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November 28, 1925: Debut of The Grandle Ole Opry on WSM

On this date in OTR: The "Grand Ole Opry" debuted on WSM in Nashville Nov. 28, 1925. NBC carried a 30-minute segment of the program 1939-1957.

November 9, 1906 Norman Macdonnell was born

Norman Macdonnell and Orson Welles On this day in 1916, Norman Macdonnell was born.

September 7, 1943 Molle Mystery Theater made its radio debut

On this day in 1943, Molle Mystery Theater made its debut.

September 3, 1910 Grace Matthews was born

On this day in 1910, Grace Matthews was born.

August 22, 1920 Ray Bradbury was born

On this day in 1920, Ray Bradbury was born.

August 2, 1905 Alice Frost was born

On this day in 1905, Alice Frost was born.

July 23, 1912 Jackson Beck was born

On this day in 1912, radio announcer  Jackson Beck was born.

July 10, 1948 Jeff Regan premiered

On this day in 1948, Jeff Regan premiered.

July 2, 1939 The Aldrich Family made its radio debut

On this day in 1939, The Aldrich Family made its radio debut!

June 30, 1899 Santos Ortega was born

On this day in 1899, Santos Ortega was born.

June 27, 1933 Gary Crosby was born

On this day in 1933, Gary Crosby was born.

June 26, 1904 Peter Lorre was born

On this day in 1904, Peter Lorre was born.

June 24, 1944 Boston Blackie made its radio debut

On this day in 1944, Boston Blackie made its radio debut!