Monthly Archives: February 2014

“Good luck needs no explanation”

..unquote: apparently uttered by Shirley Temple, who died yesterday at the age of 85.

I actually felt a little guilty when I heard the news, as I thought she had already died, but I was obviously wrong. Most famous as possibly the first child star of Hollywood, she also entered into politics towards the end of the sixties and even became US ambassador to Ghana in 1974 and subsequently the last ambassador to Czechoslovakia between 1989 and 1992.

By way of coincidence here’s a picture of Temple and her daughter Lori Black taken with The Beatles  in February 1964.

Beatles with Shirley Temple and daughter
pic: pinterest