1964 in radio
The year 1964 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.
- 27 March – The BBC's Children's Hour (renamed "For the Young" since April 1961) is broadcast for the last time.
- 28 March – Radio Caroline, a pirate radio station based on a ship anchored in international waters off the English coast, opens as Europe's first all-day English-language pop music station.
- 29 June – Manx Radio, the national commercial radio station for the Isle of Man, begins broadcasting.
- 1 July
- In Sweden Sveriges Radio launches its third national channel – P3 – as an alternative to commercial pirate radio.
- In the U.S., the Federal Communications Commission adopts the FM Non-Duplication Rule, prohibiting broadcasters in cities with more than 100,000 people from simulcasting the same programming on their AM and FM stations.
- WPEA, the oldest high school radio station, belonging to Phillips Exeter Academy, begins broadcasting.
- 6 January – Colin Cowherd, American sports radio and television personality.
- 24 January – Rob Dibble, former Major League Baseball pitcher and sports radio host.
- 10 February – Glenn Beck, American conservative talk radio and television host.
- 29 February – Lyndon Byers, former NHL player from Canada, WAAF radio host.
- 27 May – Adam Carolla, American comedian, comedy writer, radio and television personality and actor.
- 6 June – Roe Conn, American radio talk show host on WLS in Chicago, Illinois.
- 22 June – Dicky Barrett, American frontman of skacore band The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, radio personality and announcer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!
- 23 June – Jane Garvey, English radio presenter.
- 14 October – Jim Rome, American radio and TV personality
- 1 March – Kathryn Card, 71, American radio, television and film actress.
- 27 August – Gracie Allen, 69, American comedy star of vaudeville, radio, television and film.
- 10 October – Eddie Cantor, 72, American comedian, dancer, singer, actor and songwriter.
- 14 December – William Bendix, 58, Academy Award-nominated American film actor and radio personality.
- Don't Get Mad, Get Even Archived 15 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine
- "The Jim Rome Show / Monday - Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m." CBS Sports and Radio. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
- Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
- 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.
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