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Shirley Temple: Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress

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  • On Wednesday, Google's search page featured an homage to Shirley Temple Black, whose stardom was so immense she made history by receiving an honorary Academy Award at age 6.
  • exhibit titled "Love, Shirley Temple" featuring rare memorabilia, Google says in a post detailing Wednesday's doodle.
  • Temple was awarded Screen Actors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006.
  • In 1958, Temple narrated the eponymous Shirley Temple's Storybook, a children's television series which adapted family-friendly stories.
  • This was her final work in entertainment before turning to politics
Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple

On Wednesday, Google's search page featured an homage to Shirley Temple Black, whose stardom was so immense she made history by receiving an honorary Academy Award at age 6.

COPYRIGHT_WI: Published on https://washingtonindependent.com/w/shirley-temple/ by Amandeep Coleman on 2021-06-09T14:56:45.005Z

Google is paying tribute to one of Hollywood's biggest child actors. On Wednesday, Google's search page featured an homage to Shirley Temple Black. On June 9, 2015, Santa Monica History Museum opened an exhibit titled "Love, Shirley Temple" Google says in a beautitul post on Twitter that gave us a glimpse into the life of a multifaceted woman achiver. In 1969, President Richard Nixon appointed her the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple

Exhibit Titled "Love, Shirley Temple" Featuring Rare Memorabilia

Exhibit titled "Love, Shirley Temple" featuring rare memorabilia, Google says in a post detailing Wednesday's doodle.

In 2006, Temple was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Screen Actors Guild. She died Feb. 10, 2014 at age 85, Google Doodle honoured her on its search page on the day she was honoured. Shirley Jane Temple was born on 23 April 1928 in Santa Monica, California. She became the first child star to receive an Academy Award at six years of age. She also became a representative of the US to the United Nations in 1969.

Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple

1972 UN Conference On The Human Environment

In 1972, she also represented her nation at the UN Conference on the Human Environment. The GIF shows Temple as a 6-year-old girl dancing, and she is seen giving a speech. She was awarded Screen Actors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. The Santa Monica History Museum opened "Love, Shirley Temple," a special exhibit that showcased a collection of her "rare memorabilia" on this day back in 2015. The animated doodle shows her dancing, speaking and accepting an award in the other two pictures.

It was created to celebrate her 93rd birth anniversary. Actress Shirley Temple was Hollywood's top box office draw during the Great Depression. She was also a diplomat who shared her charisma with the world through her work in international relations. She became a representative of the U.S. to the United Nations in 1969 and represented her nation in 1972. On this day in 2015, the Santa Monica History Museum opened "Love, Shirley Temple", a special exhibit featuring a collection of her rare memorabilia.

Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple

Academy Award At The Age Of Six

The late actress won an Academy Award at the age of six for her role in Bright Eyes in the 1934 film "On the Good Ship Lollipop". She was born in Santa Monica, California, in April 1928, and died in Los Angeles, California in 1986, aged 82.

Diplomat The Late Shirley Temple: A Tribute to the Great Actress, Shirley Temple narrated the eponymous Shirley Temple's Storybook in the 1950s. She was appointed US ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia.

Temple Was Chief Of Protocol

Temple was Chief of Protocol of the United States and was Honorary Foreign Service Officer in 1988. In 2006, the Screen Actors Guild presented Temple with its Lifetime Achievement Award. She died in 2006 at the age of 94.

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Amandeep Coleman

Amandeep Coleman - Amandeep had never known a moment when she wasn't reading or making up stories, having been born into a family of readers. She took out a pencil and notebook during the now-famous blizzard and started writing down one of those stories. It was there that I began my professional life. Her first book was written after several rejections and manuscripts. She is a member of many writers' organizations and has received several accolades from her peers and the publishing industry. The New Yorker recently dubbed her "America's favorite novelist".

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