Dinah Shore

Singer, Actress Dinah Shore

Dinah Shore was an American singer, actress, and television personality. She reached the height of her popularity as a recording artist during the Big Band era of the 1940s and 1950s, but achieved even greater success a decade later, in television, mainly as hostess of a series of variety programs for Chevrolet.
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VouLee Giokaris, Costumer on Stylish Hollywood Classics, Dies at 92 - Hollywood Reporter
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According to her nephew, Emmy-winning editor Nicholas Eliopoulos, Giokaris dated Burt Reynolds shortly after he broke up with Dinah Shore. VouLee also did costumes or wardrobe on such films as Otto Preminger 1959 pair Porgy and Bess and Anatomy of a
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Chevy marks centennial - Calgary Herald
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The song later became attached to Dinah Shore, who sang it beginning in 1952 as a two-minute long television commercial. And to prove that See the USA in Your Chevrolet still has gas in the tank, earlier this year for a commercial aired during the
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OP-ED: Football, Cheerleaders and the Band Played Dixie - HNN Huntingtonnews.net
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Dixie has been performed by many great musicians including; Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Lawrence Welk, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Shore, John Phillip Sousa, Osmond Brothers, Boxcar Willie, Jane Froman, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Mitch Miller,
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Colorado golfer earns Dinah Shore Scholarship - The Desert Sun
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The LPGA Foundation has announced its annual Dinah Shore Scholarship has been awarded to Marlie Fisher, who graduated in 2011 from Grandview High School in Aurora, Colo. The $5000 scholarship was established in 1994 to honor the late Dinah Shore,
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Hey, Terrorists: 'You Missed the Target' - Patch.com
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What about Dinah Shore or the Jersey shore? Or have you heard the one about “What Did Delaware, Boys? I don't know, Alaska?” Just a little ditty from Perry Como. (You know him, right? Sing to me, Mr. C.) I've got one for you—how about the Rat Pack or
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Castrale's golf future up in the air - The Desert Sun
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Nicole Castrale tees off at the 11th hole on the Dinah Shore Course at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage during the 2008 Kraft Nabisco Championship. / Marilyn Chung, Desert Sun file photo PALM DESERT — With all the confusion around
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LPGA Foundation announces 2011 Scholarship Winners - TheSportsCampus.com
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The LPGA Foundation has announced their annual scholarship award winners for 2011 and 12 high-school seniors were selected to receive the Dinah Shore Scholarship, Phyllis G. Meekins Scholarship, and Marilynn Smith Scholarships
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Gainesville choir prepares for 1950s musical variety show - The Independent Florida Alligator
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Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Patsy Cline, Dinah Shore, Walter Cronkite and Ed Sullivan are alive and rehearsing for their upcoming performance in Gainesville. The Gainesville Harmony Show Chorus has been preparing for the 1950s Musical Variety Show
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Look like Dinah Shore? Get America On Wheels passes - Allentown Morning Call
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Remember Dinah Shore, the singer and actress who became known for her jingle "See the USA in Your Chevrolet" back in the 1950s? If you think you look like Dinah you could win free tickets to America On Wheels in Allentown by dressing up like Dinah for
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Quick 18: Stricker, Donald among best without major - PGA Tour
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Amy Alcott never hurt herself diving in at the Kraft Nabisco -- well, Dinah Shore in her day -- but Levet broke a shin bone and will be sidelined for the British Open this week. 17. Jim Harbaugh pulls out of the American Century Championship celebrity
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Suspect in fatal DUI crash to enter plea - The Desert Sun
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Courtesy of Cathedral City Police Department Police say Jose Lopez Ramirez, 49, was behind the wheel May 21 when he crashed this vehicle near Cathedral Canyon and Dinah Shore drives. Ramirez is set to enter a plea today. A Cathedral City man suspected
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'61*,' 'When It Was a Game' will score big with baseball fans - The Virginian-Pilot
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Twenty-one years later, Crystal was on Dinah Shore's show to talk about his show, “Soap.” Mantle was on that day, too. Crystal pulled out the program Mantle had autographed for him back in 1956 and got him to sign it again. They became lasting friends
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Just like the Hope, LPGA event removed Shore's name - The Desert Sun
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Desert legends Dinah Shore (left) and Bob Hope both gave their names to pro golf tournaments in the valley only to see both eventually removed and replaced with corporate names. / The Desert Sun file photos A big entertainment star becomes important to
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Bob Hope goes the way of Dinah Shore in professional golf - Waggle Room
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With naming rights the name of the game in all professional sports (extra credit if you can name the teams that play at Petco Park, Gillette Stadium, or Arco Arena), it should come as no surprise to golf fans that Hope has gone the way of Dinah Shore
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Why We Should Still Honor America - Charisma News Online
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Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Jack Benny, Glen Campbell, The New Christy Minstrels and Teresa Graves were among those who performed that day. According to liner notes on the album, Honor America Day was denounced by the extreme right and the extreme left,
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AJGA produces opposite final rounds - The Desert Sun
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Park began the final round in the heat at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club with a three-shot lead, and she led Lee by six shots. But while Kim was crafting a 2-under 70 to finish at 6-under 210, Lee was ripping through
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Producer from TV's early days dies at 89 - TheChronicleHerald.ca
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Bob Banner, a producer during television's early years who encouraged Carol Burnett to open her show by answering questions and Dinah Shore to end hers by blowing a kiss, died Wednesday at a retirement home in the
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Bob Banner Dies at 89; Producer in TV's Infancy - New York Times
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Bob Banner, a producer during television's early years who encouraged Carol Burnett to open her show by answering questions and Dinah Shore to end hers by blowing a kiss, died on Wednesday at a retirement home in the Woodland Hills ... - -
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dinah Shore
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 77
    In acknowledgment of her contributions to golf, Shore was elected an honorary member of the LPGA Hall of Fame in 1994.
  • 1993
    Age 76
    In the spring of 1993, Shore was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
    She also received the 1993 Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, GCSAA's highest honor.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1976
    Age 59
    In the summer of 1976, Shore hosted Dinah and her New Best Friends, an eight-week summer replacement series for The Carol Burnett Show that featured a cast of young hopefuls such as Diana Canova and Gary Mule Deer along with guests such as CBS stars Jean Stapleton and Linda Lavin.
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    There were unexpected rock music performances, among them Tina Turner, David Bowie, and Iggy Pop. Shore also appeared on the Norman Lear comedy-soap opera Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman in April 1976.
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  • 1970
    Age 53
    From 1970 through 1980, Shore hosted two daytime programs, Dinah's Place (1970–1974) on NBC and Dinah! (later Dinah and Friends) in syndication from 1974 through 1980 and a third cable program from 1989–1992.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1960
    Age 43
    The Dinah Shore Chevy Show ran through the 1960–1961 season, after which Chevrolet dropped sponsorship, and Shore hosted a series of monthly broadcasts sponsored by The American Dairy Association and Green Stamps.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 39
    In 1956, Shore began hosting a monthly series of one-hour full-color spectaculars as part of NBC's The Chevy Show series.
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    In 1956, Shore won the first of her many Emmy Awards for the program, which was sponsored by Chevrolet.
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  • 1951
    Age 34
    Vic Schoen was her musical director from 1951–54, and also arranged music for her on the Colgate Comedy Hour (1954).
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    After guest spots on many television shows, she was given her own program, The Dinah Shore Show on NBC on November 27, 1951.
  • 1949
    Age 32
    Twelve years later, in 1949, she made her commercial television debut on the Ed Wynn Show from Los Angeles over CBS and on Easter Sunday 1950, made a guest appearance on Bob Hope's first network television show on NBC.
    One of her most popular recordings was the holiday perennial "Baby, It's Cold Outside" with Buddy Clark from 1949.
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  • 1948
    Age 31
    She gave birth to daughter Melissa Ann, now known as Melissa Montgomery, in January 1948.
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    At Columbia, Shore enjoyed the greatest commercial success of her recording career, starting with her first Columbia single release, "Shoo Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy", and peaking with the most popular song of 1948, "Buttons and Bows", (with Henri René & Orchestra) which was number one for ten weeks.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1946
    Age 29
    In early 1946, she moved to another label, Columbia Records.
  • 1943
    Age 26
    Shore was married to actor George Montgomery from 1943 to 1962.
    They married on December 3, 1943, shortly before he went into service.
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    Also in 1943, she appeared in her first movie, Thank Your Lucky Stars, starring Cantor.
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    Shore soon became a successful singing star with her own radio show in 1943, Call to Music.
  • 1940
    Age 23
    Shore's singing came to the attention of Eddie Cantor. He signed her as a regular on his radio show, Time to Smile, in 1940.
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    In February 1940, she became a featured vocalist on the NBC Radio program The Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street, a showcase for traditional Dixieland and Blues songs.
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  • 1939
    Age 22
    In March 1939, Shore debuted on national radio on the Sunday afternoon CBS radio program, Ben Bernie's Orchestra.
  • 1938
    Age 21
    She graduated from the university in 1938 with a degree in sociology.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1924
    Age 7
    In 1924, the Shore family moved to McMinnville, Tennessee, where her father had opened a department store.
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  • 1916
    Born
    Born on February 29, 1916.
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