First underwater radio show

Last updated: September 6, 2017 at 3:32 am

Feb. 23, 1940 – Marineland (St. Augustine, Florida). Robert Ripley of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! fame, hosted a radio show while diving with sharks and dolphins using a microphone-equipped hardhat. The show was broadcast coast to coast to an audience of one million listeners.

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