David Brinkley bio

Birth Name: David McClure Brinkley

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: Wilmington

Date Of Birth: July 10, 1920

Date Of Death: June 11, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

David Brinkley was born on the 10th of July, 1920. He was best known for being a TV Show Host. He was a TV newscaster for 50 years and the partner of Chet Huntley. He won ten Emmy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom during his career.

David Brinkley was born in Wilmington. He served in the United States Army for two years and was a journalist for a local newspaper. He co-anchored for the Huntley-Brinkley Report.

David Brinkley was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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David Brinkley was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

David McClure Brinkley is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


David’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


David Brinkley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on David Brinkley’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, David Brinkley kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

David Brinkley was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: David McClure Brinkley
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: David Brinkley was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: David Brinkley was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: David Brinkley had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

David Brinkley’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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