Friday, July 22, 2011
The truth about Margaret (we think)
Things we DID know about Margaret Whiting, who was born on this day in 1924:
-- She was a popular singer in the Forties and Fifties who covered many of the standards, like "Moonlight in Vermont," "It Might as Well Be Spring" and "Time After Time."
-- Her father was a composer.
-- My oldest sister was not named after her.
Things we DIDN'T know about Margaret Whiting:
-- She passed away in January of natural causes.
-- She and her sister were in a situation comedy that was a summer replacement for I Love Lucy.
-- Her fourth and final marriage was to gay porn star Jack Wrangler.
Hey, these are wikifacts. Now here's a video of our birthday girl: