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Also Known As: Patricia Marie Andrews, Patti Andrews Died: January 30, 2013
Born: February 16, 1918 Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Profession:

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Entertaining the Troops (1989) Herself
3.
 Remembering Bing (1987)
4.
 One More Time (1974) Performer
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With siblings LaVerne and Maxene, formed singing trio The Andrews Sisters; was only seven years old
1937:
Family moved to NYC; The Andrews Sisters first came to national attention with their radio broadcasts and No. 1 song "Bei Mir Bist Du Schön"
1938:
Released George Gershwin penned "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
1939:
Trio entertained Allied forces during World War II; performed all over U.S., Africa, and Italy
1940:
With sisters, made feature film debut in musical comedy "Argentine Nights"
1941:
The Andrews Sisters released signature hit "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"; song first appeared in Abbott and Costello film "Buck Privates"
1942:
Group had another hit with "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)"
1943:
Recorded "Pistol Packin' Mama," the first of many hit duets with Bing Crosby
1944:
Hosted radio shows on ABC and CBS
1947:
The Andrews Sisters appeared in "Road to Rio" alongside Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour
1951:
Left The Andrews Sisters to join another group; husband acted as her agent
1956:
Reunited with sisters; group signed recording contract with Capitol Records
1962:
Group signed with Dot Records
1966:
Original trio made final appearance on "The Dean Martin Show" (NBC)
1967:
Eldest sister LaVerne died after year-long bout with cancer and replaced by singer Joyce DeYoung
1971:
Earned rave reviews for performance in stage musical "Victory Canteen"
1972:
Bette Midler recorded cover version of "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy," which reached No. 8 on <i>Billboard</i> Hot 100
1974:
Co-starred with sister Maxene in Broadway hit "Over Here!"
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Re-emerged in late 1970s as regular panelist on "The Gong Show" (NBC)
1981:
Launched solo music career
1986:
Made final TV appearance on "The Merv Griffin Show"
1987:
Briefly reunited with sister Maxene when they received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
1995:
Became sole surviving member of The Andrews Sisters after Maxene died of a heart attack
1998:
The Andrews Sisters inducted into Vocal Group Hall of Fame
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