Eydie Gormé and Karen Black

Two famous women past away this past week. Entertainer, Eydie Gormé and actress, Karen Black.

Eydie Gormé (also spelled Gorme ; August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013)

Eydie Gormé
(August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013)

Eydie Gormé (also spelled as Eydie Gorme;   (August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013) was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing. She earned numerous awards, including a Grammy and an Emmy.

From Wikipedia.com

Here is how I remember Eydie Gormé, singing and performer with her husband Steve Lawrence.

Karen Black ( July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013)

Karen Black
( July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013)

The movie that I most remember Karen Black in is Airport 1975 (1974)

Karen Blanche Black (née Ziegler; July 1, 1939 – August 8, 2013) was an American actress, screenwriter, singer and songwriter. She is known for her appearances in such films as Easy Rider (1969), Five Easy Pieces (1970), The Great Gatsby, Rhinoceros and Airport 1975 (all 1974), The Day of the Locust and Nashville (both 1975), and Alfred Hitchcock‘s final film, Family Plot (1976). Over the course of her career, she won two Golden Globe Awards (out of three nominations), and an Academy Award nomination in 1971 for Best Supporting Actress

From Wikipedia.com

 I have said it before, the stars from my youth are passing away. But at least we have their music and movies to remember them.

R.I.P. Eydie Gormé and Karen Black

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2 Responses

  1. I remember Eydie Gorme singing in Spanish with Trio Los Panchos

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