1991 - Receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Comedy Awards, along with Jack Lemmon.
June 23, 2004 - Is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush.
November 19, 2004 - Day's only child, Terry Melcher, dies of cancer. He was a record producer who had worked with many famous groups in the 1960s, including the Beach Boys and the Byrds.
February 10, 2008 - Receives the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
September 2011 - At age 87, becomes the oldest female artist to enter the UK top ten charts with an album of newly released material.
January 2012 - Becomes the oldest living artist to reach Billboard's Top 150 Music Chart, at age 87 with her album "My Heart."
January 13, 2012 - Receives the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Career Achievement Award.
2012 - Grammy Hall of Fame Inductee for her recording of "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)."