Don Hewitt

Don Hewitt bio

Birth Name: Donald S. Hewitt

Occupation: TV Producer

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: December 14, 1922

Date Of Death: August 19, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Don Hewitt was born on the 14th of December, 1922. He was famous for being a TV Producer. 60 Minutes executive producer for over thirty years. He also produced the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite .

Don Hewitt was born in New York City. After graduating from New York University, he worked as a gofer for the New York Herald Tribune. In 1960, he produced the first-ever televised presidential debate (between Vice President Richard Nixon and Senator John F. Kennedy ).

Don Hewitt was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Don Hewitt 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.

Donald S. Hewitt 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".


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


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

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Personal Life

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

Don Hewitt was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Donald S. Hewitt
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Don Hewitt was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Don Hewitt was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Don Hewitt had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Don Hewitt’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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