Google Honours “Miss Little Miracle” Shirley Temple With A Doodle

Google honoured American actor, singer, dancer, and diplomat Shirley “Little Miss Miracle” Temple today with an animated doodle. On this day in 2015, the Santa Monica History Museum opened “Love, Shirley Temple,” a special exhibit featuring a collection of her rare memorabilia.

The animated doodle features Shirley Temple as a diplomat, an award-winning actor and as a young dancing girl. The search engine’s name appears at the bottom of the Doodle on three movie stubs.

Speaking about the Google Doodle and her legacy, her granddaughter Teresa Caltabiano said, “At the heart of everything was her family. We were blessed to know her, her love, her courage, and her strength. She is still deeply loved and truly missed, and we treasure our memories of her.”

From an iconic child star to a breast cancer advocate, Shirley Temple’s journey is an extraordinary tale. Born on April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California, Ms Temple began training as a dancer when she was just three. She captivated the audience in the 1934 toe-tapping musical “Stand Up And Cheer” with her signature dimples, and blonde ringlet curls.

She helped millions of Americans through the hardships of the Great Depression as Hollywood’s top box office draw. Later, she went on to shared her charisma with the world through her work in international relations.

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