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About Terry Wogan
Terry Wogan was a renowned Irish radio and television broadcaster famed for hosting the iconic radio show Wake Up to Wogan on BBC Radio 2. He also hosted other popular programs on BBC such as Wogan and Weekend Wogan. From 1971 to 2008, he served as the BBC's commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest. During his lifetime, he was one of the most prominent media personalities in Ireland and Britain.
In 1965, he got married to Helen Joyce, with whom he had four children, one of whom died in infancy. He and Helen remained together until his death in 2016.
In 2005, he was granted a British citizenship and appointed Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE).
He attended the funeral of the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 2013 after receiving a personal invitation from her family.
Despite being raised as a Catholic, he grew up to become an atheist.
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Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it.Terry Wogan
Terry Wogan's Popularity
Terry Wogan was a famous Irish-English broadcaster, who was born on August 3, 1938. As a person born on this date, Terry Wogan is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (August 3) and the 50th most popular for the year (1938).
People born on August 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Terry Wogan is the 1066th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Terry Wogan's birthday, Terry Wogan is the 4th most famous Irish-English.
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