Saturday, April 8, 2017

REMEMBERING MOUSEKETEER ANNETTE FUNICELLO

Who died this date in 2013--Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club.[1] As a teenager, she transitioned to a successful career as a singer with the pop singles "O Dio Mio," "Tall Paul" and "Pineapple Princess", as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s. READ MORE HERE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annette_Funicello

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  1. I knew you wouldn't forget. Though they're really campy now, those beach party movies featured many a young boy's dream.

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