Broadcast a series of celebrity interviews called "Nostalgia Moments" for Bloomberg Radio up until his death.
Took his program to WWOR, where it would remain for almost four decades.
Moved his show from radio to television, broadcasting on New York ABC affiliate WJZ-TV.
Began broadcasting his own show on WMCA radio devoted to pop music and old, vaudeville classics.
Was hired as a writer on "The Kate Smith Hour" radio program.
Was drafted into the Army at age 19, but was soon discharged for having flat feet.