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Number of Records Matching Query: 160
 
THE PEABODY AWARDS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 1 January 1940
Description: The Peabody Awards were originally only for radio, but in 1948, television awards were introduced. In the late 1990s additional categories for material distributed via the World Wide Web were added.
Summary: The George Foster Peabody Awards (Peabody Awards) recognize distinguished and meritorious public service by radio and television stations, networks, producing organizations and individuals. Since 1941, when the first Awards were presented for work completed in 1940, no more than 36 Awards have been presented in a single year.

FM RADIO
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 5 January 1940
Summary: DEMONSTRATED IN PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1940

TONY RIVERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 December 1940
Description: Vocal quartet, UK

ODELL BROWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 2 February 1940
Description: Organist, USA

DOBIE GRAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

ROD BERNARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 August 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JIMMY CLIFF
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 April 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Jamaica

JIMMY TARBUCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 February 1940
Description: Comedians, Variety, Film, UK

GEORGE ROMERO
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 4 February 1940

SHADOW MORTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 September 1940
Description: Composer of music, Record producer USA

MIKE NOCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 27 September 1940
Description: Pianist, Australia

GENE CHANDLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 July 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

PETER BROWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 December 1940
Description: Composer,

LONNIE LEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 September 1940
Description: Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Australia

SMOKEY ROBINSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

LARRY HALL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 30 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

TONY BARBER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 March 1940
Description: TV Host, Vocalist, Australia.

ERIC GRIFFITHS - ( THE QUARRYMEN )
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 31 October 1940
Description: Guitarist, UK

BILL HUNTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 27 February 1940
Description: Actor, Australian

LARRY KNECHTEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 4 August 1940
Description: Keyboardist, Session musician, USA

NANCY SINATRA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

SOLOMON BURKE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 21 March 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

BIG JACK JOHNSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 30 July 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

JAMES L BROOKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 9 May 1940
Description: Director, Producer, USA

AL PACINO
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 April 1940
Description: Actor, Director, Writer

BOBBY RUSSELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 19 April 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

GIORGIO MORODER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 26 April 1940
Description: Record Producer, Sogn writer. USA

MIKE SARNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 August 1940
Description: Vocalist, Director, Writer, Actor, Singer and Producer, UK

CANDI STATON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 March 1940
Description: Vocalist , USA

TONY SHERIDAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 21 May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UJ

RICK NELSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

JOHNNY NASH
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 August 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

TONY SECUNDA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 24 August 1940
Description: Management, Entrepreneur Management, Promotion, Radio

CLARENCE SATCHELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 15 April 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Guitarist, USA

ROY AYERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 10 September 1940
Description: Pianist, USA

DON LAFONTAINE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 26 August 1940
Description: Occupation Voice actor

MAUREEN KENNEDY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 July 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

JIMMY CLANTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 2 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

LARRY CHANCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 19 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN LEYTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 17 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK

FRANK ZAPPA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 December 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

BERNIE DWYER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 11 September 1940
Description: Drummer, UK

JOHN LENNON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 9 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, UK

COLIN PETERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 March 1940
Description: Drummer, Actor, Australia

RICHARD PRYOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 1 December 1940
Description: Actor, comedian, social critic, writer, and MC.USA

PAUL WILLIAMS - SINGER - COMPOSER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor , Composer, USA

ATHOL GUY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 January 1940
Description: Bassist, Australia

JEWEL AKENS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

GEORGE ADAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 29 April 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA

CHRIS FARLOWE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

TONI TENNILLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

HERBIE HANCOCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 April 1940
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

PETE BROWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 December 1940
Description: Vocalist, poet and lyricist, UK

CHUCK NORRIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 March 1940
Description: Actor,USA

BOBBY PICKETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 11 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

STAFF SERGENT BARRY SADLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 15 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOE NEGRONIE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 9 July 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

CHUCK RAINEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 June 1940
Description: Bassist, USA

BILL MEDLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

TY HUNTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 July 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

LEE MAJORS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 April 1940
Description: Actor, USA

BOOKA HYLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Australia

BOBBY HATFIELD
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 10 April 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOEY DEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

BRUCE LEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 27 November 1940
Description: Actor, martial arts, Chinese American

SHORTY LONG
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 May 1940
Description: Pianist, USA

TOMMY DEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 15 July 1940
Description: Composer, USA

FREDDIE CANNON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 December 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

STUART SUTCLIFFE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 June 1940
Description: Bassist. UK

PHIL OCHS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 19 December 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

JOHN RYANES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 November 1940
Description: Singer, usa

SONNY SHARROCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 27 August 1940
Description: Guitarist, USA

VALERIE HARPER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 August 1940
Description: Actress, USA

SHARON SHEELEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 4 April 1940
Description: Composer, USA

TOM JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 7 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Welsh

DEAN TORRENCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 March 1940
Description: Vocalists, USA

VAN MCCOY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 January 1940
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA

THOMAS WAYNE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 22 July 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

JIMMY JAMES
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Jamaica

MANFRED MANN - (MUSICIAN)
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 21 October 1940
Description: Keyboards, UK

KATHARINE ROSS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 29 January 1940
Description: Actor, USA

ADAM FAITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK

PHAROUGH SANDERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 October 1940
Description: Saxophonist, USA

CLIFF RICHARD OFFICIAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 14 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK

ANGELO DALEO
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN HURT
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 22 January 1940
Description: Actor, UK

PHIL LESH
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 15 March 1940
Description: Bassist, USA

AL JARREAU
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 12 March 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

CLIFF RICHARD AND THE SHADOWS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 14 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK

SCREAMING LORD SUTCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 November 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

ADDIE HARRIS MCPHERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 22 January 1940
Description: Vocalist, US

LUCKY STARR
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 December 1940
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia

ARTHUR ALEXANDER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 10 May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA

ASTRID GILBERTO
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 29 March 1940
Description: Vocalist, Brazilian

FRANKIE AVALON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

DIANA TRASK
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 23 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Australia

LINDA GRAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 September 1940
Description: Actor, USA

CLIFF BENNETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

RICKY VALANCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 10 April 1940
Description: Vocalist, Welsh

ELLIE GREENWICH
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 23 October 1940
Description: Composer, USA

CYNTHIA WEIL
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 18 October 1940
Description: Composer

DELBERT MCCLINTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 November 1940
Description: Harmonicaist, Vocalist

MIKE HUGG
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 11 March 1940
Description: Drummer, UK

JILL ST JOHN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 August 1940
Description: Actress, USA

AUGIE MEYERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 31 May 1940
Description: Keyboardist, USA

BARBARA ELLIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

ANITA BRYANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 25 March 1940
Description: Vocalist, Activist, Actress, USA

GARY GLITTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 May 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

CLINT WARWICK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

CLIFF RICHARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 14 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK

RINGO STARR
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 July 1940
Description: Drummer, Actor, UK

RALPH TOWNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 1 March 1940
Description: Guitarist, USA

FREDDIE MARSDEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 November 1940
Description: Drummer, UK

TROY SHONDELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 14 May 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

JACKIE TRENT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 6 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, UK

NORM BODKIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 12 March 1940
Description: Guitarist, Steel Guitarist. Australia

JOHNNY CARVER
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 November 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

TOMMY CASH
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 5 April 1940
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA

JOE SOUTH
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 29 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

RAQUEL WELCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 September 1940
Description: Actress, USA

BRUCE CHANEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 November 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

GRETCHEN CHRISTOPHER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 29 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

MARTIN SHEEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 3 August 1940
Description: Actor, USA

JACK THOMPSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 31 August 1940
Description: Actor, Australian

VINCE EAGAR
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 June 1940
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, UK

ELKE SOMMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 November 1940
Description: Actress, USA

DENNIS DOHERTY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 29 November 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada

DEWEY MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 30 September 1940
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Canada

KENNY RANKIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 10 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

CARLOS WARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 May 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Panama

JERRY WESLEY SMITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 7 June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Bassist

JOHN CALE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 December 1940
Description: Bassist, UK

JORMA KAUKONEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 23 December 1940
Description: Guitarist, USA

JIMMY GILMER AND THE FIREBALLS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 15 September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

BOBBY BRADDOCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 5 August 1940
Description: Pianist, Saxophonist, Composer

BILLY ADAMS - USA
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 6 March 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA

KEITH RIORDAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 August 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist

TONY HATCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 30 June 1940
Description: Composer, Lyicist, Pianist, Music Arranger, UK

BRIAN LOCKING
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 December 1940
Description: Bassist, UK

DAVID MACRAE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 April 1940
Description: Keyboards, NZ

JANIS MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 27 March 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

JAMES BROLIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 July 1940
Description: Actor, USA

BOBBY ROGERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN HAWKEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 9 May 1940
Description: Piano, Keyboards

JOHNNY RUSSELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 23 January 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, USA

JERRY RICKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 22 May 1940
Description: Guitarist , USA

DICK MORRISSEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 9 May 1940
Description: Saxophonist, UK

CLEM CURTIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 November 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

JEANNIE SEELY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 July 1940
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA

KATHY KIRBY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK

FRANK WILSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 5 December 1940
Description: Composer of song, USA

LARRY CHANCE - USA
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 19 October 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA

LARRY ROSEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 25 May 1940
Description: American entrepreneur, producer, musician, and recording engineer

EDDIE HENDERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 October 1940
Description: Trumpeter

MICKEY HAWKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 July 1940
Description: Singer, Pianist, USA

TOM MIX
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 October 1940
Description: Actor, USA

BILLY JONES (SINGER)
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 23 November 1940
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

RUDY WIEDOEFT
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 18 February 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA

JOHNNY DODDS
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 August 1940
Description: Clarinetist, USA

BILLY HILL (SONGWRITER)
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 December 1940
Description: Pianist, Violinist, Composer of songs, UK

 
 
 
 
 
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