Born: November 8, 1927
Died: January 1, 2013
… Timeless songs like “Tennessee Waltz” and “(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window” made Patti Page the best-selling female singer of the 1950s and a star who would spend much of the rest of her life traveling the world.
Ending one of pop music’s most diverse careers, Patti Page died on New Year’s Day in Encinitas, Calif., according to publicist Schatzi Hageman, . Patti Page was 85 and just five weeks away from being honored at the Grammy Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy.