Who is Billy Graham?

Billy Graham

William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr. (born November 7, 1918) is an American Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 with the national media backing of William Randolph Hearst and Henry Luce. His sermons were broadcast on radio and television, some still being re-broadcast today.

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Billy Graham - Awards and Honors
... Graham has frequently been honored by surveys, including "Greatest Living American" and has consistently ranked among the most admired persons in the United States and the world ... Since 1955, Graham was recognized by Gallup a record 55 times (49 times consecutively)—more than any other individual in history ... Graham received the Big Brother of the Year Award for his work on behalf of children ...
Billy: The Early Years - Release - Reaction
... Billy The Early Years opened on October 10, 2008, less than a month before Billy Graham's 90th birthday, grossing $192,042 in 282 theaters during its opening weekend ... Fireproof, which had been released around the same time as Billy The Early Years, might have unintentionally hurt the film, stating that "maybe the Christian world can only take one Christian film at a ... Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham and the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA), stated that the association "has not collaborated with nor does it endorse the movie, Billy The ...
Colleen Townsend
... of Hollywood, and the couple became associated with Billy Graham ... as "Colleen Evans", returned to films briefly, starring in two films produced by the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Oiltown, U.S.A ... She served as the first female chair of the Billy Graham Crusade in 1986 ...
NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship - Title History
... Florida Paul Jones 4 November 1973 Florida Buddy Colt 1973 ... Florida Eddie Graham 1973 ... Florida Buddy Colt 4 December 17, 1973 Florida Ron Fuller 1 March 20. 1 June 1976 Florida Dusty Rhodes 1976 ... Florida "Superstar" Billy Graham 1 November 1976 Florida Vacated March 1977 Title vacant Buddy Wolfe 1 March 1977 Dusty Rhodes 4 June 1977 ... Mike Graham 1 January 15, 1983 Miami, Fla ...
Billy: The Early Years - Plot
... Told in the eyes of Charles Templeton, the film proceeds in showing Billy Graham’s life as a teenager during the great depression living at the family dairy farm in ... During this time, Graham is seen becoming a Christian at a tent revival meeting ... Later, Graham is seen going to Bob Jones College, which is now Bob Jones University, but Graham goes to Florida Bible Institute after being identified as a failure by Bob ...

Famous quotes containing the words graham and/or billy:

    Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don’t complain.
    —Billy Graham (b. 1918)

    Where the blackbird sings the latest,
    Where the hawthorn blooms the sweetest,
    Where the nestlings chirp and flee,
    That’s the way for Billy and me.
    James Hogg Hoffmann (1770–1835)