINNING TALK SHOW HOST HAS DIED

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Stars remember Larry King | EW.com
Larry King (Lawrence Harvey Zeiger)
(November 19, 1933 – January 23, 2021)


On January 2, 2021, it was revealed that King had been hospitalized
10 days earlier in a Los Angeles hospital after testing positive for
COVID-19. He died at the age of 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,
Los Angeles.

 

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