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            List of years in radio       (table)
 1950 .  1951 .  1952 .  1953  . 1954  . 1955  . 1956 
1957 1958 1959 -1960- 1961 1962 1963
 1964 .  1965 .  1966 .  1967  . 1968  . 1969  . 1970 
    In television: 1957 1958 1959 -1960- 1961 1962 1963     
      In music: 1957 1958 1959 -1960- 1961 1962 1963     
          In film: 1957 1958 1959 -1960- 1961 1962 1963     
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The year 1960 in radio involved some significant events.

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Events

  • January 25 - In Washington, DC, the National Association of Broadcasters reacts to the Payola scandal by threatening fines for any disc jockeys who accepted money for playing particular records.
  • February 8 - Congressional investigations begin into payola in the radio and record industries.
  • February 29 - The radio program "At Your Service" debuted on St. Louis radio station KMOX. The program is believed to be first locally produced radio talk-show, that helped launch the talk radio format in the US.

Debuts

Closings

  • August 27 - The Louisiana Hayride put on its final show.
  • November 25 - The long-running serial, Ma Perkins, airs its last episode on the CBS radio network.

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