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American rap-metal singers Limp Bizkit blast out Doris Day during Leeds rock festival!

American rap-metal singers Limp Bizkit blast out Doris Day during Leeds rock festival!

August 28, 2010 No Comments

Limp Bizkit, the American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida returned to the British music festival scene this afternoon after a decade away. The Grammy award winning rap-metal singers, who have sold an estimated 35 million albums worldwide, arrived onstage however to a very unlikely backing tape… It was Doris Day’s hit “Que Sera, Sera” which […]

There shall be NO ‘honorary’ Oscar for Doris Day for yet another year!

There shall be NO ‘honorary’ Oscar for Doris Day for yet another year!

August 25, 2010 21 Comments

The Board of Governors of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences met in secret on the 24 August 2010 to vote on who should receive their 2011 ‘Honorary’ Oscars which are awarded to individuals for “extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for […]

Doris Day’s “Makin’ Whoopee” features on ganster game “Mafia 2” soundtrack

Doris Day’s “Makin’ Whoopee” features on ganster game “Mafia 2” soundtrack

August 24, 2010 No Comments

Golden oldie singers Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin and Little Richard are about to be introduced to a new gaming generation thanks to the inclusion on the soundtrack for 2K Games latest ganster game “Mafia 2”. The gritty game set in the backdrop of the 1940s/50s has just been released for PS3, PC, Xbox 360 platforms. Below is the […]

Melinda Schneider talks about her admiration for Doris Day and her new hit album ‘Melinda does Doris’

Melinda Schneider talks about her admiration for Doris Day and her new hit album ‘Melinda does Doris’

August 18, 2010 4 Comments

As we previously reported, the singer-songwriter Melinda Schneider has just released her tribute to Doris Day ‘Melinda does Doris’. Having just heard the album in full we were impressed by what is a very enjoyable collection of songs by a lady who is so clearly a talent of the Australian country music scene. We actually […]

Official launch today of the new look www.dorisday.com plus confirmation of Doris’ new “My Heart” album!

Official launch today of the new look www.dorisday.com plus confirmation of Doris’ new “My Heart” album!

August 16, 2010 9 Comments

In May 2010, we revealed how Doris Day was preparing to launch her own ‘new’ website. We are just thrilled to announce that it has today been launched and can now be found at www.dorisday.com. Such a website in our opinion has been long overdue and we think it is fantastic that Ms. Day now has such great “official” […]

Fans help raise over $6000 for Doris Day’s animal foundation by supporting our calendar projects

Fans help raise over $6000 for Doris Day’s animal foundation by supporting our calendar projects

May 27, 2010 2 Comments

The 2010 calendar sold out just a week or so ago and we are thrilled to announce that even during such a severe economic downturn you have still help us raise nearly $1700USD*. Over the last three years, this site has arranged the production of a professionally printed Doris Day wall calendar. The calendars were […]

About ‘Discovering Doris’ (www.dorisdaytribute.com)

May 30, 1998 No Comments

On the 30 May 1998 , the ‘Discovering Doris’ tribute website was founded and in the absence of any official website it was the very first resource on the internet about the Hollywood movie and music star Doris Day (its former home on the web was www.dorisday.com). The purpose of this fan website has always […]

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Sing a song of Day: Cover versions of some of Doris Day’s best loved hits

We thought we’d share with you just a few of the many cover versions out there of Doris Day’s biggest and best loved...

American singer/actress Nancy Sinatra interviews Doris Day for the US satellite radio channel ‘Siriusly Sinatra’

Doris Day has given a new interview to the “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'” chart star Nancy Sinatra...

A Celebration of Doris Day (We need contributions from writers, singers and fans for our Souvenir Brochure)

In 2014, the Hollywood movie and music icon Doris Day celebrates her 90th birthday. We are currently preparing a...