Doris Day

1922 - 2019

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Doris Day (born Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress and singer. She began her career as a big band singer in 1939, achieving commercial success in 1945 with two No. 1 recordings, "Sentimental Journey" and "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" with Les Brown and His Band of Renown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Doris Day has received more than 17,585,466 page views. Her biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). Doris Day is the 405th most popular actor (down from 309th in 2019), the 732nd most popular biography from United States (down from 561st in 2019) and the 201st most popular American Actor.

Doris Day is most famous for her singing career, which spanned from the 1940s to the 1980s. She is also known for her roles in films and on television.

Memorability Metrics

  • 18M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 83

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Doris Day ranks 405 out of 13,578Before her are Warren Beatty, Karl Malden, Danny Glover, John Lithgow, Richard Griffiths, and Zsa Zsa Gabor. After her are Christopher Lambert, Walter Matthau, Alan Arkin, Gerard Butler, Ron Perlman, and Robert Mitchum.

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Among people born in 1922, Doris Day ranks 40Before her are Otto Carius, Hans Georg Dehmelt, Iannis Xenakis, Nándor Hidegkuti, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and Nikolay Basov. After her are Jacques Piccard, Agostinho Neto, Nils Liedholm, Julius Nyerere, Arthur Ashkin, and Jason Robards. Among people deceased in 2019, Doris Day ranks 32Before her are Bert Hellinger, Michel Legrand, Marie Fredriksson, Mariss Jansons, Marie Laforêt, and Bibi Andersson. After her are Albert Finney, Andrea Camilleri, B. J. Habibie, Manfred Eigen, David J. Thouless, and Claudine Auger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Doris Day ranks 732 out of 20,380Before her are Mel Brooks (1926), John Lithgow (1945), Donald Rumsfeld (1932), Rosalynn Carter (1927), Vera Rubin (1928), and Kamehameha I (1758). After her are Henry Mancini (1924), Christopher Lambert (1957), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Thorstein Veblen (1857), Truman Capote (1924), and Walter Matthau (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Doris Day ranks 201Before her are Montgomery Clift (1920), Edwin Booth (1833), Warren Beatty (1937), Karl Malden (1912), Danny Glover (1946), and John Lithgow (1945). After her are Christopher Lambert (1957), Walter Matthau (1920), Alan Arkin (1934), Ron Perlman (1950), Robert Mitchum (1917), and Burt Reynolds (1936).

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