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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Vintage Celebrity Saturday


She's a been in movies, is an author, singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist but will be forever known for a few of her assets.


  • Born January 19, 1946 in Sevierville, TN.
  • Is one of 12 children & grew up in a 1 room cabin.
  • Has been married to Carl Dean since May 1966.
  • Met her husband at a laundromat.
  • Was a candidate for the hosting duties on "Family Feud" (1999) before Louie Anderson was hired.
  • Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999.
  • She and her husband, Carl Dean, raised five of her younger brothers and sisters.
  • Wears size 5 1/2 shoes.
  • Created her song Nine to Five, whilst on set of the film of the same name by tapping her nails.
  • She was unable to have children of her own because of an allergic reaction she experienced to birth control pills when she was younger.
  • Godmother of Miley Cyrus.
  • Has an amusement park named after her.
  • She is known for her distinctive soprano,sometimes bawdy humor, flamboyant dress sense and voluptuous figure.
  • Is tied with Reba McEntire as the only country artists with No. 1 singles in four consecutive decades.

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Dolly Parton
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5 comments:

  1. Aww she was a cutie! I have loved her song Jolene ever since Whip It came out, it is such a good car song. Oh by the way, who woulda thought she was Miley's godmother, not me!

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  2. Things I did not know about her! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm visiting from the Tribe.

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  3. Hahaha, "a few of her assets"

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  4. Wow great facts. I didnt know she was Milys Godmother.

    Lucy
    http://postpartumillness.com/

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  5. Dolly kicks ass! I don't like Country music but Dolly is on my short list of exceptions. I have always preferred her version of "I Will Always Love You" far more genuine. A co-worker went to Dollywood last year and brought me back a Dolly coffee mug. It rocks!!

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