Today, Doris Day turns 92, but she’ll forever be remembered as the 15-year-old big-band singer who stole America’s hearts. Starting out on stage, the star evolved into one of the most popular actresses in American cinema.
From hits like Moonlight Bay to The Pajama Game, the actress made her name famous in Hollywood, but that wasn’t the only thing she was known for. Between her ringlet curls and her gorgeous gowns, Day will go down in history as a style icon.
In honor of her birthday, keep scrolling to see 11 throwback images of the stunning star.
1. In heart pajamas
The actress and actor John Raitt wearing matching heart pajamas in this 1962 photograph.
2. In a checkered dress
Day poses for a portrait wearing a checkered dress with a white collar and black bow.
3. In a black bustier
The singer wears a black bustier with musical notes adorning it like a sash.
4. In a crewneck sweater
Day poses with a basket of eggs in this sweet Easter portrait.
5. In a collared shirt and maxi skirt
The actress is captured with actor Jack Carson in a scene from the 1949 film, It's a Great Feeling.
6. In a printed dress
Day poses in the front seat of her new Oldsmobile convertible in this 1949 snap.
7. In an off-the-shoulder top
Day shows off her gorgeous curls in this 1940 portrait taken in New York City.
8. In a strapless white gown
The singer smiles in a white ruffled dress while she stands behind the microphone in the 1950 film, Young Man with a Horn.
9. In a skirt suit and beret
Day smiles on the set of the 1948 film, Romance on the High Seas, in a tailored suit and wool hat.
10. In a strapless black gown
The actress was photographed in a black strapless gown with a full tulle skirt in this 1945 portrait.
11. In a green top and yellow pants
Day poses in a green shirt, yellow capri pants, and gold heels in this 1945 portrait.