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Sinatra

Francis Albert, known as Frank. 1915--98, US popular singer and film actor. His recordings include "One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)" (1955) and "My Way" (1969)
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He has been in the spotlight for 15-years now, and during that time he has perfected the Sinatra swagger, voice and walk -- some even say he has got it down so well that the resemblance is eerie.
Mrs Sinatra founded the non-profit centre in 1986 to provide therapy and other support to young victims of physical, sexual and emotional abuse.
The couple founded the Barbara Sinatra Children's Centre charity in 1986.
Legend has it that Sinatra would hoist up a Jack Daniels flag on a pole between the twin palms, a sign that there would be a party that night, an invite for his friends in the neighborhood.
It's a great experience and, after an hour or so in the museum, it's pleasant and rewarding to wander through the 'Mile Square City' finding the Sinatra sites.
Pop into 'Sparky' Spaccavento's down-toearth lunch place, run by his son 'Patty Boy' and containing 300 Sinatra photos and paintings on the walls.
Sinatra was unable to adapt to the new trend; it just didn't fit with his tuxedo and bowtie style.
But Sinatra was humbled when he met a little girl who asked him: "What colour is the wind?
An egomaniac who drove not just one, but two women (ex-wives Nancy Sinatra and Ava Gardner) to abort his children, fearing for his further involvement in their lives, Sinatra was also a hotel room-trashing, telephone-throwing, mafia-idolizing serial adulterer who once accidentally shot a man while out joyriding and gun-shooting with onetime-paramour Gardner.
Though Sinatra has been accused of creating a tough-childhood mythology, and some family members have said they never saw him taunted for his Italian heritage and seldom if ever saw him in fights, he did come away from spending his formative years in an immigrant neighborhood with an aversion to prejudice.
Barbara Sinatra pointed out that Frank Sinatra did not leave anything to Ronan Farrow in his will.
Farrow told the magazine that she and Sinatra ''never really split up'' and when asked if Ronan Farrow might actually be Sinatra's son, she answered, ''Possibly.