Whose Birthday Is It? April 23, 2016

Shirley Temple (1928)

A precocious performer known for her dimples and golden curls, Temple was a child actress who became America’s most popular female star and Hollywood’s top box office attraction in the Great Depression era. In 1934, she made nine movies, leaping to stardom with Little Miss Marker and winning a special Academy Award that year. She effectively retired from movie making in 1950. As an adult, Temple served as a US delegate to the UN General Assembly and as US ambassador to what countries? More…



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