Gene Rayburn

Gene Rayburn bio

Birth Name: Eugene Rubessa

Occupation: Game Show Host

Place Of Birth: Christopher

Date Of Birth: December 22, 1917

Date Of Death: November 29, 1999

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Gene Rayburn was born on the 22nd of December, 1917. He was famous for being a Game Show Host. Popular television and radio host who many remember for his work on The Match Game. Also a musical theater performer, he starred in the Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie.

Gene Rayburn was born in Christopher. Before beginning his television career, he hosted a New York City morning radio show. He served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

Gene Rayburn was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gene Rayburn was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Eugene Rubessa 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".


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

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Personal Life

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

Gene Rayburn was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Eugene Rubessa
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Gene Rayburn was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Gene Rayburn was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Gene Rayburn had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Gene Rayburn’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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