Dave McElhatton TV Anchor

Dave McElhatton (December 8, 1928 – August 23, 2010) was an evening news anchor for several decades in San Francisco, California, in the United States. He was in the first class of inductees to the Bay Area Hall of Fame. He retired in 2000. McElhatton was sometimes called "Mac" An Oakland native, McElhatton attended San Francisco State College (now San Francisco State University). He received a B.A. in liberal arts from that institution in 1951. McElhatton worked for KCBS Radio in San Francisco for 25 years, starting two weeks after college graduation. Early in his career, he hosted an all-night radio show, "Music 'Til Dawn". In the early 60s, he was the host of "McElhatton In The Morning", a blend of news and comedy, with his side-kick 'Friendly Clyde' (Homer Welch). He later did a radio program "Viewpoint", which was the area's first telephone talk show. McElhatton later became news director of KCBS radio, where he helped change the format of the station to an all-news format. While doing radio at KCBS, McElhatton (along with Friendly Clyde) hosted TV Bingo, a daytime show on KTVU Channel 2.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 8th, 1928
Place of birth
Oakland, California, United States of America
United States of America
Date of death
August 23rd, 2010 at age of 81
Place of death
Rancho Mirage




1. San Francisco State University Colleges/University

San Francisco State University (commonly referred to as San Francisco State, SF State and SFSU) is a public university located in San Francisco, California, United States. As part of the 23-campus California State University system, the university offers over 100 areas of study from six academic colleges. San Francisco State University consistently ranks among the top 50 master's–granting universities in the west by U.S. News & World Report.

Type Public university
2012. 55.2 mil. $
2010. 32.5 mil. $
Institution colors
1600 Holloway Ave, 94132 - San Francisco, California
2013. 26,156
2010. 25,170
2009. 25,430
2013. 3,749
2010. 4,548
2009. 5,468
Acceptance rate
2013. 63.8 %
2010. 61.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 5.47 K $
2011. 6.28 K $
2010. 5.01 K $
2009. 4.74 K
2008. 3.76 K $
Official web page www.sfsu.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
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People attended San Francisco State University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1932., Composer
b. 1932., Poet
b. 1930., Actor
b. 1933., Novelist
b. 1931., Dancer
b. 1928., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1931., Sailor
b. 1932., U.S. Congressperson

Movie performances

1. Thief of Hearts (1984)

Drama, Thriller, Crime
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
7 Show list $9M

Thief of Hearts is a 1984 film drama produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. It was written and directed by Douglas Day Stewart. It stars Steven Bauer, Barbara Williams, David Caruso and John Getz. The film was nominated for a Razzie Awards including Worst Musical Score for Moroder.


Top cast

Ray Davis
Janie Pointer
Scott Muller
Buddy Calamara
Marty Morrison
Mickey Davis
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
United States of America


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