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Legendary actor, Louis Armstrong, was born Louis Daniel Armstrong on Aug 4, 1901 in New Orleans, LA. Armstrong died at the age of 69 on Jul 6, 1971 in New York City, NY .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording. Armstrong was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Monday Serenade: and Danny Kaye

By KC on Jun 15, 2009 From Classic Movies

Here's and Danny Kaye singing When the Saints Go Marching In in The Five Pennies (1959). They play well off of each other, but I think can't help but dominate this scene with his blissed-out charisma.... Read full article


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Louis Armstrong Facts
Doc Louis, the trainer character in the boxing video game Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (1987) (VG), is based on his likeness.

Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (under the category Early Influence).

Satchmo became Armstrong's nickname after his 1932 Grand Tour of Europe. A London music magazine editor wrote "Satchmo" in an article -- probably because he couldn't read his garbled notes. Up until that time Armstrong's nickname was Satchelmouth.

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