Believe It Or Not

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


111600. Believe It Or Not. August 29, 1938. NBC net, WEAF, New York City. Sponsored by: Post Bran Flakes. 8:00 P.M. The first "Believe It Or not": It's a capital offensive to wear silk stockings in Laos...unless you're the king! The loudest noise ever heard was the destruction of the island of Krakatoa. How a song convinced Saladin to spare the lives of 150,000 Christians...and became the national anthem of France! Today, the song is known as, "For He's A Jolly Good Fellow." The story of the oldest song in the world! It's 46 centuries old! Robert Ripley, Linda Lee, Ford Bond (announcer). 29:53. Audio condition: Good to very good. Complete.

96726. Believe It Or Not. October 14, 1946. NBC net or WNBC, New York or perhaps both. Sustaining. A program about the "hush, hush" veneral diseases, such as syphillis and gonorhea. The program is not in the usual "Believe It Or Not" format, but rather a part of an October anti-V. D. drive. . 14:27. Audio condition: Poor. Complete.

96725. Believe It Or Not. October 22, 1953. WOR, New York City. Sponsored by: Simon and Schuster (a "Believe It Or Not" direct marketing offer). The government made a monkey out of a taxpayer, but also made a taxpayer out of a monkey! The president of the United States who slept through his entire term of office. The most fickle woman in the world; the richest man in the world. Doug Storer (host), Art Van Horn (announcer). 14:25. Audio condition: Good. Complete.

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