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Doris Day: 1950s Fresh-Scrubbed Jazz-Pop Singer and Actress
Taylor Swift: Current-Day Squeaky-Clean Country-Pop Singer and Actress
How History Repeats Itself: Middle America loves a wholesome, blond heroine. And with their squeaky-clean images, sparrow-like voices and cloyingly pleasant pop ditties, Doris Day and Taylor Swift neatly fill(ed) the position of All-American sweetheart for their respective generations. More than just one-trick ponies, both gals proved to have a modest talent for awkward comedy – for Day, this translated into being one of the era's biggest box office stars for a time; Swift managed to convert a cabal of haters with her successful hosting gig on 'Saturday Night Live.' Oh, and both achieved fame by playing the romantic foil to dreamboats dogged by rumours about their sexuality.