#578 Eydie Gormé / Ann Blyth – 16 August 1928

Eydie Gormé

Eydie Gormé (also spelled as Eydie Gorme; born August 16, 1928) is an American singer, specializing, with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in traditional pop music, in the form of ballads and breezy swing. She has earned numerous awards, including the Grammyand the Emmy. She retired as of 2009; husband and musical partner Steve Lawrence continues to perform as a solo act.

Ann Blyth

Ann Marie Blyth (born August 16, 1928) is an American actress and singer, often cast in Hollywood musicals, but also successful in dramatic roles. Her performance as Veda Pierce in the 1945 film Mildred Pierce was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.


Also born on this day:
Les Beasley was the lead singer and manager for the Florida Boys.
Anthony Price is an author of espionage thrillers.
Sheila Lerwill is a British athlete who competed mainly in the high jump.
Ferenc Juhász is a Hungarian poet.
Marcel Deneux is a member of the Senate of France.
George Ahlgren was an American rower who competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Levan Sanadze was a Georgian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres.
George King was an American professional basketball player.
Ara Güler is a Turkish photojournalist.
Carl Perkins was an American jazz pianist.

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