Hollywood Icon Doris Day Passes Away at 97

May 13, 2019

Video by Meredith Ganzman

(1010 WINS) -- One of the last surviving stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood has died.

Doris Day started her career as a big band singer in 1939, she went on to have a string of hits in the 50s and 60s. In 1956, she sang Que Sera in Hitchcock's 'The Man Who Knew Too Much'. That song would eventually become the theme to her sitcom 'The Doris Day Show'.

Day was also a big box office draw, co-starring with Rock Hudson in a number of romantic comedies including 'Pillow Talk' and 'Send Me No Flowers'.

Day spent her later years as an animal rights activist. In 2004, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Doris Day was 97.

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