5 years ago today - May 16, 2008

Seventeen-year-old Utah Mormon David Archuleta, one of two finalists in the singing contest American Idol, is experiencing what many other Latter-day Saint celebrities have faced before him. The Osmonds, golfing great Johnny Miller, singer Gladys Knight, Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, snowboarder Torah Bright, author Stephenie Meyer and other high-profile Mormons have all had to deal with questions about their faith and their fame. How do they reconcile the two?

[Source: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Kingdom, "On This Day," https://www.lds.org.uk/show_oda.php]


  1. AnonymousMay 16, 2013

    The link for the source no longer exists.

  2. Yes, you're right. I can't seem to find their "today in history" set of pages at lds.org or lds.org.uk.

    Please post the address if you find a such a collection.


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