Doris Day [1924, Cincinnati, OH] is an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Day began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Her contract with Columbia records lasted from 1947 to 1967 and included more than 650 recordings, making Day one of the most popular and acclaimed singers of the 20th century.
doris day -)To Al Jorden, a trombonist whom she first met in Barney Rapp's Band, from March 1941 to 1943. Her only child, son Terrence "Terry" P. Jorden, resulted from this marriage. Husband Jorden, who was reportedly physically abusive to Day, committed suicide in 1967 by gunshot