Val Doonican

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Birthday
3, 1927
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 1, 2015 (88)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1927
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 1, 2015 (88)

About

Irish singer who was on The Van Doonican Show from 1965 to 1986. He released hit singles like "Elusive Butterfly," which peaked at #5.

Before Fame

He worked factory jobs fabricating steel and making orange boxes after leaving De La Salle College.

Trivia

He was a member of the orchestra in the song "The Intro and the Outro" by The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band.

Family Life

He was born the youngest of eight children to Agnes and John Doonican.

Associated With

He was surprised by Eamonn Andrews during a game of golf and was the subject of This is Your Life in 1970.

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