Hope, Bob

Hometown:

UNITED KINGDOM

Eltham,
England

Year Inducted:

1983

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

May 29, 1903 -
Jul 27, 2003

Bob Hope

Accomplishments

Started Bob Hope Chrysler Classic: 1960

Awards & Honors

  • General
  • Recieved over 2,000 awards and honors, including;
  • Special Award, Academy Awards : 1940
  • Special Award, Academy Awards: 1944
  • Honorary Mayor, Palm Springs, California: 1950
  • Honorary Award, Academy Awards: 1952
  • Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, Academy Awards: 1959
  • Trustees Award, Emmy: 1959
  • Congressional Gold Medal: 1962
  • Honorary Award, Academy Awards: 1965
  • Man of the Year, Hasty Pudding: 1967
  • Sylvanus Thayer Award, United States Military Academy, West Point: 1968
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom: 1969
  • Honorary Commander, British Empire: 1976
  • Order of the Sword, United States Air Force: 1980
  • National Medal of Arts: 1995
  • Honorary Veteran, U.S. Armed Forces: 1996
  • Naval Heritage Award, U S Navy Memorial Foundation: 1996
  • Freedom Award, Ronald Reagan: 1997
  • Honorary Knight Commander, British Empire: 1998
  • Knighthood Order of St. Sylvester, Vatican
  • Silver Buffalo Award, Boy Scouts of America
  • The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  • Knight Commander of the Order, St. Gregory the Great: 1998
  • National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame
  • Received 58 honorary degrees