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An interview with Tom Santopietro, the author of “Considering Doris Day”

An interview with Tom Santopietro, the author of “Considering Doris Day”

June 4, 2007 No Comments

Tom Santopietro’s book ‘Considering Doris Day‘ is available now. Below is a Q&A session with the author which he kindly undertook during the release of his new book. In your own words how would you describe “Considering Doris Day” to the fans out there? “Considering Doris Day” is my attempt to grant Doris Day her […]

The author and Doris Day guru Pierre Patrick talks about his new book “Que Sera Sera”

The author and Doris Day guru Pierre Patrick talks about his new book “Que Sera Sera”

January 23, 2007 No Comments

Pierre Patrick (Patry) has worked in the recording industry for many years, on several TV shows, as well as many Doris Day on-stage tributes, CD and DVD releases. He currently produces for Connecticut Family Theatre. His book “Que Sera Sera – The Magic of Doris Day Through Television” is in all good book stores now. […]

Norman’s Date with Doris Day (1973)

Norman’s Date with Doris Day (1973)

October 25, 2005 No Comments

I got to the hotel and sat in the lounge, after a while a porter came in and said “Would Miss Day’s party please follow me.” He led us to her suite and I walked in. Doris was sat on the couch and looked stunning, dressed in red… My story starts in 1954, after I […]

Are you as big a Doris Day fan as Canadian collector Ken Hallett?

Are you as big a Doris Day fan as Canadian collector Ken Hallett?

October 24, 2005 No Comments

In a world thriving with new Doris Day admirers there is one long-term fan, whose sheer enthusiasm for America’s original girl-next-door is as fresh as the day he discovered her. That fan is Ken Hallett! I had the pleasure to meet with Canadian fan Ken Hallett who lives in Toronto earlier this year. I was […]

Ray’s Dance with Doris Day (1993)

Ray’s Dance with Doris Day (1993)

October 24, 2005 No Comments

Ray Lyons, from Rhode Island (USA), tells the story of the evening he slow danced with Doris during a rare public appearance she made for a DDAL fundraiser in 1993. Never in my wildest imagination could I have thought of a setting so perfect as I had when I had a slow dance with Doris […]

Find out just how big a fan you are by taking the ‘Discovering Doris’ Quiz

March 15, 2005 No Comments

Click the picture below to launch the ‘Discovering Doris’ quiz. If the quiz does not appear download Macromedia’s SHOCKWAVE player by clicking the icon below (then try again).

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British chat show host & singer Des O’Connor interviews Doris Day about her 1994 lost “Love Album”

British chat show host & singer Des O’Connor interviews Doris Day about her 1994 lost “Love Album”

December 20, 2004 2 Comments

In 1994, the English television personality and singer Des O’Connor, CBE was granted an exclusive and rare television interview with Doris Day for his popular British talk show. Ms. Day joined O’Connor live via satellite to discuss her new album “The Love Album” which had recently been discovered almost 30 years after it was recorded. […]

Doris Day Fan Clubs

July 2, 2003 3 Comments

There is now only one remaining Doris Day fan club in existence all other US and UK ones have been shut down (as of August 2011). The Australian society is a non-profit club that sends its members informative and fun newsletters. The Australian Doris Day Society [ The society was formed in 1989 by Al Moore in conjunction […]

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Pierre Patrick profiles Doris Day’s “CBS Television Years” (1968-1975)

Pierre Patrick profiles Doris Day’s “CBS Television Years” (1968-1975)

May 10, 2002 No Comments

The Doris Day Show (known as Que Sera, Sera in French) is probably the only show in the history of television to have been brought on the air without the star’s knowledge or approval! CBS signed Doris Day exclusively, in the spring of 1967, without her knowledge, through her husband and manager, Martin Melcher. Variety […]

Doris Day’s Pet-Friendly Hotel: The Cypress Inn

Doris Day’s Pet-Friendly Hotel: The Cypress Inn

October 5, 2000 No Comments

In 1981, Doris Day moved to the village of Carmel-by-the-Sea. It had been a favourite place of hers since she was on location in 1956 filming her Thriller ‘Julie’. Carmel is on the sunny Californian coast boasting a multitude of restaurants, galleries, boutiques, parks & even an Aquarium (Monterey Bay). It is situated near picturesque […]

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Doris Day makes rare public appearance on her milestone 90th birthday – see the photos & articles

Doris Day surprised her fans who had gathered in Carmel-by-the-Sea for a weekend of fun filled activities celebrating her...

Hollywood movie and music icon Doris Day celebrates her 90th birthday today!

It’s April 3rd, 2014! Join us in wishing DORIS DAY a truly special 90th Birthday! As fans will have...

DORIS DAY’S BEST FRIENDS: New coffee table book devoted to Doris’ lifetime love of animals

Doris Day has just published through her own company Arwin Books a new paperback book entitled DORIS DAY’S BEST...