Wednesday, April 30, 2014

April 30, 1945: Jack Bailey opens his show on Mutual with 'How would you like to queen for a day?'

April 30, 1945: Jack Bailey, host of the Mutual, delivered on this day the opening line, "How would you like to be queen for a day!" for the first time. The first Queen for a Day was Mrs. Evelyn Lane.

A regular radio game show host, Bailey became famous for his Queen for a Day line. The show was a big hit and was eventually transferred to television until 1964.

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