Rock and Pop Star Deaths in 2019

Doris Day

Nee: Doris Kappelhoff

Band: solo artist

Position: vocalist

Died: May 13

Cause of death: undisclosed

Age: 97

Distinctions: The singer and actress had 19 Top 10 singles from 1945-1967, including five No. 1s: "Sentimental Journey" (with Les Brown, 1945); "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" (with Les Brown, 1945); "Lost Somebody" (with Buddy Clark, 1948); "A Guy Is a Guy" (1952); and "Secret Love" (1954). Her other hits included: "It's Magic" (No. 2, 1948); "Again" (No. 2, 1949); "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be Will Be)" (No. 2, 1956); "Till the End of Time" (with Les Brown, No. 3, 1945); "If I Give My Heart to You" (No. 3, 1954); and "You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)" (with Les Brown, No. 4, 1946). She also starred in 39 movies from 1948-1968, including Calamity Jane (1953), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), Pillow Talk (1960), Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960), Send Me No Flowers (1964) and With Six You Get Eggroll (1968), and hosted The Doris Day Show on CBS from 1968-1973.

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