Peter Jennings

Peter Jennings bio

Birth Name: Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings

Occupation: News Anchor

Place Of Birth: Toronto

Date Of Birth: July 29, 1938

Date Of Death: August 7, 2005

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Peter Jennings was born on the 29th of July, 1938. He was famous for being a News Anchor. Broadcast journalist who served as the ABC World News Tonight anchor from 1983 until his death in 2005. He covered numerous world-changing news stories, including the 9/11 attacks of 2001 and the 1991 start of the Gulf War.

Peter Jennings was born in Toronto. After dropping out of both high school and college, he worked briefly as a bank teller and an actor. He began his career as a broadcast journalist with the Ontario radio station CFJR-FM. During the 1960s and 1970s, he was a Middle Eastern correspondent for ABC.

Peter Jennings was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Peter Jennings was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Peter’s Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings attended Carleton University, Rider College, University of Ottawa.


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

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Personal Life

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

Peter Jennings was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Peter Charles Archibald Ewart Jennings
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Peter Jennings was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Peter Jennings was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Peter Jennings had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Peter Jennings’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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