DEAD: ON THIS DATE
George DeWitt (aged 57)
George DeWitt (December 30, 1922 in Atlantic City, New Jersey – July 14, 1979 in Miami, Florida) was an American singer and comedian, best known was the host of the 1950s musical quiz television program, Name That Tune, which featured contestants guessing the name of popular tunes from a limited number of notes. He later became a recording artist for RKO Records.
DEATH: DeWitt had a son, Jay Florentine (a telecommunications executive), from his marriage to actress Claire Kelly.
He died from a heart attack in 1979.