Terry Wogan, Irish radio and television broadcaster, Died at 77


Sir Michael Terence Wogan was born August 3, 1938, and died January 31, 2016.

He was an Irish radio and television broadcaster.

Sir Michael worked for the BBC in the United Kingdom for most of his career.

Earlier to his  retirement from his BBC Radio 2 weekday breakfast programme Wake Up to Wogan in 2009, it had eight million regular listeners, making him the most listened-to radio broadcaster in Europe.

He entered his career on the Irish national broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann in the 1960s.

Mr.Wogan was a leading media personality in the UK from the late 1960s and was often referred to as a “national treasure”.

Included in his weekday radio show, he was known in the United Kingdom for his work for television, including the BBC One chat show Wogan, presenting Children in Need, the game show Blankety Blank and Come Dancing and as the BBC’s commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest from 1971 to 2008.

Mr.Wogan presented a two-hour Sunday morning show, Weekend Wogan, on BBC Radio 2.

Mr.Wogan also hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 in Birmingham along with Ulrika Jonsson.

Terry Wogan acquired dual British and Irish citizenship in 2005.

Terry was awarded a knighthood in the same year and was thus entitled to use “Sir” in front of his name.

Mr.Terry Wogan passed away 77 yrs old.