George Fischbeck

George Fischbeck

Weather Presenter
Born 1922

Dr. George Fischbeck was a television weatherman on KOB-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico from the early 1960s to early 1970s. In 1972 he moved to KABC-TV in Los Angeles, California, replacing Alan Sloane, where he became a staple on the station's Eyewitness News broadcasts. He would retire from KABC-TV in 1990, but returned to television with a brief stint at KCBS-TV from 1994 to 1997. His on-air presentation was honed from a previous career as a school teacher.… Read More

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1922 Birth Born on July 1, 1922.


1949 27 Years Old He married Suzanne Fischbeck in 1949, with whom he had two children. … Read More


1955 33 Years Old …  He studied education while attending the University of New Mexico, graduating in 1955 with an MA. … Read More


1979 57 Years Old In 1979 he was awarded the Silver Beaver by the Boy Scouts of America for his service to youth.


2003 81 Years Old In 2003, he was awarded the LA Area Governors Award for lifetime achievement by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for special and unique contributions to Los Angeles area television. In 2013, Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge declared April 10 to be Dr. George Day in the city. A month later, Fischbeck's autobiography was published by the University of New Mexico Press. Fischbeck died on March 25, 2015 in Woodland Hills, California. … Read More
2015 93 Years Old Died on March 25, 2015.
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