Jim Connors
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Birthday
7, 1940
Birthplace
Rhode Island
DEATH DATE
Feb 24, 1987 (46)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1940
Birthplace
Rhode Island
DEATH DATE
Feb 24, 1987 (46)

About

Award-winning radio DJ who was the morning host and music director for WMEX-Boston.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Air Force and directed the Armed Forces Radio Network out of San Antonio, Texas.

Trivia

He died at age 46 in a car crash on Interstate 95, en route from Florida to Rhode Island.

Family Life

He was married and divorced twice, and fathered four children.

Associated With

He launched the career of singer Harry Chapin by playing Chapin's hit song, "Taxi." The two became friends, and Chapin later wrote a song "W*O*L*D" about Connors' life.

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