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Doris Day, a big band singer who became one of the biggest movie stars of the 1950s and 1960s, has passed away at age 97.

Day started out doing musicals, then transitioned to romantic comedies (doing a series of “bedroom farces” with Rock Hudson), and even starred with James Stewart in Alfred Hitchcock’s much-respected second version of “The Man Who Knew Too Much.” Her most famous song: “Que Sera, Sera” (which was sung originally in the Hitchcock movie). Among her other co-stars: Cary Grant, James Cagney, Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, James Garner, Rod Taylor, David Niven, Jack Lemmon, and Ronald Reagan.
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