The Life of Doris Day, America’s Sweetheart

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A Singer From a Song

Day got her stage name from Barney Rapp’s song “Day After Day” after the famous singer suggested a change. Kappelhoff was too long for most marquees at the time, so she chose a shorter name from her favorite song.

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Happy Birthday!

Her birthday is on April 3, 1922. Having this birthday would make Doris Day an Aries!

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