Skeeter Davis bio

Birth Name: Mary Frances Penick

Occupation: Country Singer

Place Of Birth: KY

Date Of Birth: December 30, 1931

Date Of Death: September 19, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Skeeter Davis was born on the 30th of December, 1931. She was famous for being a Country Singer. Country singer who released the hit “I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know” and the ballad “The End of the World.”

Skeeter Davis was born in KY. She changed her last name to Davis and teamed up with Betty Jack Davis to form The Davis Sisters in the 1940’s. With allusions to Buddy Holly and appearances on Grand Ole Opry, she was a singer squarely in-between country and pop.

Skeeter Davis was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Skeeter Davis was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Mary Frances Penick is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Skeeter’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Skeeter Davis’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Skeeter Davis’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Skeeter Davis kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Skeeter Davis was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mary Frances Penick
RELIGION: Christian
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Skeeter Davis was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Skeeter Davis was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Skeeter Davis had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Skeeter Davis’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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