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June 27 is the ‘birthday’ of the Happy Birthday song

June 27 is the ‘birthday’ of the Happy Birthday song
June 27 is the ‘birthday’ of the Happy Birthday song

The anniversary of GMTA’s composition is widely celebrated as June 27, Mildred Hill’s birthday. Mildred, who would be 158 this year, shares her special day with Helen Keller, Ross Perot and Vera Wang.

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The song’s writers were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

The song’s writers were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
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Mildred and Patty Smith were honoured posthumously at the 1996 Songwriters Hall of Fame award and induction ceremony with the Towering Song Award, which celebrates songs with lasting cultural impact.

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