DORIS DAY now 89 yrs.of age) began her illustrious career as a singer in the Great Band era and her popularity remains to this day. Some of her most famous recordings are: "Que Sera Sera, Sentimental Journey, Secret Love,That Old Black Magic" .....
doris day -)To Al Jorden, a trombonist whom she first met in Barney Rapp's Band, from March 1941 to 1943. Her only child, son Terrence "Terry" P. Jorden, resulted from this marriage. Husband Jorden, who was reportedly physically abusive to Day, committed suicide in 1967 by gunshot
Her strong commitment to animal welfare began in 1971, when she co-founded "Actors and Others for Animals". She started her own non-profit organization in the late 1970s, the Doris Day Animal Foundation and, later, the Doris Day Animal League. Establishing the annual observance Spay Day USA in 1994.
Doris Day...22-year-old Doris Day was well-known as a singer in 1946 when she was photographed by Gottlieb, but her film career did not begin until two years later. Day was approached about a movie role in 1948 after she sang at a private party at the home of composer Jule Styne who recommended her for a role in Romance on the High Seas. After a failed first marriage, Day had intended to give up show business altogether and return to life with her family in Ohio.