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Google Doodle Features Legendary Star Saloma

Remembering an icon.

Google Doodle Features Legendary Star Saloma

If you're googling something today, you're going to be met with a familiar doodle. 

Google Doodle for the day features a pretty lady with a beehive haircut and a cute batik-like outfit. 

Who is she? It's actually a doodle of legendary actress and singer Saloma. 

Born on 22 January 1935 in Pasir Panjang, Singapore, Saloma whose actual name is Salmah Ismail was also a fashion icon and a trendsetter those days. 

According to Wikipedia, the talented performer started singing with bands at the tender age of 5. 

Her stardom blossomed throughout the years and in 1961, she married legendary film actor, director, singer, songwriter, composer and producer Tan Sri Datuk Amar P. Ramlee.
The power couple.
Together, the two became the ultimate power couple sharing their voices for songs and their acting skills for various movies.

Saloma was most remembered for her acting skills in Seniman Bujang Lapok (1961), Ragam P.Ramlee (1964) and Ahmad Albab (1968).


Remembering a star

Remembering an icon.

"Today’s Doodle celebrates the beloved Singaporean-Malaysian actor, singer, and fashion icon best known as Saloma.

"A trend-setter of Malaysian entertainment from the late ‘50s through the early ‘80s, Saloma recorded over 500 songs, and through her charismatic film work she paved the way for future generations of female actors in her country. 

"On this day in 1978, she made history when she was awarded Malaysia’s first Biduanita Negara (National Songbird) by the Malaysian government of the time," remarked Google Doodles.

What a wonderful way to remember such an iconic star!