Happy 100th Birthday Lena Horne

One Lady that everyone should know about, the great Lena Horne.

Waldina

Today is the 100th birthday of the actress, singer, and friend of the Muppets Lena Horne. Her contributions to the entertainment industry is undeniable and her influence is still felt today. The world is a better place because she was in it and still feels the loss that she has left.

NAME: Lena Horne
OCCUPATION: Actress, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Singer, Classic Pin-Ups
BIRTH DATE: June 30, 1917
DEATH DATE: May 9, 2010
PLACE OF BIRTH: Brooklyn, New York
PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
REMAINS: Cremated
BLACK FILMMAKERS HALL OF FAME 1975
TONY 1982 for Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music
SPINGARN MEDAL 1983
KENNEDY CENTER HONOR 1984
BIG BAND AND JAZZ HALL OF FAME 1991
HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME 6282 Hollywood Blvd (motion pictures)
HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME 6250 Hollywood Blvd (recordings)

BEST KNOWN FOR: Actress and singer…

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