It's Cher's Birthday This Week

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Does the world need a Cher day? We say yes!

Cher is unquestionably one of the greatest entertainers of all time – just take a look at her list of accomplishments and it’s quickly clear that few have ever achieved the lasting success and sustained public interest over so many years as the lady once known as Cherilyn Sarkisian has. Since her first musical releases in the 1960′s, Cher has again and again captured the spirit of the times – she’s the only musician in history to chart a number one single in six consecutive decades!

Generations of fans have thrilled to Cher’s music, from the folksy work of Sonny and Cher in the 60′s to her prominence in the disco era in the 70′s, and her pioneering use of auto-tune in the 90′s and beyond. She’s even become a fixture in Vegas, helping epitomize that city’s reputation as the heart of American entertainment, glamour and excess.

We love Cher because she’s a survivor, who’s been through so many ups and downs yet continues to thrive and achieve smashing successes year after year – and still looks amazing at age 67! She says she’s retiring from touring and performing soon, but it’s hard to believe that is really the case when you look back at how prolific she’s been. It’s as if she’s never stopped to take a rest since she first hit the stage at age 16!

Happy Birthday, Cher!