“They looked at Norma Jean Doherty in her real tight sweater, and goodness, my mother went white.” But Young said that Norma Jean and his mother hit it off, as they were talking about Christian Science.
Young, being, well, young, felt awkward about parents and religion being so involved in their first date.
She said she was not, but had gone to the sunday school.
He spent many hours indoors, so he adopted the radio as a form of entertainment.
He began emulating some of the comedy he heard, and by the time he was a teenager, he already had a following through his own on-air broadcasts.
Shortly after moving to California, Young spotted a charming girl on a parade float. Young related a sweet story about how he picked Norma Jean up at her parents’ house, noting a Christian Science book on the table.
Since Young’s own parents were Christian Scientists, he asked Norma Jean if she was.
When he dropped Norma Jean off, he just gave her a light peck on the cheek. “She was exactly the same person – so naive and really sweet.
His affable charm and easy humor saw him on the big screen and finally television.
He was born Angus Young, and growing up in Scotland, he was a sickly child with asthma.
All I could think to do was drive to my own house.” “My mother and father are old country people.
They think when you bring a girl home, you’re going to marry her.