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Number of Records Matching Query: 165
 
THE PEABODY AWARDSEVENT
 
Event Date: 1st 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. 
 

ATHOL GUYBORN
 
Event Date: 5th January 1940
Description: Bassist, Australia
 

FM RADIOEVENT
 
Event Date: 5th January 1940
 
Summary: DEMONSTRATED IN PUBLIC FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1940 
 

VAN MCCOYBORN
 
Event Date: 6th January 1940
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, USA
 

ADDIE HARRIS MCPHERSONBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd January 1940
Description: Vocalist, US
 

JOHN HURTBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd January 1940
Description: Actor, UK
 

JOHNNY RUSSELLBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd January 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Comedian, USA
 

KATHARINE ROSSBORN
 
Event Date: 29th January 1940
Description: Actor, USA
 

ODELL BROWNBORN
 
Event Date: 2nd February 1940
Description: Organist, USA
 

ANGELO DALEOBORN
 
Event Date: 3rd February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

GEORGE ROMEROBORN
 
Event Date: 4th February 1940
 

JIMMY TARBUCKBORN
 
Event Date: 6th February 1940
Description: Comedians, Variety, Film, UK
 

KENNY RANKINBORN
 
Event Date: 10th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

BOBBY PICKETTBORN
 
Event Date: 11th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

BOOKA HYLANDBORN
 
Event Date: 12th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

JOHN LEYTONBORN
 
Event Date: 17th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 

RUDY WIEDOEFTDIED
 
Event Date: 18th February 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 

BOBBY ROGERSBORN
 
Event Date: 19th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

SMOKEY ROBINSONBORN
 
Event Date: 19th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

BARBARA ELLISBORN
 
Event Date: 20th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

BILL HUNTERBORN
 
Event Date: 27th February 1940
Description: Actor, Australian
 

GRETCHEN CHRISTOPHERBORN
 
Event Date: 29th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JOE SOUTHBORN
 
Event Date: 29th February 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

RALPH TOWNERBORN
 
Event Date: 1st March 1940
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

BILLY ADAMS - USABORN
 
Event Date: 6th March 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA
 

CHUCK NORRISBORN
 
Event Date: 10th March 1940
Description: Actor,USA
 

DEAN TORRENCEBORN
 
Event Date: 10th March 1940
Description: Vocalists, USA
 

MIKE HUGGBORN
 
Event Date: 11th March 1940
Description: Drummer, UK
 

AL JARREAUBORN
 
Event Date: 12th March 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

NORM BODKINBORN
 
Event Date: 12th March 1940
Description: Guitarist, Steel Guitarist. Australia
 

CANDI STATONBORN
 
Event Date: 13th March 1940
Description: Vocalist , USA
 

PHIL LESHBORN
 
Event Date: 15th March 1940
Description: Bassist, USA
 

SOLOMON BURKEBORN
 
Event Date: 21st March 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

COLIN PETERSONBORN
 
Event Date: 24th March 1940
Description: Drummer, Actor, Australia
 

ANITA BRYANTBORN
 
Event Date: 25th March 1940
Description: Vocalist, Activist, Actress, USA
 

JANIS MARTINBORN
 
Event Date: 27th March 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

TONY BARBERBORN
 
Event Date: 28th March 1940
Description: TV Host, Vocalist, Australia.
 

ASTRID GILBERTOBORN
 
Event Date: 29th March 1940
Description: Vocalist, Brazilian
 

JIMMY CLIFFBORN
 
Event Date: 1st April 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Jamaica
 

DAVID MACRAEBORN
 
Event Date: 2nd April 1940
Description: Keyboards, NZ
 

SHARON SHEELEYBORN
 
Event Date: 4th April 1940
Description: Composer, USA
 

TOMMY CASHBORN
 
Event Date: 5th April 1940
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, USA
 

BOBBY HATFIELDBORN
 
Event Date: 10th April 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

RICKY VALANCEBORN
 
Event Date: 10th April 1940
Description: Vocalist, Welsh
 

HERBIE HANCOCKBORN
 
Event Date: 12th April 1940
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
 

CLARENCE SATCHELLBORN
 
Event Date: 15th April 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Guitarist, USA
 

BOBBY RUSSELLBORN
 
Event Date: 19th April 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

LEE MAJORSBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd April 1940
Description: Actor, USA
 

AL PACINOBORN
 
Event Date: 25th April 1940
Description: Actor, Director, Writer
 

GIORGIO MORODERBORN
 
Event Date: 26th April 1940
Description: Record Producer, Sogn writer. USA
 

GEORGE ADAMSBORN
 
Event Date: 29th April 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
 

CARLOS WARDBORN
 
Event Date: 1st May 1940
Description: Saxophonist, Panama
 

GARY GLITTERBORN
 
Event Date: 8th May 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

RICK NELSONBORN
 
Event Date: 8th May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 

TONI TENNILLEBORN
 
Event Date: 8th May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

DICK MORRISSEYBORN
 
Event Date: 9th May 1940
Description: Saxophonist, UK
 

JAMES L BROOKSBORN
 
Event Date: 9th May 1940
Description: Director, Producer, USA
 

JOHN HAWKENBORN
 
Event Date: 9th May 1940
Description: Piano, Keyboards
 

ARTHUR ALEXANDERBORN
 
Event Date: 10th May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer of song, USA
 

TROY SHONDELLBORN
 
Event Date: 14th May 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

SHORTY LONGBORN
 
Event Date: 20th May 1940
Description: Pianist, USA
 

TONY SHERIDANBORN
 
Event Date: 21st May 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UJ
 

JERRY RICKSBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd May 1940
Description: Guitarist , USA
 

LARRY ROSENBORN
 
Event Date: 25th May 1940
Description: American entrepreneur, producer, musician, and recording engineer
 

AUGIE MEYERSBORN
 
Event Date: 31st May 1940
Description: Keyboardist, USA
 

CLIFF BENNETTBORN
 
Event Date: 4th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

VINCE EAGARBORN
 
Event Date: 4th June 1940
Description: Vocal, Guitarist, UK
 

JERRY WESLEY SMITHBORN
 
Event Date: 7th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Pianist, Bassist
 

TOM JONESBORN
 
Event Date: 7th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Welsh
 

NANCY SINATRABORN
 
Event Date: 8th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA
 

JOEY DEEBORN
 
Event Date: 11th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

CHUCK RAINEYBORN
 
Event Date: 17th June 1940
Description: Bassist, USA
 

ADAM FAITHBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 

DIANA TRASKBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Australia
 

STUART SUTCLIFFEBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd June 1940
Description: Bassist. UK
 

CLINT WARWICKBORN
 
Event Date: 25th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

DOBIE GRAYBORN
 
Event Date: 26th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

LARRY HALLBORN
 
Event Date: 30th June 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

TONY HATCHBORN
 
Event Date: 30th June 1940
Description: Composer, Lyicist, Pianist, Music Arranger, UK
 

MAUREEN KENNEDYBORN
 
Event Date: 3rd July 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

GENE CHANDLERBORN
 
Event Date: 6th July 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

JEANNIE SEELYBORN
 
Event Date: 6th July 1940
Description: Singer, Songwriter, USA
 

RINGO STARRBORN
 
Event Date: 7th July 1940
Description: Drummer, Actor, UK
 

JOE NEGRONIEBORN
 
Event Date: 9th July 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

TY HUNTERBORN
 
Event Date: 14th July 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

TOMMY DEEBORN
 
Event Date: 15th July 1940
Description: Composer, USA
 

MICKEY HAWKSBORN
 
Event Date: 17th July 1940
Description: Singer, Pianist, USA
 

JAMES BROLINBORN
 
Event Date: 18th July 1940
Description: Actor, USA
 

BILLBOARDEVENT
 
Event Date: 20th July 1940
 

THOMAS WAYNEBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd July 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

BIG JACK JOHNSONBORN
 
Event Date: 30th July 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA
 

MARTIN SHEENBORN
 
Event Date: 3rd August 1940
Description: Actor, USA
 

LARRY KNECHTELBORN
 
Event Date: 4th August 1940
Description: Keyboardist, Session musician, USA
 

BOBBY BRADDOCKBORN
 
Event Date: 5th August 1940
Description: Pianist, Saxophonist, Composer
 

MIKE SARNEBORN
 
Event Date: 6th August 1940
Description: Vocalist, Director, Writer, Actor, Singer and Producer, UK
 

JOHNNY DODDSDIED
 
Event Date: 8th August 1940
Description: Clarinetist, USA
 

KEITH RIORDANBORN
 
Event Date: 8th August 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist
 

ROD BERNARDBORN
 
Event Date: 12th August 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

JILL ST JOHNBORN
 
Event Date: 19th August 1940
Description: Actress, USA
 

JOHNNY NASHBORN
 
Event Date: 19th August 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

LEON TROTSKYEVENT
 
Event Date: 20th August 1940
 
Summary: MURDERED, MEXICO. 1940 
 

VALERIE HARPERBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd August 1940
Description: Actress, USA
 

TONY SECUNDABORN
 
Event Date: 24th August 1940
Description: Management, Entrepreneur Management, Promotion, Radio
 

DON LAFONTAINEBORN
 
Event Date: 26th August 1940
Description: Occupation Voice actor
 

SONNY SHARROCKBORN
 
Event Date: 27th August 1940
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

JACK THOMPSONBORN
 
Event Date: 31st August 1940
Description: Actor, Australian
 

JIMMY CLANTONBORN
 
Event Date: 2nd September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

SHADOW MORTONBORN
 
Event Date: 3rd September 1940
Description: Composer of music, Record producer USA
 

RAQUEL WELCHBORN
 
Event Date: 5th September 1940
Description: Actress, USA
 

JACKIE TRENTBORN
 
Event Date: 6th September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Actress, UK
 

LONDON 1940EVENT
 
Event Date: 7th September 1940
 
Summary: BLITZ BEGINS 
 

FRANKIE AVALONBORN
 
Event Date: 8th September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA
 

PAUL WILLIAMS - SINGER - COMPOSERBORN
 
Event Date: 9th September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor , Composer, USA
 

ROY AYERSBORN
 
Event Date: 10th September 1940
Description: Pianist, USA
 

BERNIE DWYERBORN
 
Event Date: 11th September 1940
Description: Drummer, UK
 

JEWEL AKENSBORN
 
Event Date: 12th September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

LINDA GRAYBORN
 
Event Date: 12th September 1940
Description: Actor, USA
 

JIMMY JAMESBORN
 
Event Date: 13th September 1940
Description: Vocalist, Jamaica
 

LONNIE LEEBORN
 
Event Date: 13th September 1940
Description: Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Australia
 

JIMMY GILMER AND THE FIREBALLSBORN
 
Event Date: 15th September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

BILL MEDLEYBORN
 
Event Date: 19th September 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

MIKE NOCKBORN
 
Event Date: 27th September 1940
Description: Pianist, Australia
 

DEWEY MARTINBORN
 
Event Date: 30th September 1940
Description: Drummer, Vocalist, Canada
 

JOHN LENNONBORN
 
Event Date: 9th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, UK
 

TOM MIXDIED
 
Event Date: 12th October 1940
Description: Actor, USA
 

CHRIS FARLOWEBORN
 
Event Date: 13th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

PHAROUGH SANDERSBORN
 
Event Date: 13th October 1940
Description: Saxophonist, USA
 

CLIFF RICHARDBORN
 
Event Date: 14th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 

CLIFF RICHARD AND THE SHADOWSBORN
 
Event Date: 14th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 

CLIFF RICHARD OFFICIALBORN
 
Event Date: 14th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, Actor, UK
 

STAFF SERGENT BARRY SADLERBORN
 
Event Date: 15th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

CYNTHIA WEILBORN
 
Event Date: 18th October 1940
Description: Composer
 

LARRY CHANCEBORN
 
Event Date: 19th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

LARRY CHANCE - USABORN
 
Event Date: 19th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

KATHY KIRBYBORN
 
Event Date: 20th October 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

MANFRED MANNBORN
 
Event Date: 21st October 1940
Description: Keyboards, UK
 

ELLIE GREENWICHBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd October 1940
Description: Composer, USA
 

EDDIE HENDERSONBORN
 
Event Date: 26th October 1940
Description: Trumpeter
 

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

DELBERT MCCLINTONBORN
 
Event Date: 4th November 1940
Description: Harmonicaist, Vocalist
 

ELKE SOMMERBORN
 
Event Date: 5th November 1940
Description: Actress, USA
 

SCREAMING LORD SUTCHBORN
 
Event Date: 10th November 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

TERRY REIDEVENT
 
Event Date: 13th November 1940
 
Summary: BOR 1940 HUNTINGDONSHIRE, UK HIS “RIVER’ ALBUM BECAME A SUCCESS. 
 

JOHN RYANESBORN
 
Event Date: 16th November 1940
Description: Singer, usa
 

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

FREDDIE MARSDENBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd November 1940
Description: Drummer, UK
 

JOHNNY CARVERBORN
 
Event Date: 24th November 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

BRUCE LEEBORN
 
Event Date: 27th November 1940
Description: Actor, martial arts, Chinese American
 

BRUCE CHANELBORN
 
Event Date: 28th November 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

CLEM CURTISEVENT
 
Event Date: 28th November 1940
 

CLEM CURTISBORN
 
Event Date: 28th November 1940
Description: Vocalist, UK
 

DENNIS DOHERTYBORN
 
Event Date: 29th November 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Canada
 

RICHARD PRYORBORN
 
Event Date: 1st December 1940
Description: Actor, comedian, social critic, writer, and MC.USA
 

FREDDIE CANNONBORN
 
Event Date: 4th December 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

FRANK WILSONBORN
 
Event Date: 5th December 1940
Description: Composer of song, USA
 

JOHN CALEBORN
 
Event Date: 5th December 1940
Description: Bassist, UK
 

PHIL OCHSBORN
 
Event Date: 19th December 1940
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA
 

FRANK ZAPPABORN
 
Event Date: 21st December 1940
Description: Vocalist, USA
 

TONY RIVERSBORN
 
Event Date: 21st December 1940
Description: Vocal quartet, UK
 

BRIAN LOCKINGBORN
 
Event Date: 22nd December 1940
Description: Bassist, UK
 

JORMA KAUKONENBORN
 
Event Date: 23rd December 1940
Description: Guitarist, USA
 

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

PETE BROWNBORN
 
Event Date: 25th December 1940
Description: Vocalist, poet and lyricist, UK
 

PETER BROWNBORN
 
Event Date: 25th December 1940
Description: Composer,
 

LUCKY STARRBORN
 
Event Date: 29th December 1940
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Australia
 

 
 
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