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Celebrity Birthdays, July 29
Celebrity Birthdays, July 29

Birth Name: Peter Jennings
Born: 07/29/1938
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 08/07/2005

Born Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings on July 29, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to parents Elizabeth and Charles Jennings - a senior executive with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - he began his broadcasting career at the age of nine when he hosted a children's program on Canadian radio called "Peter's People." By his own admission, Jennings was a sub-par student and dropped out of high school in the 10th grade. He began working as a reporter at a local radio station, followed by a stint in the newsroom at Ottawa television station CJOH-TV, before briefly hosting a teen dance program titled "Club Thirteen" in 1961. The following year, he joined CTV - a rival of his father's ne... Continue Bio >>

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