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The year 1959 saw a number of significant happenings in radio broadcasting history.
- 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.
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- ^ 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 March 29, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.