Singer Frank Sinatra

Singer Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra was born 99 years ago today. Despite Ol' Blue Eyes being one of America's first pop idols in the 1940s for his smooth voice and good looks, his publicist auditioned girls for loud screams and paid them to in strategic places in the audience to get the crowd going.


Key Facts In This Video

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    Frank Sinatra was born of Sicilian roots in New Jersey in 1915. (0:38)

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    In the 1950s, Sinatra made a come back and again began recording Top 10 singles. (2:30)

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    In 1966, he married 21-year-old actress Mia Farrow, Sinatra's third wife. (3:26)

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