Courtesy of CBS
This image of Bob Barker was released as a press note for the 1975 Miss Universe Beauty Pageant, which aired on CBS.
December 12, 1923: Bob Barker was born on this day. The former host of The Price Is Right grew up in Springfield, where he graduated from high school and attended college at Drury University.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.