Bongiorno, Mike

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Bongiorno, Mike Gender: M
Michael Nicholas Salvatore Bongiorno
born on 26 May 1924 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 05°31' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°22 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 05°35'


Italian television host. After a few experiences in the US, he started working on Italian TV in the 1950s and was considered to be the most popular host in Italy. He was also known by the nickname il Re del Quiz (The Quiz King), and the peculiarity of starting all his shows with his trademark greeting: Allegria! (Cheers!). He died of a heart attack in Monte Carlo on 8 September 2009.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni database, 'entertainment' file, p. 23.


  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality