Joseph Kaczmarek  /  AP
Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh, shown in this Oct. 2, 2003 photo, headed back to the microphone for his long-running radio talk show Monday, more than a month after announcing he was addicted to prescription painkillers.
updated 2/13/2004 10:48:06 AM ET 2004-02-13T15:48:06

Even if you’ve never listened to talk radio, you’ve probably heard the name Rush Limbaugh. For about three hours a day, five days a week, he tells America what he thinks is good for it, and millions of his fans soak it up. On 'Headliners and Legends' this Saturday, 6 p.m. ET, find out how a college drop-out ends makes his way to becoming one of the most famous and influential names in talk radio.

Below are five things you might not have known about the controversial talk show host:

Find out more about the kid who simply wanted to be a DJ, and instead, made radio history. ‘Headliners and Legends’ Rush Limbaugh airs Saturday, February. 7, 6 p.m. ET


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