On This Day


Goddess of Pop  Cher
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Full Name: Cherilyn Sarkisian
Profession: Goddess of Pop

United States of America

Why Famous: I Got You Babe, Jack Lalane, Mask, former wife of Sonny Bono

Born: May 20, 1946

Age: 74 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Married Life

  • 1964-10-27 Singers Sonny & Cher wed, Cher wore bell-bottoms
  • 1974-02-20 Cher files for separation from husband Sonny Bono
  • 1975-06-26 Cher divorces Sonny Bono
  • 1975-06-30 Cher, marries Gregg Allman, 4 days after divorcing Sonny Bono
  • 1975-07-10 Cher files for divorce from Gregg Allman, 10 days after their marriage

Events in the Life of Cher

  • 1965-06-12 Sonny and Cher make their 1st TV appearance in "American Bandstand"
  • 1965-08-14 Sonny & Cher's "I Got You Babe" hits #1
  • 1967-01-14 Sonny & Cher release single "Beat Goes On"
  • 1976-02-01 Sonny & Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce
  • 1986-05-22 Cher calls David Letterman an asshole on Late Night on NBC
  • 1988-04-11 60th Academy Awards: "The Last Emperor", Michael Douglas & Cher win
  • 1988-06-11 "We All Sleep Alone" by Cher peaks at #14
  • 1999-10-19 "Believe" single released by Cher (Billboard Song of the Year 1999, Grammy Award Best Dance Recording 2000)

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