* Let's face it, there's probably no other artist who could do three Bond themes and do them as well as Dame Shirley did. That is pure awesome.
* The fact that she overcame the prejudice of being a mixed-race girl in Britain in the '40s and '50s to accomplish ''everything she did.''
* Her performance of "Goldfinger" at the 85th Academy Awards at the age of 76! [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eszhV1M3Dk8 You have to see it to believe it]]!