Googoosh, a prominent Iranian actor and singer, whose original name is Faegheh Atashin was born on May 5, 1960 in Tehran. . The nickname Googoosh is derived from the Armenian name for boys. Googoosh was very popular before the Iranian 1978 Revolution and had the nickname of Persian Music Kingfish. She left Iran in 1990 after a long isolation and resumed her music activity.