What were the most popular radio shows in the 1930s?

What were the most popular radio shows in the 1930s?

Below are just some of the more popular 1930s radio shows from the ‘Golden Age of Radio’….~ 1930s Radio Shows ~

  • The $64 Question.
  • Abbott & Costello.
  • The Adventures of Ellery Queen.
  • The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
  • The Adventures of Sam Spade.
  • Amos ‘n’ Andy.
  • Battle of the Sexes.

What type of radio shows were popular in the 1930s?

Radio featured daytime soap operas. In the evening, people listened to the Lone Ranger, the Green Hornet, The Shadow, and Jack Armstrong. Singers Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers, as well as Guy Lombardo’s orchestra and the Grand Ole Opry were popular.

What was on the radio in 1931?

1931 Radio (Top 60 Song Playlist)

Rank Artist Title
1 Cab Calloway & his Cotton Club Orchestra Minnie the Moocher
2 Ted Lewis & his Orchestra Just a Gigolo
3 Duke Ellington Mood Indigo
4 Wayne King Dream a Little Dream of Me

What was the radio used for in the 1930s?

Radio may have had such mass appeal because it was an excellent way of uniting communities of people, if only virtually. It provided a great source of entertainment with much loved comedians such as Jack Benny and Fred Allen making their names on the wireless.

What was the golden age of radio drama?

Golden Age of American radio, period lasting roughly from 1930 through the 1940s, when the medium of commercial broadcast radio grew into the fabric of daily life in the United States, providing news and entertainment to a country struggling with economic depression and war.

What was the number 1 song in 1931?

Top 60 Pop Songs in 1931

Rank Song
1 Minnie the Moocher Cab Calloway & his Cotton Club Orchestra
2 Just a Gigolo Ted Lewis & his Orchestra
3 Mood Indigo Duke Ellington
4 Dream a Little Dream of Me Wayne King