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America's Sweethearts Of the Past

CULTURE | March 11, 2017

Doris Day Had A Million Watt Smile

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Doris Day was a legendary actress and singer who rose to fame in the fifties and sixties. In addition to being named America's Sweetheart, she's also been called 'the quintessential all-American' girl. Day got her break while singing on the radio show Carlin's Carnival, but her real breakthrough came in 1956 when she starred in Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Little

From there she went onto have her own television show, The Doris Day Show, from 1968 to 1973. After her retirement she moved to Carmel-By-The-Sea, California. This beauty received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush in 2004. 

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