I need 50 facts on Frank Sinatra?
I have a project due tomorrow and I need to have 50 Facts on Frank Sinatra
- 6 years agoFavorite Answer
1.) Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA on February 17, 1915.
2.) Sinatra was married 4 times - Nancy Barbato, Ava Gardner, Mia Farrow and Barbara Marx. Although Sinatra did not remain faithful to his wife, he was by many accounts a devoted father.
3.) His first wife is Nancy Barbato. They have 3 children – Nancy (1940), Frank Jr. (1944) and Tina (1948).
4.) Nancy, Sinatra’s eldest daughter, is a singer, actress and writer.
5.) Frank Jr. is a singer, conductor and songwriter and Tina is a producer and actress.
6.) His daughter Nancy, at age 54 posed for Playboy in the May 1995.
7.) A certain Julie Sinatra claims to be Sinatra's daughter through an unacknowledged affair that he had with a showgirl, Dorothy Bunocelli, in the 1940s. She was born Julie Ann Maria Lyma on February 10, 1943
8.) Julie Sinatra legally changed her last name to Sinatra in 2000 and was awarded $100,000 by the Sinatra estate in 2002.
9.) In 1963, at the age of 19, his son Frank Sinatra Jr. was kidnapped and released two days later after payment of a ransom.
10.) Sinatra’s first controversial extra-marital affair was with Marilyn Maxwell, an American actress and entertainer.
11.) Sinatra should have 4 children with his wife Nancy if the latter didn’t abort it when she became pregnant in 1946.
12.) Nancy and Frank were married in 1939 and they were divorced in 1951.
13.) Sinatra married Ava Gardner in 1951 and separated in 1953 and divorced in 1957. She had an abortion too. It could have been Sinatra’s 4th child.
14.) Sinatra married the actress, Mia Farrow on July 19, 1966. She was 21 and he was 50. They divorced in 1968.
15.) He married Barbara Marx in 1976 and remained his wife until his death.
16.) Sinatra was also romantically involved to the legendary singer Judy Garland in 1949.
He was also romantically involved to Lauren Bacall, wife of the late Humphrey Bogart.
17.) Sinatra was also engaged to the actress Juliet Prowse and have had a 10 year relationship with Angie Dickinson.
18.) Sinatra was an Italian American singer and motion-picture actor whose career lasted for many decades.
19.) He is one of the most famous American entertainers of his generation.
20.) His complete name is Francis Albert Sinatra.
21.) Sinatra was an only child and his parents wanted him to become an engineer.
22.) He preferred athletics to academics participated in a variety of sports, including boxing.
23.) At his teens, Sinatra worked for the Jersey Observer newspaper, often writing about school sporting events in which he was also a participant.
24.) In 1938, he signed his first professional contract as a singing waiter and master of ceremonies at a club in Englewood, New Jersey.
25.) Harry James, a trumpet player, after watching Sinatra perform, James recruited Sinatra to be the lead singer in his band, the Music Makers.
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- Stan1951Lv 46 years ago
Born in Hoboken NJ.
Was desperate to get the part in From Here to Eternity.
Don Rickles and he were best friends.
Took over head of the Rat Pack from Humphrey Bogart.
Married to Ava Gardner.
Lots more here,
- 6 years ago
I believe Frank's first son was born in 1941. His name is Ray!