Other Notable Deaths

OTHER NOTABLE DEATHS

March 12, 2009

JIMMY BOYD, 70

Child singer had hit 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus'

Jimmy Boyd, the child singer and actor best known for the original rendition of the Christmas novelty hit "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" in 1952, died Saturday of cancer at a Santa Monica convalescent hospital.

"I Saw Mommy" shot to the top of the Billboard charts three weeks after it was released.

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