Happy Birthday – Shirley Bassey

ABOUT
Jazz singer who is known for her work on the theme songs for the James Bond movies Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, and Moonraker.

BEFORE FAME
She was discouraged by school teachers from having such a powerful voice. She left school when she was fourteen to sing in public houses.

TRIVIA
She has been involved with a lot of charitable works, including a performance on behalf of the Rainforest Foundation Fund.

FAMILY LIFE
She married Kenneth Hume in June 1961; after their divorce on February 25, 1965, she married Sergio Novak on August 12, 1968. She has two daughters named Samantha and Sharon and a son named Mark.

ASSOCIATED WITH
She made her first American TV appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in November 1960.