MILFORD, Del.- WBOC pioneer, George Hack, passed away on Friday December 28, 2018.
Widely known as "Little Georgie Hack", the host was known through Delmarva in the 1950's and 60's on WBOC radio and television.
George hosted the Dr. Pepper Teen Dance Party live every Saturday afternoon with his wife Julie. On Saturday mornings he hosted Dr. Pepper Silver Dollar Man. During the show, he would call viewers and ask them how many Dr. Peppers would be in their fridge. George would give them a silver dollar for each soda, up to ten.
Viewers that remember the show say they would keep their fridges stocked with the soda every Saturday morning just in case they were called by Little Georgie Hack.
George was also the morning show host from 6-10A.M. In the 1950's George was mainly accompanied by WBOC personality Lanny Layton and then in the 1960's with Tom MaGuire. The radio music format was popular adult favorites.
George also hosted numerous shows on WBOC-TV including "Eastern Shore Today," a public affairs program that he created. And before his retirement, George hosted a Saturday morning show called the "Big Band Radio Show".
George was friends with world-famous host, Dick Clark. The two emceed a fundraising dance party in Salisbury many years ago.
Before WBOC, George was born on August 28, 1927 and grew up in York, Pennsylvania. After meeting his wife, George and Julie move to New Jersey. Just after having kids, the couple moved to Delaware for a short period of time before being offered the job at WBOC.
George also served in the Navy as a Seabee during World War II.
George passed away at the Delaware Veterans Home in Milford at the age of 91.
above from WBOC