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Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple

  • Little Princess, The (1939) November 27 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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  • Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, The (1947) December 08 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: February 10, 2014
Born: April 23, 1928 Cause of Death: COPD
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1931:
Appeared in "Baby Burlesks" risque comedy series as well as shorts produced by Educational Films
1932:
First feature, "Red Haired Alibi"
1934:
Signed by Fox Studios (soon to become 20th Century Fox)
1934:
Achieved star status with "Stand Up and Cheer"
1934:
Landed lead in "Bright Eyes"; performed signature song "On the Good Ship Lollipop"
1935:
Touted as Hollywood's No. 1 box office star four years in a row
1935:
Danced with Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson in "The Littlest Rebel"
1937:
Starred in "Heidi"
1938:
Appeared in the remake of "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm"
1939:
Played title role in "The Littlest Princess"
1940:
Left 20th Century-Fox
1941:
Signed by MGM; appeared in "Kathleen"
1942:
Made last MGM film "Miss Annie Rooney"
:
Put under contract by David O. Selznick
1944:
Appeared with Claudette Colbert and Jennifer Jones in "Since You Went Away"
1947:
Starred opposite Cary Grant in "The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer"
1949:
Last features, "The Story of Seabiscuit" and "A Kiss for Corliss"
1958:
Hosted own TV series "Shirley Temple's Storybook"; later renamed "Shirley Temple Theatre" (NBC, ABC)
1967:
Unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Congress
1969:
Appointed by President Richard Nixon as U.S. representative to the 24th United Nations General Assembly
1974:
Served as U.S. Ambassador to Ghana; appointed by President Gerald R. Ford
1976:
Appointed as first female Chief of Protocol of the U.S.
1981:
Joined the U.S. delegation on African Refugee Problems, Geneva
1987:
Made first honorary U.S. Foreign Service Representative for the State Department
1988:
Published her memoir <i>Child Star</i>
1989:
Named U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia by President Ronald Reagan
1989:
Named Grand Marshal of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade
1998:
Was one of the honorees at The Kennedy Center Honors
2001:
Served as consultant for "Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story" the ABC movie adaptation of her autobiography
2006:
Given Lifetime Achievement Award at 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

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