Roy Rogers vs Shirley Temple

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King of the Cowboys
$100 Million
Net worth 2018
$10 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Residence
Santa Monica, California
United States
Country
United States
05/11/1911
BirthDay
23/04/1928
July 6, 1998
Died On
February 10, 2014
NET WORTH STATISTIC
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1998

Rogers died of congestive heart failure on July 6, 1998 in California and three years later his wife Dale Evans also passed away

1970

In the early 1970s, he sold the rights to his name to the Marriott corporation and they used his name, which represented his stature, popularity and fan following, to convert their Hot Shoppes locations to ‘Roy Rogers Restaurants’

1962

In 1962, Rogers and his wife Evan co-hosted a comedy-western-variety program ‘The Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Show’

1951

Although Rogers became an American idol and an iconic cowboy superstar the moment he stepped in the industry but the peak of his success was during the time ‘The Roy Rogers Show (1951-1957)’ ran on the television

1947

He was married to actress Dale Evans from 1947 until his death

1940

Rogers played a supporting role in the John Wayne classic ‘Dark Command’ in 1940, which made him into a bigger box office sensation

1939

From 1939-1954, he made it to the Motion Picture Heralds’ Top Ten Money-Making Western Stars Poll and was listed in it for 15 years at a stretch

1938

Rogers adopted his screen name ‘Roy Rogers’ in 1938 and little did he know that he would soon become an American idol when he was selected to replace Gene Autry

1936

They were married from 1936-1946 and had two children Cheryl Darlene and Roy, Jr

1934

Throughout 1934, the group ‘Sons of the Pioneers’ produced hit songs like ‘Cool Water’ and ‘Tumbling Tumbleweeds’ and in the following year, he made many appearances as a singing cowboys in films like, ‘Slightly Static’, ‘The Old Homestead’, etc

1932

In 1932, Rogers went on a musical tour with ‘O-Bar-O Cowboys’ and did gigs at the New Mexico radio station

1930

But soon the Great Depression in 1930 took away everything and Roy had to live in worker campsites

1913

For a more stable life, Rogers’ family bought a land in Portsmouth and parked the houseboat on the property because of the flood of 1913 in Ohio

1911

Roy Rogers was born on November 5, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Andrew and Mattie Slye

2014

She breathed her last on Feb 10, 2014 at Woodside, California, due to Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

2005

They had a loving marriage that lasted for 54 years until Charles’s death in 2005

1989

She also served as the United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1989-92)

1972

She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1972 and had a successful recovery

1960

During the 1960s she became active in politics and was appointed the United States ambassador to Ghana (1974-76) by President Gerald Ford

1950

She made a comeback to show business during the late 1950s and narrated an NBC television anthology series of fairy tale adaptations called ‘Shirley Temple’s Storybook’

1945

She first got married when she was 17 to John Agar, an Army sergeant, in 1945

1940

She acted in two movies in 1940, both of which were flops

1939

Her 1939 movie ‘The Little Princess’ was loosely based on the novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett

1935

She played Elizabeth, a young orphan, in ‘Curly Top’ (1935)

1934

The year 1934 was a very busy one for the six year old

1933

In 1933 Educational Pictures went bankrupt and Temple signed with Fox Films in 1934

1932

She made her feature film debut with a small role in the movie ‘Red-Haired Alibi’ in 1932

1930

She appeared in a number of films over the late 1930s which included films such as ‘Dimples’ (1936), ‘Heidi’ (1937), and ‘Little Miss Broadway’ (1938)