March 19, 1917 Vera Lynn was born

Mar 20, 2013

By AM740 Staff

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Vera Lynn is an English actress, songwriter and singer whose performances and music were popular during World War II. During the war she toured places such as Egypt and India, using her musical talents to boost troop morale. In 2009, Vera Lynn became the oldest living artist to reach number 1 on the British album charts.

Today marks her 96th birthday. Happy Birthday Vera Lynn!

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