Googoosh’s 70th birthday

As an Iranian passport holder, though, she was a victim of the Trump administration’s October 2017 travel ban, which caused chaos at airports around the world when it was first enforced. Staying in London at the time, Googoosh was on her way to a concert in Phoenix when, despite her green card, she and her entourage were prevented from boarding their flight until a U.S. judge blocked the ban a few days later.