She was only thirty years old when she died in a plane crash fifty four years ago today but in her short life she had married twice and had two children with her second husband - Charlie Dick. The children were called Julie and Randy. Yes. That's right. Her son is named Randy Dick.
Over here in England, if you were unfortunate enough to have the surname Dick, the last Christian name you would ever choose for a boy would be Randy - though you wouldn't want to call him Red or Floppy either. Over here, "randy" is used in exactly the same way as "horny" is used in North America.
It seems that Randy Dick used to earn his money as a drummer in Nashville but unlike the rest of us he doesn't have much of an internet trail. I searched for him but just couldn't track him down. However, I discovered that there are plenty of other fellows in America called Randy Dick. In fact there's an army of them. Randy Dicks everywhere and here's just four of them courtesy of Google:-
Currently there's even a Randy Dick in The White House! Crazy!