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Sinatra Family Ask Videomakers To Go Fly With Them

22nd November 2006

FRANK SINATRA's family are calling on budding cyberspace videomakers to turn the crooner's classic COME FLY WITH ME into a new short film. Daughter TINA SINATRA and the Sinatra estate bosses have teamed up with...

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Lollobrigida To Wed In Rome Next Year

21st November 2006

LATEST: Italian actress GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA will marry a man 34 years her junior in Rome in January (07). The 79-year-old star, who was hailed as the most beautiful woman in the world in her youth,...

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North By Northwest Tops Style Poll

17th October 2006

ALFRED HITCHCOCK's classic movie NORTH BY NORTHWEST has topped a poll naming the most stylish films of all time. The 1959 thriller, which stars CARY GRANT and EVA MARIE SAINT, had the most influence on...

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Gardner And Sinatra Thief Sentenced

5th October 2006

A woman has been sentenced to 30 months for stealing prized heirlooms and original FRANK SINATRA recordings from the estate of late Hollywood star AVA GARDNER. Prosecutors say RENEE SYKES took more than $1...

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John Conte Dies

6th September 2006

Hollywood veteran JOHN CONTE has died at the age of 90. Conte passed away on Monday (04SEP06) at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California of natural causes, a hospital spokesperson has confirmed. During...

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Bon Jovi Considers The End Of His Acting Career

18th August 2006

Rocker JON BON JOVI is set to give his Hollywood career one more try, but accepts he's not really cut out to be a movie star. Despite taking acting lessons and making his mark in...

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Bon Jovi Regrets Snubbing Sinatra

18th August 2006

JON BON JOVI will take his biggest regret to the grave - he never met his hero FRANK SINATRA. The rocker admits he had many opportunities to meet his idol but was never mature enough...

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Aimee Mann Joins In The Christmas Fun

12th August 2006

Singer/songwriter AIMEE MANN has joined the summer Christmas (06) festivities after recording an album of holiday tunes for a new album. Mann joins BOOTSY COLLINS, country star WYNONNA and SARAH MCLACHLAN among the stars currently...

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Sinatra Biographer Keen To End Family Feud

6th August 2006

FRANK SINATRA's leading biographer ANTHONY SUMMERS is hoping to end the feud between himself and the crooner's family by meeting with Ol' Blue Eyes' daughter TINA. The Sinatra estate has dismissed claims the singer battled...

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Foxx Proud Of His Exclusive Club

3rd August 2006

JAMIE FOXX is a member of a very exclusive club alongside FRANK SINATRA, BING CROSBY and BARBRA STREISAND - they are the only people to have won an Academy Awards and topped the US charts....

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Ocean's 13 Stars Get Their Own Poker Lounge

3rd August 2006

OCEAN'S ELEVEN producer JERRY WEINTRAUB has built an exclusive on-set poker lounge for the cast and crew of sequel OCEAN'S 13. Stars like GEORGE CLOONEY and BRAD PITT will be able to gamble and live...

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Experts Reveal Sinatra Was A Functioning Alcoholic

31st July 2006

FRANK SINATRA was a functioning alcoholic, who went cold turkey on his love of booze and cigarettes in the weeks running up to recording sessions to save his voice. The late crooner's biographers, ANTHONY SUMMERS...

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The Things They Say 2564

31st July 2006

"You know what? I'm not a big fan of the movie. I thought the scenes went on so long it was like watching paint dry." PATRICK SWAYZE didn't take inspiration from the original FRANK SINATRA...

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Sinatra Biographers Question New Lovechild Claims

31st July 2006

LATEST: FRANK SINATRA's celebrated biographers ROBBYN SWAN and ANTHONY SUMMERS are questioning claims by a 50-something Arizona woman that she's Ol' Blue Eyes' lovechild - because part of her story doesn't add up. JULIE LYMA...

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Sinatra Biographers Uncover Truth About Mafia Ties

27th July 2006

FRANK SINATRA biographers ANTHONY SUMMERS and ROBBYN SWAN have unearthed new evidence linking the late crooner to the Mafia, thanks to the confession of a dying mob boss. The husband-and-wife team published SINATRA: THE LIFE...

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Fascinating Fact 1849

27th July 2006

SLIPKNOT stars COREY TAYLOR and JAMES ROOT have shot their new STONE SOUR video for THROUGH GLASS in FRANK SINATRA's former Chatsworth, California hilltop home. POISON star CC DeVILLE has a cameo in the promo.

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New Book Exposes Peggy Lee As Hypochondriac

21st July 2006

Late jazz legend PEGGY LEE's darkest secrets are set to be exposed in a revealing new biography linking her romantically to NAT KING COLE and FRANK SINATRA and detailing the extent of her painful stage...

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Lloyd Webber Company Sued Over Sinatra Music Clearance

20th July 2006

Composer SIR ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER's theatre company is being sued for $270,000 (GBP150,000) for allegedly not obtaining permission to use some songs in its London production of SINATRA. Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Company owns the...

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Bon Jovi Proud His Lyric Empowered Generation

19th July 2006

JON BON JOVI is pleased he refused to let his BON JOVI bandmate RICHIE SAMBORA persuade him to remove a FRANK SINATRA reference from hit song IT'S MY LIFE, because it's the lyric he's most...

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Sinatra's Pianist Dies

16th July 2006

BILL MILLER, who was FRANK SINATRA's pianist for nearly 50 years until the singer's last performance in 1995, has died at the age of 91. When Sinatra suffered a fatal heart attack in 1998, aged...

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Biography Exposes Sinatra Suicide Attempt

9th July 2006

FRANK SINATRA once attempted suicide when his wife AVA GARDNER left him, according to an explosive new expose. Biographer LEE SERVER claims the late crooner's tempestuous romance with the movie legend was doomed from the...

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Mathis Honoured With Ella Award

14th June 2006

Pop legend JOHNNY MATHIS will become the 15th recipient of the Society of Singers' Ella Award at a ceremony in California in September (06). The prize is named after ELLA FITZGERALD, the first ever winner....

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Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Duets Album

14th June 2006

TONY BENNETT is to follow his mentor FRANK SINATRA's example and celebrate his 80th birthday with an album of duets. The legendary crooner will team up with the likes of STING, BONO, SIR ELTON JOHN,...

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Minnelli Plans Tribute Album To Godmother Thompson

8th June 2006

LIZA MINNELLI is planning an album chart comeback by paying tribute to her godmother KAY THOMPSON. The CABARET star is recording Thompson's classics for new album THE GODMOTHER + THE GODDAUGHTER, which will include a...

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Conrad To Tell All In New Book

7th June 2006

Veteran British actor JESS CONRAD promises to expose details of his romances with BRIGITTE BARDOT, DIANA DORS and AVA GARDNER in his autobiography. The 70-year-old enjoyed success in the UK in the 1960s as a...

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Sinatra's Wig For Sale

6th June 2006

Late crooner FRANK SINATRA's wig has gone up for sale on internet auction site eBay. The opening bid for the hairpiece, worn by the WITCHCRAFT singer throughout the 1990s, is $2,000 (GBP1,100). The wig is...

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Fascinating Fact 1576

1st June 2006

MICHAEL BOLTON and fiancee NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN sing a duet on his new album BOLTON SWINGS SINATRA, but they also have another link to the famous crooner. Sheridan grew up in a house once owned by...

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The Things They Say 2144

1st June 2006

"I think I'm gonna be out on the road for about 10 months and I plan on the Sinatra lighter coming out on tour with me; I'm just gonna take it with me for special...

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Fascinating Fact 1572

1st June 2006

Crooner MICHAEL BOLTON's FRANK SINATRA tribute album has flopped in its first week on release in the US - BOLTON SWINGS SINATRA, which features a duet between the singer and his fiancee, actress NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN,...

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Fascinating Fact 1535

25th May 2006

FRANK SINATRA's daughter TINA is so impressed with crooner MICHAEL BOLTON's tributes to her father on his new album MICHAEL BOLTON SWINGS SINATRA she has given him one of the late legend's inscribed gold lighters...

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