Happy 71st birthday, Cher! Many baby boomers remember when Sonny and Cher appeared on their TV sets week after week for The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour. While an icon to many, Cher is largely just a name to millennials. She’s a woman whose success has spanned decades not just in music but also on TV, in movies, and on Broadway. Known for her sleek, long hair, which she would flip over her shoulder, her deep contralto singing voice, and her glittering fashion, she is called by many a living legend and the “Goddess of Pop.” Here are nine things all millennials need to know properly appreciate the greatness of Cher.
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