Francis Albert Sinatra (1915 - 1998) MP

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Birthplace: Hoboken, NJ, USA
Death: Died in Los Angeles, CA, USA
Cause of death: Heart attack.
Occupation: Singer, Actor, Producer, Director, Conductor
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Francis Albert Sinatra

Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer and motion-picture actor who became one of the most sought-after performers in the entertainment industry; he is often hailed as the greatest American singer of 20th-century popular music.

Sinatra entertained the world for six decades. He has earned numerous awards and recognitions.

AWARDS, CITATIONS AND HONORS

   * Inductee into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame (1980)
   * Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Medal of Honor Award (1983)
   * Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded by President Ronald Reagan (1985)
   * Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from the Stevens Institute of Technology (1985)
   * Lifetime Achievement Award from the NAACP (1987)
   * Society of Singers Lifetime Achievement Award (1990)
   * Congressional Gold Medal (1997)
   * Named as the "Greatest Voice of the Twentieth Century" by BBC Radio 2 (2001)[1]
   * Each year on Sinatra's birthday, (December 12), the Empire State Building lights up with blue lights in reference to Sinatra's nickname, "Ol' Blue Eyes".
   * Honorary membership of Alpha Phi Delta
   * Was ranked among Quigley's Top Ten Money-Makers Poll five times—1956(10), 1957(5), 1958(10), 1959(7) and 1960(8)
   * Sinatra has three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:
         o For his contribution to Motion pictures at 1600 Vine Street
         o For his contribution to Recording at 1637 Vine Street
         o For his contribution to Television at 6538 Hollywood Blvd.
   * Frank Sinatra is inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame. (2007)

The U.S. Postal Service issued a 42-cent postage stamp in honor of Sinatra on May 13, 2008.