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Jim McKay

( American television sports journalist)

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Jim McKay was born on 24 September 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - in a Catholic family. He attended Our Lady of Lourdes Grade School, as well - school Saint Joseph's Preparatory School.

. When Jim was fourteen years old, his family moved to Baltimore (in Maryland), and there young McKay went to school Blakefield high school.

. In 1943 year - at the end of college Loyola College - Jim McKay (Jim McKay) was awarded a bachelor's degree
. When - during the Second World War - the future famous commentator went to serve in the navy of the United States of America.

. In the late forties, Jim McKay (Jim McKay) has replaced the work of a newspaper reporter for the post of a television commentator - on a new TV station WMAR-TV.

. In 1950, Jim became a leading television show 'The Real McKay'
. Around the same time period, he increasingly commenting on the various sports programs.

. Soon, McKay went to work at ABC, where he worked for over forty years and became one of the most famous sports commentators.

. Special one for Jim McKay (Jim McKay) was the 1972nd year
. Then at the Olympic Games in Munich, there was a terrorist act, ending the loss of eleven hostages. Jim commented on what is happening within fourteen hours - without a break. Later, McKay received many compliments and even two Emmy Award.

. At the 1994th in 2006 п+п+ years Jim McKay (Jim McKay) commented on the soccer tournament FIFA World Cup - much to the delight of fans.

. At the 2002nd year McKay - as a special correspondent - set off in Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games.

. A year later the band released the documentary film 'Jim McKay: My World In My Words' - the personal and professional achievements of Jim McKay.

. The talented Jim McKay (Jim McKay) was the winner of numerous awards, among them most - for journalistic activities.

. He died on 7 June of the year 2008 - from old age.

. In the same year - Jim recalled the closing ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games - on NBC.


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