|Occupation||Radio personality, lawyer|
|Known for||Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)|
|Spouse(s)||Jeane Steppe ( m. 1980; died 2016)|
Was Pat Sajak a DJ in Vietnam?
“Before I was Pat Sajak of ‘Wheel of Fortune,’ I was Pat Sajak Vietnam DJ,” Sajak said. “I was an Army Spc. 5th class who had joined the service, been trained as a clerk typist, was sent to Vietnam as a finance clerk.
Who replaced Adrian Cronauer?
When Cronauer left Vietnam, he was replaced by another broadcaster. The show’s name remained the same and Army Spc. 5th Class Pat Sajak opened the 6 a.m. show the exact same way, along with every other early morning DJ who would follow.
Did Adrian Cronauer Say Good Morning, Vietnam?
Cronauer died last Wednesday at the age of 79. In 1965, during the war in Vietnam, he was a DJ in Saigon on Armed Forces Radio hosting a Top 40 radio show called Dawn Buster in which he signed on each morning with the now-famous words, good morning, Vietnam.