No one could ever compare to the incredible Shirley Temple! At such a young age, she captured our hearts with her iconic hair, cute dimples and adorable singing. From Curly Top to Our Little Girl and The Little Colonel, her films have become classic sensations. However, even years later, there are things that fans never knew about the young star and her life! Sadly, she passed away in 2014 at age 85, but we’re here to reminisce on Shirley Temple and her outstanding career.
More Fan Mail Than Famous Actresses
At only eleven years old, Shirley Temple had become America’s most popular star. Just how popular was she? Well, she even managed to get more fan mail than famous actress Greta Garbo!
More Photographed Than The President
If Hollywood actresses weren’t enough for Shirley Temple to trump, then perhaps the president of the United States was. She was more frequently photographed than President at the time, Franklin D. Roosevelt.