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Frank is the ultimate dinner playlist crooner- everyone loves some Frank, trust me on this one! With the freezing temperatures keeping us snuggled up by the fire this
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“Luck Be A Lady Tonight!! I don't even think I have to explain why Sinatra is on my list. Talk about classic music that will never die. Hollywood seems too love him to by using his
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Frank Sinatra Biography

Born: Dec. 12, 1915, in Hoboken, N.J. He wasn't breathing when born. Grandmother held him underwater until he gasped. Was the son of a firefighter.
Died: May 14, 1998, at 10:50 p.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; died of heart attack.
Full name: Francis Albert Sinatra.
Wives: Last wife was Barbara Marx; formerly married to childhood sweetheart Nancy Barbato, actresses Ava Gardner & Mia Farrow.
Children: Frank Jr. and Nancy Sinatra, who sang hit 1970s song "These Boots Were Made for Walking."
Names: Also known as Chairman of the Board, Ol' Blue Eyes and The Voice. Other names included Lean Lark, Croon Prince of Swing, Moonlight Sinatra, Groovey Galahad, and Svengali of Swing.

  1. Born December 12, 1915 an only child whose parents dreamed of his studying to be a Civil Engineer.
  2. Attended Demarest High School (Hoboken, NJ) and participated in all sports.
  3. Sinatra's favorite passion is prizefighting. Was a "close friend" of Tami Mauriello, a heavyweight contender in 1943.
  4. Hated mathematics!
  5. Worked for the circulation manager of the Jersey Observer newspaper. He first started out riding news trucks, and later was promoted to copy boy.
  6. He wanted to be a reporter. When told by the editor that copy boys "don't know enough to be reporters," Frank went to a secretarial school and enrolled in a Journalism class, studying English, typing, and shorthand. Finally, the editor relented and made Frank a ...
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