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About Hugh Downs
Hugh Downs was an American media personality who is best known for hosting a number of popular radio and especially television programs literally throughout the entire second half of the 20th century. For instance, he had notable tenures on both NBC’s “Today” and ABC’s “20/20”.
His parents’ names were Milton and Edith Downs.
His wife’s name was Ruth Shaheen. They became wed in 1944 and remained so until she passed away in 2017. And their children’s names are H.R and Deirdre.
He had been active in television since the medium was first introduced to the masses in the mid-20th century.
By 1984 Downs had already set a Guinness World Record as being the one individual who had clocked the most hours on commercial television hosted by networks, with him having achieved roughly 15,200 hours by that time.
He has been a member of some distinct organizations such as UNICEF, the National Space Society and the National Academy of Science. Additionally, he is enshrined at the International Ari & Space Hall of Fame, the American TV Game Show Hall of Fame and other institutions.
He took home a couple of Emmy Awards during his career.
He hosted a game show called “Concentration” from 1958-1969, NBC’s “Today” from 1962-1969 and ABC’s “20/20” from 1978-1999.
He was part of the US Army during WWII before getting into broadcasting.
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Hugh Downs was a famous American television host and producer, who was born on February 14, 1921. As a person born on this date, Hugh Downs is listed in our database as the 72nd most popular celebrity for the day (February 14) and the 53rd most popular for the year (1921).
People born on February 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Hugh Downs is the 1533rd most popular Aquarius.
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