The Governor of Ohio Bob Taft honours Doris Day in the American state’s “51st Annual Awards”
Published: February 10, 2000

The American state of Ohio has honoured Doris Day who was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The “51st Annual Awards” ceremony on February, 9th 2000 is held for Ohioans who have achieved great things in their lives. Doris Day was honoured in the entertainment category for a movie career in which she was a top10 box office attraction from 1948 to 1964. The awards are presented by Governor Robert A. (Bob) Taft, 67th Governor of the State of Ohio and are the highest commendation a governor can give. Doris Day was not present at the ceremony.

“Their talents and energies have had an enduring and positive impact on our country and the many lives they have touched. As Ohio moves into a new century, we can only hope the next generation follows in their footsteps.” – Governor Bob Taft