1940 in Radio
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1940 in Radio

The year 1940 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.

Events

Debuts

Closings

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Bourne, Stephen (2001). Black in the British Frame: The Black Experience in British Film and Television Second Edition. A&C Black. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-8264-5539-0.
  2. ^ a b Stourton, Edward (2017). Auntie's War: the BBC during the Second World War. London: Doubleday. ISBN 978-0-857-52332-7.
  3. ^ "News Report - Air Battle off Dover". BBC. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ Cohen, Ronald I. (18 November 2016). "Churchill Recordings: Speeches and Memoirs". Hillsdale College: The Churchill Project. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ Cullingford, Alison (14 July 2010). "Postscript 14 July 1940". Special Collections - University of Bradford. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ Delmer, Sefton. Black Boomerang.
  7. ^ "War presents new challenges". About BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 2019.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ a b c Dunning, John. (1976). Tune in Yesterday: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio, 1925-1976. Prentice-Hall, Inc. ISBN 0-13-932616-2.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
  11. ^ John Davies (1994). Broadcasting and the BBC in Wales. University of Wales Press. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-7083-1273-5.
  12. ^ "Music While You Work". whirligig-tv. Retrieved 2011.
  13. ^ Diana Forbes-Robertson (1964). My aunt Maxine: the story of Maxine Elliott. Viking Press.
  14. ^ "Mrs. Campbell, 75, Famous Actress". The New York Times. 11 April 1940. Retrieved 2008. Mrs. Patrick Campbell, famous actress, died last night in Pau, according to word received here to day. She had taken leading roles in plays of Shakespeare, Shaw and Barrie, and on several occasions had toured America.
  15. ^ "Alessandro Bonci, Lyric Tenor, Dies. Singer, Known For His Perfect Technique, First Heard Here In 1906, Had One Teacher. Compared With Caruso Joined Metropolitan in 1908 After Popularity Had Made Him Center of Opera War". The New York Times. 11 August 1940.
  16. ^ Hunter, Fred (May 2012). "Matheson, Hilda (1888-1940)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. London, England: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2016.
  17. ^ Frank Hoffmann; B Lee Cooper; Tim Gracyk (12 November 2012). Popular American Recording Pioneers: 1895-1925. Routledge. p. 159. ISBN 978-1-136-59229-4.

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