Film acting debut in "Romance on the High Seas"; instantly became a star of light musicals under contract to Warner Bros.
Played first dramatic role in a film in which she did no singing, "Storm Warning"
Made a first appearance on the annual exhibitors' poll of top ten boxoffice stars; placed 9th; repeated again the following year, placing 7th
Left Warner Bros. after starring in "Lucky Me"; made only three movie musicals thereafter
First teaming with Rock Hudson, "Pillow Talk"; also marked her one Oscar nomination for Best Actress
Made the annual exhibitors' poll of top ten boxoffice stars eight years in a row, more than any other female star since the start of the poll in 1932 except for Betty Grable (who made it ten years in a row from 1942-1951)
Last full-fledged movie musical, "Billy Rose's Jumbo"
Topped the annual exhibitors' poll of top ten boxoffice stars three years in a row, a records among adult female stars (child star Shirley Temple was Number 1 for four years in a row 1935-1938)
Last film, "With Six You Get Eggroll"
Played Doris Martin on the popular TV sitcom, "The Doris Day Show"; acted on show in order to pay legal fees to sue lawyer who mishandled her finances
Became an vocal presence for pet adoption and pet's rights advocates
Subject of TV biographical documentary, "Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey"
Sued supermarket tabloid, <i>The Globe</i>, for publishing that she was living like a "bag lady" who rummaged through trash cans to feed her dogs