On this day in 1937, Shirley Bassey was born

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Dame Shirley Bassey poses for photographers upon arrival at the Olivier Awards in London, Sunday, April 3, 2016. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
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Shirley Bassey was born on January 8, 1937, in Tiger Bay, U.K. Her legendary career spans decades, making her an icon in the world of music.

She’s renowned for her powerhouse performances and timeless hits like “Goldfinger” and “Diamonds Are Forever,” solidifying her status as a James Bond theme song legend.

Bassey’s remarkable talent earned her numerous accolades, including Grammy Awards and an honorary damehood, recognizing her significant contributions to music and her enduring impact on the industry.

Happy birthday to the legendary Shirley Bassey!


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