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DORIS DAY IS 92 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Doris Day (Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff)

Doris Day began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Through the
years that followed she made 31 albums and had songs that spent a
total of 460 weeks on the Top 40 charts. Day was also a high ranking
box-office star, making her last film in 1968.

Since retiring from acting and performing, she has continued her work
in animal rights causes and animal welfare. Doris Day currently lives
with her many pets in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.   


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LOOKING BACK AT TODAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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FIRST PUBLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1953

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The first issue of TV Guide, still the largest circulating weekly in the
U.S.,
featured Lucille Ball’s newborn son Desi Arnaz, Jr. on the cover.

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Desi Arnaz, Jr. turned 61 in January

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RADIO SHOW DEBUT ON THIS DAY IN 1949

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Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

The “Martin & Lewis” radio show premiered on the NBC network. Their guest on 
the inaugural program was Bob Hope. It drew lackluster reviews in the April 30
issue of Billboard magazine. The series ran until 1952.

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