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Robin Day
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Born in Hampstead, London
Born on 24th of October 1923
Died on 6th of August 2000

Born 1923. Died 2000 - Journalist and broadcaster.

Studied law at Oxford, called to the Bar in 1952. Became a freelance broadcaster. Presented Panorama (1967-1972), Question Time (1979-89) and The Parliament Programme (1992). Received the Richard Dimbleby award for factual television in 1974. Written a number of books including Day by Day (1975). Knighted in 1981.

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