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Eamonn Andrews
Eamonn Andrews

Eamonn Andrews (19 December 19225 November 1987) was a Irish born television presenter in the United Kingdom. Image File history File links Andrews99. ... Image File history File links Andrews99. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A television presenter is a British term for a person who is known for introducing or hosting television programmes. ...


Andrews was born in Synge Street, Dublin, Ireland, the same street in which playwright George Bernard Shaw was born. He was educated at the local school Synge Street CBS He began his career as an amateur boxer and went on to be a sports commentator on Radio Éireann. In 1950, he began presenting programmes for the BBC and soon moved on to become one of television's most popular presenters. Series with which he was associated included: Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland, located near the midpoint of Irelands east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and at the centre of the Dublin Region. ... George Bernard Shaw (July 26, 1856 – November 2, 1950) was an Irish playwright and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. ... Synge Street CBS is a famous Christian Brothers School in Dublin, Ireland. ... Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano at Madison Square Garden, 1951 Julio Cesar Chavez and Ivan Robinson at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, 2005 Amir Khan of Britain and Mario Cesar Kindelan Mesa of Cuba at the Athens Olympics, 2004 Boxing, nicknamed the sweet science and also called pugilism or prizefighting... Radio Telefís Éireann (RTÉ; Irish for Radio and Television of Ireland) is the national publicly-funded broadcaster of Ireland. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national public service broadcaster of the United Kingdom (see British television). ...

He chaired the Radio Éireann Authority between 1960 and 1964, overseeing the introduction of Television to Ireland and establishing the Irish State Broadcaster as an independent Semi-State body. Whats My Line? was a weekly panel game show originally produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman for CBS television. ... This Is Your Life was a television show hosted by Ralph Edwards, first broadcast in the United States from 1952 to 1961 on NBC. It originated as a radio show airing from 1948 to 1952. ... Crackerjack was a British childrens comedy/variety BBC television series. ... RTÉ Radio 1 dates back to January 1st 1926, when the Dublin radio station 2RN began broadcasting on a regular basis. ...


He was famous for coming up with off-the-cuff linkings which didn't work — such as 'speaking of cheese sandwiches, have you come far?' and so on. This was parodied by Seamus Android in the BBC radio programme Round the Horne in the 1960s. Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national public service broadcaster of the United Kingdom (see British television). ... Round the Horne was one of the most influential BBC Radio comedy programmes, comparable to The Goon Show in its influence on other comedy programmes. ... The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ...


He died from heart failure in November 1987, aged 64. His widow Grainne died eighteen months later. For other uses, see November (disambiguation). ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Eamonn Andrews is also the name of a linking composition by the 1970s British avant-rock band Soft Machine. It was named after Eamonn because it was an off-the-cuff link between unrelated pieces in their live sets. Over time, it came into its own as a major part of the live Soft Machine repertoire. The Soft Machine were a pioneering British psychedelic, progressive rock and jazz band from Canterbury, Kent, England, named after the book The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs. ...


Cornish producer and recording artist Luke Vibert paid tribute to Andrews by releasing a series of hardcore & jungle EPs on Rephlex Records under the pseudonym of "Amen Andrews", featuring a picture of the real Andrews on the second side of all 5 EPs. Luke Vibert photographed with an ARP 2500. ... Rephlex Records is an influential record label started in 1991 by acclaimed electronic musician Richard D. James (aka Aphex Twin) and Grant Wilson-Claridge, without the intention of making large profits. ... The Amen break (usually pronounced /ˈeɪmɛn/) is one of the most frequently used sampled drum loops in jungle and drum and bass music. ...


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Eamonn Andrews - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (303 words)
Eamonn Andrews (19 December 1922 5 November 1987) was a Irish born television presenter in the United Kingdom.
Andrews was born in Synge Street, Dublin, Ireland, the same street in which playwright George Bernard Shaw was born.
Eamonn Andrews is also the name of a linking composition by the 1970s British avant-rock band Soft Machine.
screenonline: Andrews, Eamonn (1922-1987) Biography (561 words)
A determined Andrews left his day job as an insurance clerk and set his sights on the BBC.
Andrews once outwitted the blindfolded panel himself when he 'signed in' with a falsetto voice as the shows mystery celebrity guest, earning himself a diploma.
Week in week out it was a nerve wracking experience for Andrews and the production team keeping the identity of the subject a secret.
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