2003 in radio

The year 2003 in radio involved some significant events.

List of years in radio (table)
In music
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
In television
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

EventsEdit

  • October 10 – Facing an investigation surrounding allegations of illegal drug use, American right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh publicly admits that he is addicted to prescription pain killers, and will seek treatment.

DebutsEdit

ClosingsEdit

DeathsEdit

  • January 17 - Richard Crenna, 77, American motion picture, television, and radio actor[1]
  • January 25 - Robert Rockwell, 82, American stage, film, radio and television actor[1]
  • March 17 - Alan Keith, 94, English actor and longtime classical music presenter
  • July 4 - Larry Burkett, 64, American evangelical Christian author and radio personality
  • August 27 - Jinx Falkenburg, 83, who (with her husband, Tex) popularized the talk-show format, first on radio and then in the early days of television[1]
  • October 27 - Rod Roddy, 66, American top-40 disc jockey and announcer, better known for his work announcing television game shows

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c 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.