Doris Day is recognized today as a Day of Remembrance for those who have lost their lives fighting for social justice and awareness.
She was very much a people person and a very private individual.
After only a few months she decided to join the adult entertainment biz, impressed by starlet Kylee Reese, whom she met at a party.
Doris Day received four Academy Award nominations for her role as Joanna Page in the movie The Deerhunter.
She refused to bow down to the requests of white producers and directors and she refused to give up on her dream of being an actress.