- Dinah Shore was an American singer, actress, television personality, and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1940s
|Born:||01 March 1917 Comment |
|When did Dinah Shore die? / Died||24 February 1994|
|How many years did Dinah Shore live? / Lived||76 years|
Dinah Shore facts
- She reached the height of her popularity as a recording artist during the Big Band era of the 1940s and 1950s, but achieved even greater success a decade later, in television, mainly as hostess of a series of variety programs for Chevrolet
- After failing singing auditions for the bands of Benny Goodman, and both Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey, Shore struck out on her own to become the first singer of her era to achieve huge solo success
- She had a string of 80 charted popular hits, spanning the years 1940 to 1957, and after appearing in a handful of feature films went on to a four-decade career in American television, starring in her own music and variety shows from 1951 through 1963 and hosting two talk shows in the 1970s
- TV Guide magazine ranked her at #16 on their list of the top fifty television stars of all time
- Stylistically, Shore was compared to two singers who followed her in the mid-to-late 1940s and early 1950s, Doris Day and Patti Page
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