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Sinatra Signs Deal With Warner

29th November 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 6286

26th November 2007

"We acquired an astonishing number of eminent fans: several secretaries of state, chiefs of staff, chancellors of universities. FRANK SINATRA never missed a show, and TOM HANKS knows the name of every episode." PATRICK STEWART...

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Maclaine: 'Sinatra Was Haunted By Musical Past Life'

20th November 2007

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...

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Rat Pack Survivor Joey Bishop Dies

19th October 2007

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...

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Joey Bishop Dies

18th October 2007

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...

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Joey Bishop Dies

18th October 2007

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...

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Sinatra + Madonna's Clarinet Man Dead At 84

3rd October 2007

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,...

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Rush Hour Pair Team Up For Sinatra Story

20th September 2007

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...

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The Things They Say 5600

14th September 2007

"People are going to say things. Like MARILYN and JFK (former U.S. president John F. Kennedy) or FRANK SINATRA. It's just history repeating itself." Hollywood actress LINDSAY LOHAN compares her liaison with British model CALUM...

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Caine In Awe After Flying With Sinatra

8th September 2007

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...

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Unreleased Vandross Duets To Be Released

11th August 2007

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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Walk Of Fame Stars Removed

10th August 2007

CHARLTON HESTON, FRANK SINATRA and CARY GRANT's stars are among 60 honours that have been removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame to make way for a new hotel-shopping-housing project. Many of the stars disintegrated...

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Sinatra Sent Boone A Baseball Mask After Biking Accident

18th June 2007

FRANK SINATRA once poked fun at pal PAT BOONE after the LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND crooner seriously injured himself in a cycling accident - by sending him a baseball catcher's mask. Boone admits he...

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Sinatra Car Sells For Gbp5,700

28th May 2007

A car owned by FRANK SINATRA has sold for a mere GBP5,700 ($11,400) at a British auction yesterday (27May07). The Chrysler Le Baron was the last car owned and driven by the former Rat Pack...

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Sinatra Was Snubbed By President Johnson

7th May 2007

Singing legend FRANK SINATRA was shunned by the White House after former president LYNDON B. JOHNSON accused him being an "unsuitable" dinner guest. The crooner often enjoyed state dinners with John F. Kennedy, but Sinatra...

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Halle Berry Enters Walk Of Fame

4th April 2007

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.Berry's star is the 2,333rd on the prestigious walkway, which honours people who have made a significant contribution to the entertainment...

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Travolta Stunned By Connery's Dance Invitation

2nd April 2007

Hollywood star JOHN TRAVOLTA was stunned when acting veteran SIR SEAN CONNERY personally asked to dance with him. The star, who showcased his fancy footwork in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER and GREASE, admits he was shocked...

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Almond Plans A Comeback With Sanctuary

28th March 2007

Former SOFT CELL star MARC ALMOND is staging a comeback following a 2004 motorcycle accident that almost killed him, by signing to a new record label. The TAINTED LOVE singer has signed a major new...

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Bracken Crowned Champ Of Dancing On Ice

18th March 2007

Rugby player Kyran Bracken has been crowned champion of the ITV1 show Dancing on Ice along with his skating partner Melanie Lambert.Bracken was the bookmakers' favourite going into the final, which also included actress Clare...

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Sinatra's Vinyl Debut Up For Sale

9th March 2007

Singing legend FRANK SINATRA's debut vinyl release is up for sale on auction site eBay.com. Ol' Blue Eyes' rendition of STARS IN YOUR EYES was recorded in New York City in 1935, when the star...

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Stars Record Birthday Tribute For Fitzgerald

6th March 2007

LINDA RONSTADT, GLADYS KNIGHT, CHAKA KHAN and NATALIE COLE are among the stars contributing songs to an album celebrating what would have been music legend ELLA FITZGERALD'S 90th birthday. Fitzgerald, also known as the First...

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The Godfather's Mandolin Man Dead At 87

24th February 2007

AL VIOLA, the man who played the haunting mandolin on THE GODFATHER soundtrack has died after a battle with cancer. He was 87. Viola became an in-demand guitar player in Hollywood after World War Two...

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Guitarist And Las Vegas Lounge Pioneer Kaye Dies

20th February 2007

Singer/guitarist MARY KAYE, who is credited with introducing the word "lounge" into Las Vegas shows, has died of heart and respiratory failure. She was 83. Kaye, who had been in declining health, died Saturday (17FEB07)...

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White Stripes Sign To Warner

15th February 2007

Rockers THE WHITE STRIPES have signed a record deal with Warner Bros Records, the home of MADONNA, CHER, FRANK SINATRA and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS. The band have been label-less since ending their last deal...

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Costume Designer Donfeld Dies

9th February 2007

Oscar-nominated costume designer DONFELD died on Saturday (03FEB07) at the Temple City, California home of his brother after a brief illness. He was 72. Donfeld, born DONALD LEE FELD, received his first Academy Award nomination...

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Sinatra's Car Up For Sale

18th January 2007

The last car that music legend FRANK SINATRA owned is up for sale in a British motoring magazine for GBP20,000 ($39,000). The COME FLY WITH ME crooner was given the 1985 automatic Chrysler LeBaron by...

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Swank Receives Hollywood Star

9th January 2007

Hilary Swank has sealed her status as one of today's finest actors with a star on the famous Hollywood walk of fame.The 32-year-old actress first arrived in the Los Angeles city as a teenager with...

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Clooney: 'Ocean's Thirteen Will Be The Last'

16th December 2006

OCEAN'S THIRTEEN will be the last installment in the movie series, because GEORGE CLOONEY wants the franchise to end on a high note. Despite an all-star cast - including Clooney, BRAD PITT and MATT DAMON...

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Cbs Records Comes Alive

15th December 2006

CBS announced Thursday that it plans to revive CBS Records as a new music label. It said it will use the label to release music by artists appearing on its broadcast and cable networks. However,...

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