Shirley Temple Black died last night at her home in Woodside, CA. She's remembered for many things including her stardom int he 1930s--singing and tapping her way into the hearts of America and the world! She starred in 23 movies. And from 1935 to 1939 she was the most popular movie tar in America, outdistancing Clark Gable. In the 1960s she began a new role as a diplomat.
A statement released by her family said, “We salute her for a life of
remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly
as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and adored wife
for fifty-five years of the late and much missed Charles Alden Black.”