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Doris Day turns 90: Qué será, será

Doris Day, in 1962.

Doris Day, in 1962. Credit: AP

Get ready to take a sentimental journey Thursday as Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff, aka Doris Day, celebrates her 90th birthday.

Day is marking the milestone with a sold-out three-day event of pet fashion shows, animal adoptions and a birthday bash to benefit the Doris Day Animal Foundation ( at her Cypress Inn in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif. Didn't reserve a spot? You can still celebrate at home:

* Turner Classic Movies salutes Day with a 24-hour marathon of 12 films starting at 6 a.m. Thursday. Among those on tap are two of her favorites -- the hard-hitting 1955 musical bio "Love Me or Leave Me" (12:15 p.m.) and the 1953 Western songfest "Calamity Jane" (4:15 p.m.).

* An auction featuring items autographed by Day and friends, including Paul McCartney and Tony Bennett, will be up for bid online through Tuesday to benefit Day's pet cause. View items at

* WHLI/1100 AM will play at least one Day song each hour and share stories about her. "People love her because she's always lived a life along the straight and narrow," says WHLI program director Paul Richards. "She's one of America's sweethearts."

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