Louis Armstrong Overview:

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 .



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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To , on his 119th

By carole_and_co on Aug 4, 2020 From Carole & Co.

Did Carole Lombard ever meet , shown here billed as the musical guest at the Times Square Paramount when "Swing High, Swing Low" was featured in the spring of 1937? While we have no photographic proof, the chances are good that if they didn't meet, she at least may have seen him perfo... Read full article

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 Quotes:

The Trumpeter: Give a man money and watch him act funny.

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Louis Armstrong Facts
Refused to go a State Department-sponsored concert tour of the Soviet Union in 1959 because he felt the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower wasn't doing enough to promote civil rights legislation.

The slang terms "cat" meaning a man about town and "chops" meaning a musician's playing ability were first coined by him.

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

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