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Friday, June 26, 2015

June 26, 1949: Fred Allen hosted his last radio broadcast

June 26, 1949: Fred Allen hosted last show on radio, however made many appearances as guest on other radio programs.

During the classic era of radio, Fred Allen was one of the most popular radio comedians. Born, John Florence Sullivan, Allen expressed musical talents as well as comedy. He also went on Broadway where he met his wife. A perfectionist, he followed his dream to become a popular radio star, and succeeded by hosting The Linit Bath Club Revenue.