Google Doodle June 9, 2021: In today’s Doodle, Google celebrates American actor, singer, dancer and diplomat Shirley Temple. The tech giant honours the American actor with an animated doodle. Also Read - Netflix launches 3 new Android games on Play Store: Wonderputt Forever, Knittens, Dominoes Cafe
Back in 2015, on June 9, Santa Monica History Museum opened “Love, Shirley Temple”. It is basically an exhibit featuring a collection of her rare memorabilia. In 2006, the Screen Actors Guild presented Temple with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Also Read - Steam support coming to Chrome OS devices soon
Google honours Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple was born on April 23, 1928 in California, United States. Temple’s talent and and “signature dimples, blonde ringlet curls and strong work ethic” gave her the opportunities to be a part of several movies and musicals such as ‘Stand Up And Cheer’ and ‘Bright Eyes’. Also Read - Google might launch its first smartwatch next year with these features
She started her career as a junior artist and was a popular start even before the age of 10. Shirley Temple received an Academy Award when she was six.
In the tribute to Shirley Temple, Google said, “Not only did Temple help millions of Americans through the hardships of the Great Depression as Hollywood’s top box office draw, she also later shared her charisma with the world through her work in international relations.” She retired at the age of 22 and later transitioned into full-time public service.
In 1969, Shirley Temple was later appointed as a representative of the US to the United Nations. Later in 1988, Temple was appointed an Honorary Foreign Service Officer to recognise her diplomatic achievements including an ambassadorship to Ghana and becoming the first female Chief of Protocol to the State Department.