Get to Know Howard Stern

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Get to Know Howard Stern
Howard Stern is an accomplished radio personality, TV host, author, actor and photographer.
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Howard was born and raised in Queens, New York and later attended Boston University.
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Stern claims that he knew he wanted to go into the radio business at the age of 5.
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Howard graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with a degree in communications.
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Howard was eventually hired by a rock station in Detroit, Michigan, where he began to hone the recognizable "Howard Stern" style radio show.…
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In 1981, Stern was paired up with Fred Norris (another DJ) and Robin Quivers for a morning show. He has worked with the two ever since.
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Over the years, Stern and his team were repeatedly hired and fired by a number of radio stations for skirting the lines of decency imposed b…
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In 1992, Stern became the first disc jockey to have a number one-rated morning show in Los Angeles and New York simultaneously.
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The same year, Stern attended the MTV Video Music Awards dressed as a fictional superhero "Fartman." He then rejected multiple offers from f…
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Howard ran for governor of New York in 1994 on the platform of reinstating the death penalty, staggering highway tolls to improve traffic an…
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The winner of the election, George Pataki, introduced "The Howard Stern Bill," which limited construction to nighttime hours.
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Howard's first book, "Private Parts," spent 20 weeks on the bestsellers list.
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In 1996, Stern starred in the film version of his autobiography, "Private Parts."
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In 2005, Howard switched exclusively to satelite radio and has since launched numerous programs and channels with SiriusXM.
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This will be Howard's second season as a host on "America's Got Talent."