|The war bonds
Breakfast Club sold ($7 million), the crowds it drew (65,000 with 200,000 turned
away), and the stunts pulled on a two-week Eastern tour made radio history. In
Radio City the audiences were five times greater than any other daytime broadcast.
In Richmond a woman offered $50 for a Breakfast Club ticket, but there were no
The 12th anniversary show from Sheboygan sold $621,250 more in 7th War Loan Bonds.
Earlier, Don signed a new five-year contract. In September, Philco Corporation
became sponsor of the fourth quarter hour. October 27th marked the last Saturday
broadcast as the show went on a five-day-a-week schedule. Following Walter Blaufuss'
death, Eddie Ballantine became maestro and Cliff Petersen, producer.