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Frank Sinatra

Birth:  Dec. 12, 1915
Death:  May 14, 1998

Singer, Actor, Entertainer. He began his career in the 1930s and achieved widespread national popularity in the early 1940s. Nicknamed "Old Blue Eyes," he attained the pinnacle of his success in the music industry in the 1950s and 1960s with albums such as "Wee Small Hours" (1955), "Come Fly with Me" (1958), and "Nice 'N' Easy" (1960). He started Reprise Records in 1962, and won an Academy Award for his role as 'Angelo Maggio' in the motion picture "From Here to Eternity" (1953). Other major films he appeared in include "Young at Heart" (1954), "Guys and Dolls" (1955), and "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962).
Death due to heart attack.