She made Harvard history when she became the first performer voted the year's worst by the Harvard Lampoon to show up and accept her citation.
She was the youngest nominee in her category each of the three times she was nominated for an Oscar, the first being when she was 17 and the last when she was 25.
She referred to Maureen O’Hara as Mama Maureen till her death in 1981.
She said, of dating Elvis Presley, “He was so square, we'd go . . . for hot fudge sundaes. He didn't drink, he didn't swear, he didn't even smoke. It was like having the date that I never had in high school.”
At the age of 7, Orson Wells described her as, “so good, she was terrifying.”
She was invited to appear in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.