Danny Kaye vs Bing Crosby

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Actor
American singer
Net worth 2018
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Singers
Brooklyn
Residence
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
United States
Country
United States
18/01/1911
BirthDay
03/05/1903
March 3, 1987
Died On
October 14, 1977
Thomas Jefferson High School
Education
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1987

He died of heart failure on March 3, 1987, at the age of 76

1983

He suffered from heart problems during the later years of his life and had quadruple bypass heart surgery in February 1983 during which he contracted hepatitis C from a blood transfusion

1970

He specialized in Chinese and Italian cooking and taught Chinese cooking classes at a San Francisco Chinese restaurant in the 1970s

1950

In the late 1950s, he became interested in learning to aviate

1949

He released his self-titled debut album in 1949 which was followed by the release of a single ‘I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts’ in 1950

1947

He became estranged from his wife around 1947 though they never officially divorced

1941

His portrayal of Russell Paxton in ‘Lady in the Dark’ in 1941 catapulted him to nationwide fame

1940

He was also a talented singer who began hosting his own CBS radio program in the 1940s, launching a number of hit songs, including ‘Dinah’ and ‘Minnie the Moocher’

1935

Danny Kaye soon ventured into films as well and made his film debut in a comedy short ‘Moon Over Manhattan’, in 1935

1934

Danny went to the Far East with the troupe in February 1934

1933

He received a big break in 1933 when he was selected as a member of the "Three Terpsichoreans", a vaudeville dance act

1930

During the late 1930s and early 1940s, he along with his new wife Sylvia, performed at La Martinique, a New York City nightclub

2015

This Hollywood star’s estate was valued at $150 million, making him one of the wealthiest American entertainers of the 20th century

1978

This famous personality was an avid golfer, and in 1978, he and Bob Hope were voted the Bob Jones Award, the highest honour given by the United States Golf Association in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship

1977

In 1977, he recorded the duet ‘The Little Drummer Boy’ and ‘Peace on Earth’, a Christmas special, with singer, David Bowie

1957

In 1957, he married actress Kathryn Grant and the couple had three children

1950

In the 1950s, he appeared on popular television shows and launched his own show called ‘The Bing Crosby Show’ in 1964

1942

After being included in the music charts on October 3, 1942, it rose to the no

1941

In 1941, he sang ‘White Christmas’ that soon became a popular hit and was broadcasted on the radio on Christmas

1940

From 1940–1962, he teamed up with Bob Hope in seven musical comedies called ‘Road To’

1936

In 1936, he replaced Paul Whiteman and hosted NBC’s (Nation Broadcasting Corporation) ‘Kraft Music Hall’; where he received great appreciation for his radio theme song, ‘Where the Blue of the Night’, which he both sang and composed

1932

In 1932, he launched his first radio program on the CBS radio station in New York City, which broadcasted his massive hit songs like ‘I found a Million Dollar Baby’ and ‘At Your Command’

1931

In 1931, the ‘Rhythm Boys’ appeared in his first sound motion picture, ‘King of Jazz’

1930

In 1930, he married actress/singer Dixie Lee and the couple had four sons

1925

In 1925, he joined vocalist, Al Rinker and they became extremely popular with their vaudeville act, ‘Two Boys and a Piano’, where the performance consisted of individual or combined acts by singers, actors etc

1917

In the summer of 1917, he worked as a property boy at the ‘Spokane’s Auditorium’, where he watched several acts, which fascinated him

1910

In 1910, a neighbour began calling him ‘Bingo from Bingville’, which was taken from his favourite comic strip, ‘The Bingville Bugle’