Valentine’s Day with Jack Benny

Jack Benny was born on Valentines Day in 1894, which means two things: One – Jack would have celebrated his 123rd 39th birthday and two – it means I must celebrate a day meant for lovers with a ham.

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Today I share the love for both the special day and the special man with three old-time radio episodes of the Jack Benny Program. Naturally, all three commemorate both occasions. Enjoy!  These are a hoot.

Jack Benny Program titled “Jack’s Birthday,” which aired on February 14, 1937:

Jack Benny Program titled “Love Finds Annie Hardy,” which aired on February 14, 1939:

Jack Benny Program titled “Jack Can’t Get A Date On His Birthday,” which aired on February 15, 1942:

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Jack Benny Program regulars: Benny, Mary Livingstone and Eddie Anderson (Rochester)

 

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