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.