BBC 60's Personality Simon Dee Dies
August 31, 2009 at 4:45 AM (PT)
Former U.K. radio and TV personality SIMON DEE died last week after a short battle with bone cancer at 74.
DEE was the first voice to be heard on legendary pirate station RADIO CAROLINE in 1964 before moving to the BBC LIGHT PROGRAMME and hosting a popular talk show on BBC television, "DEE TIME," in 1967-69. He was also heard as part of the original lineup of Top 40 BBC RADIO 1 in 1967. DEE later moved briefly to LONDON WEEKEND TELEVISION.