Jun 28, 2010
Nathan Birnbaum married Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen in 1926. For the next 30 years, they were one of the best-loved couples in America.
Nathan became George Burns and Gracie dropped all those middle names, and Burns and Allen were headliners in vaudeville, radio, and television for almost half a century. George was in show biz for over 93 years!
Their radio program was one of the top-rates shows for many years. This episode, Sweeping Into Office, was originally broadcast live from the San Francisco World's Fair on May 29, 1940.