McKay, Jim

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Jim McKay
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Name
McKay, Jim Gender: M
born on 24 September 1921 at 19:40 (= 7:40 PM )
Place New York City New York, USA, 39n57, 75w09
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 01°22' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 02°38 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 22°02'



Biography

American journalist, TV's first Emmy-winning sportscaster with awards on 5/19/1968 and again on 5/22/1973. A student of social science in school, McKay served in the U.S. Navy 1943-46 before entering news service as a reporter and commentator. He joined CBS in New York City in August 1950.

McKay is the host of various shows, news and moderation and as a court reporter on ABC's Wide World of Sports 4/29/1961.

McKay died of natural causes at his home in Monkton, MD on June 7, 2008. He was 86.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Social : Joined group 1943 (U.S. Navy, three years)
  • Work : New Career August 1950 at 12:00 midnight in New York, NY (CBS)
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  • Work : New Job 29 April 1961 (ABC court reporter on Wide World of Sports)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 7 June 2008 (Of natural causes, age 86, in Monkton, MD)
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Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor (Sportscaster)
  • Notable : Awards : Emmy (Two)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (U.S. Navy)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs

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