Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American cabaret singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the novelty hit "Come On-a My House", which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me", "Mambo Italiano", "Tenderly", "Half as...Wikipedia
Age: 74 (age at death)
Born: 23rd May, 1928, Maysville, Kentucky, USA
Died: 29th June, 2002, Beverly Hills, California, USA
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Claim to Fame: Come On-a My House
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Appeared on The Edsel Show (1957) (TV) with Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Louis Armstrong. The show was aired on October 13, 1957 and introduced Ford`s ill-fated Edsel automobile to a nationwide audience.
Rosemary hated the derivative Armenian folk song "Come On-a My House" and originally resisted recording the song she considered "dumb" with lyrics that "sounded more like a drunken chant than an historic folk art form." Within weeks of her finally relenting, she found herself with one of the biggest-selling hits in the country, selling more than a million copies. It still did not endear her to the song, however, and she usually tried to squirm out of singing it at her concerts and nightclub appearances when requested.
Jimmy Boyd, the child singer and actor best known for the original rendition of the Christmas novelty hit "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" in 1952, has died. He was 70.
Boyd died of cancer Saturday at a Santa Monica convalescent hospital, longtime friend Eleanor Pillsbury said Tuesday.
"I Saw Mommy" shot to the top of the Billboard charts three weeks after it was released. It sold 2 million records in less than 10 weeks. It has since been interpreted by such artists as the Jackson 5, John Mellencamp and Amy Winehouse.
Boyd, who was 13 when he... Read More
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At a special ceremony in the historic El Portal Theater in North Hollywood on Tuesday January 29, nine legendary leading ladies of American motion pictures, television and Broadway productions donated objects from their award-winning careers to the National Museum of American History. The objects will be preserved in the museum`s permanent entertainment collections. The event was hosted by Dick Van Patten and JoAnne Worley and produced by Harlan Boll. Highlights include Carol Channing`s diamond dress from the Broadway production Lorelei; Tippi Hedren`s script from... Read More
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AUGUSTA, Ky. - A Kentucky museum dedicated to George Clooney`s late aunt just wanted the actor`s helmet from the movie "Leatherheads."
Turns out, the museum for singer and actress Rosemary Clooney will get the leather headgear and the rest of the football uniform.
"This will be a nice addition," curator Steve Henry said. "In the future we are hoping to accumulate at least one costume from each of his new movies."
Clooney`s uniform will be placed among his aunt`s memorabilia. Henry said the new display at the Rosemary Clooney House Museum... Read More
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This sitcom on NBC stars Al Franken as Al Freundlich, a vain reporter for the fictional news program...
I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I`m not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I`ll know, and if I don`t, I hope somebody tells me.
[1978 comment on Bing Crosby] The best way to get along with Bing was to forget first of all that he was Bing Crosby. It was not always easy.