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- Singer, actor, Chairman of the Board. It's Frank's world, we just live in it.
- Huge support of John F. Kennedy.
- Slept with Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Kim Novak, Juliet Prowse, Judith Exner.
- Close personal friend of Ronald Reagan, as well as Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, Don Rickles, and a bunch of mobsters.
|12 Dec 1915
||Francis Albert Sinatra born, Hoboken NJ.
||"Get your hand off the suit, creep." To House Speaker Sam Rayburn, at the Democratic National Convention, as Rayburn requested Sinatra sing The Yellow Rose of Texas.
||Asked about his religious beliefs, Frank Sinatra tells Playboy magazine: "I'm for anything that gets you through the night, be it prayer, tranquilizers, or a bottle of Jack Daniels. But to me religion is a deeply personal thing in which man and God go it alone together, without the witch doctor in the middle."
||Glen Campbell performs as a session musician for "Strangers in the Night." Sinatra inquires: "Who is the fag guitar player?"
||"I finally found a broad I can cheat on." Commenting on wife Mia Farrow.
|6 Nov 1969
||Manson Family member Susan Atkins tells her cellmate that Steve McQueen, Richard Burton, Tom Jones, and Frank Sinatra are on their "death list."
||After a scuffle with reporters at the Melbourne Australia airport, Sinatra later describes the journalists as "bums," "parasites," "hookers," "pimps," and "a bunch of fags."
|2 Jul 1978
||Dean Martin roasts Frank Sinatra.
|23 May 1985
||President Ronald Reagan personally honors an unlikely duo with the Presidential Medal of Freedom: Frank Sinatra and Mother Teresa.