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Sinatra Letter To Be Auctioned

An angry letter FRANK SINATRA sent to a Catholic priest attacking the men who were jailed for kidnapping his son is expected to fetch $36,000 (GBP18,000) at auction. The late crooner fired off the type-written...

Death Cab For Cutie Score Us #1 Album

US indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie have achieved their first ever number one album across the Atlantic, with new release Narrow Stairs topping the Billboard Hot 200.After selling an estimated 144,000 copies in...

By on 22 May 2008

Frank Sinatra Day Set For 13 May

The life of legendary entertainer FRANK SINATRA is to be celebrated annually across the U.S. after lawmakers declared 13 May to be Frank Sinatra Day. The singer and Oscar-winning actor died on 14 May 1998,...

Sinatra's Publicist Dies

FRANK SINATRA's legendary press agent WARREN COWAN has died, aged 87. The revered publicist, who also represented high-profile clients like Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman, lost his battle with cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in...

Sinatra Offspring Debate Whether To Make A Film About Him

The three children of Frank Sinatra are at odds over a proposal to produce a theatrical documentary about the late singer's life, the Los Angeles Times reported on Sunday. The newspaper said that 59-year-old daughter...

Sinatra Widow Snubbed At Stamp Ceremony

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's widow BARBARA was banned from a ceremony in his honour on Tuesday (13May08), reportedly because of a long-running row with the late star's children. A new postage stamp bearing the star's face...

Scorsese To Direct Sinatra Biopic?

Legendary filmmaker MARTIN SCORSESE will direct a biopic about the life of FRANK SINATRA - according to the singer's youngest daughter TINA. Scorsese, who recently made a new 'rockumentary' on The Rolling Stones, is planning...

Sinatra Honoured With U.s. Stamp

Singing legend FRANK SINATRA will appear on letters across America from next week (13May08) when a new postal stamp in his honour goes on sale. The late crooner's daughters Tina and Nancy and son Frank...

The Boss + The Chairman Join Streep + Buzz In Hall Of Fame

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, FRANK SINATRA and MERYL STREEP joined celebrated astronaut BUZZ ALDRIN as part of the first class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame on Sunday (04May08). The celebrities joined scientists Thomas Edison and...

Sinatra Retreat For Sale

The desert retreat FRANK SINATRA dubbed Villa Maggio - after his character in FROM HERE TO ETERNITY - has been put up for sale. The Palm Desert estate, which lies in the mountains above El...

Mcconaughey Takes Over Rat Pack Pad For Photo Shoot

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY lived out one of his dreams during a recent Men's Health magazine photo shoot, posing for shots at FRANK SINATRA's former desert retreat. The Sahara star donned 'Rat Pack'-style casualwear and suits for...

Sinatra's Ex-wife Nancy Suffers Second Heart Attack

FRANK SINATRA's first wife is reportedly fighting for her life after suffering her second heart attack. Nancy Sinatra, who was married to the crooner for 12 years until their divorce in 1951, checked into Los...

'Dusty Springfield' Wins Bbc One's Tribute Series

Katy Setterfield, a Dusty Springfield impersonator, has won BBC One's The One and Only talent show.After being declared the winner last night, Setterfield admitted to being "absolutely speechless" and "gob-smacked".In winning she secured a three-month...

By on 17 February 2008

Justice Alito Finds Sopranos Guilty Of Stereotyping

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. -- one of two members of the high court born in New Jersey with, as Frank Sinatra used to say, "names ending in vowels" (the other is Justice Antonin...

Fascinating Grammy Facts:

ALICIA KEYS opened the 50th Grammy Awards with a duet with late singing legend FRANK SINATRA. Keys sang Learning the Blues, accompanied by Sinatra on a giant screen.

Law Haunted By Sinatra In Cuba

Hollywood star JUDE LAW has been given the spooks while on vacation in Cuba by the ghost of FRANK SINATRA. According to reports, the actor saw a vision of the legendary crooner raiding the mini-bar...

Films Preserved For "Future Generations To Enjoy"

BACK TO THE FUTURE and CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND are among films which have been selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.Each year the US Library of Congress selects 25 films to...

By on 31 December 2007

Sinatra Piano Auctioned As Hotel Sells History

A piano once used by FRANK SINATRA and a dancefloor embraced by MARLENE DIETRICH is to be auctioned off by a London hotel. The Savoy Hotel will also selling a bed once used by Humphrey...

Fresh Prince Immortalised

Will Smith has joined Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra and Ozzy Osbourne in being immortalised in cement on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.Hundreds of fans turned out to watch the Fresh Prince of Bel Air star beatbox...

By on 11 December 2007

Sinatra Commemorated On A Postage Stamp

FRANK SINATRA is to be honoured posthumously with his own American postage stamp to mark the 10th anniversary of his death. The artwork featuring the Rat Pack star, who died aged 83 in 1998, will...

Sinatra's Letter Up For Auction

A letter written by FRANK SINATRA criticising fellow singer GEORGE MICHAEL's opposition to fame is to be sold at auction. The original copy of an open letter to the pop star - first published by...

Sinatra Signs Deal With Warner

Singing legend FRANK SINATRA is making a comeback nine years after his death - his family have signed a deal with Warner Bros. to give his music a new lease of life. Warner has set...

Maclaine: 'Sinatra Was Haunted By Musical Past Life'

FRANK SINATRA was obsessed by the thought he had lived a musical life before his started - because he was dogged by great compositions he couldn't write. Pal Shirley MACLaine, who was briefly considered the...

Rat Pack Survivor Joey Bishop Dies

Joey Bishop, the last surviving member of the Rat Pack, which also included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr., died Wednesday at age 89. He played the host of a TV...

Joey Bishop Dies

Comedian JOEY BISHOP, the last remaining member of FRANK SINATRA's infamous Rat Pack, has died. He was 89. Bishop passed away on Wednesday (17Oct07) night at his home in Newport Beach, California. According to his...

Joey Bishop Dies

JOEY BISHOP, the last remaining member of FRANK SINATRA's infamous Rat Pack, has died. He was 89. Bishop - real name Joseph Abraham Gottlieb - passed away on Wednesday (17Oct07) night at his home in...

Sinatra + Madonna's Clarinet Man Dead At 84

MAHLON CLARK, an in-demand clarinetist who performed with FRANK SINATRA and MADONNA, has died in Los Angeles. Renowned for his performances on a series of film soundtracks, including When Harry Met Sally and DICk Tracy,...

Rush Hour Pair Team Up For Sinatra Story

CHRIS TUCKER is to play FRANK SINATRA's longtime valet GEORGE JACOBS in a new movie by his RUSH HOUR director BRETT RATNER. Tucker has been spending time with Jacobs in Las Vegas to prepare for...

Caine In Awe After Flying With Sinatra

SIR MICHAEL CAINE was "overwhelmed" when he shared a private jet with the legendary FRANK SINATRA, because he suddenly realised the magnitude of his fame. The 74-year-old British actor was dating Sinatra's daughter, Nancy, during...

Unreleased Vandross Duets To Be Released

Unreleased duets beloved R+B star LUTHER VANDROSS recorded with BEYONCE KNOWLES and FRANK SINATRA are to feature in a new box set of the late star's hits. The comprehensive new four-CD collection, LOVE, LUTHER, features...

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