The late legend was a mainstay on surveys in the 1940s, '50s & '60s.
Doris Day was one of the most versatile and multi-faceted superstars of the 1940s, '50s and '60s, appearing in dozens of films and musicals and cracking Billboard's music charts.
The singer/actress, who died Monday morning (May 13) at age 97, tallied five entries on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, after logging a robust history on charts prior to the ranking's debut on Aug. 4, 1958. (Before the Hot 100's inception, Billboard presented presented separate pop singles charts based on metrics including store sales, radio airplay and jukebox play.)
Day initially made seven trips to the top 10 of Billboard charts in 1945-46 as vocalist with the Les Brown and His Orchestra. Two songs hit No. 1: "Sentimental Journey," a nine-week best-selling leader, and "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time," a seven-week sales and jukebox topper. The act's other top 10s featuring Day's vocals: " 'Tain't Me," "Till the End of Time," "You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)," "I Got the Sun in the Morning" and "The Whole World Is Singing My Song."