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Frank Sinatra


John Kennedy cancelled a stay at Frank Sinatra’s home because of Sinatra’s ties to Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana.
  film actor and singer of popular hits such as Strangers in the Night and My Way (1915-1998)
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  • John Kennedy cancelled a stay at Frank Sinatra’s home because of Sinatra’s ties to Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana.
  • I hesitate for a split second, long enough to place the tune—Frank Sinatra, "New York, New York"—and say a prayer of thanks that the Pugs aren’t witness to my mom’s impromptu performance.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • I was debonair, a ladies’ man, a young Frank Sinatra.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • They were going to the Riviera nightclub in Fort Lee, the place where Frank Sinatra sometimes sang, where Martin and Lewis did their comedy act and Pupi Campo and his band played Latin music.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event

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  • Cordelia likes June Allyson, but she also likes Frank Sinatra and Betty Hutton.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • He stuffed a Latin-English dictionary into his saddlebag while the Frank Sinatra music oozed from his boom box.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Dad wants Frank Sinatra.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Then the martial strains of "Anchors Aweigh" blared out, followed by "High Hopes," sung by Frank Sinatra.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • On the shelf over Chiron’s desk sat an old-fashioned boom box with cassette tapes labeled "Dean Martin" and "Frank Sinatra" and "Greatest Hits of the 40s."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • They were strange antiques to him, like his mom’s turntable or his teacher Chiron’s Frank Sinatra cassette tapes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune

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  • The bad women bring out sandwiches and pour more beer and when we finish eating they put on Frank Sinatra records and ask if anyone would like to dance.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • If I ever do finish it, though, I give you my word of honor: there won’t be a part for Frank Sinatra or John Wayne.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • And I’d been ready to throw it away, or at least bend it a bit, for a Frank Sinatra wanna-be who would have easily settled for Meghan from Ohio.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Through Ben I met some extraordinary people—people including Liza Minnelli, Cleo Laine, Gregory Peck, Frank Sinatra and John Denver.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Then he started impersonating Frank Sinatra, singing "New York, New York" off-key and doing his lounge-lizard dance.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • They are three-quarters show biz, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Gleason and Toots Shor, drinking buddies from way back, and they’re accompanied by a well-dressed man with a bulldog mug, one J. Edgar Hoover.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Frank Sinatra and John Kennedy have shared many laughs, many drinks, and, as the FBI suggests, a woman or two.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The young Frank Sinatra again.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • ’You’ll pretend you were men instead of babies, and you’ll be played in the movies by Frank Sinatra and John Wayne or some of those other glamorous, war-loving, dirty old men.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Her three marriages aren’t socially acceptable in the Kennedys’ Catholic world, nor is her affair with Frank Sinatra.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The president has moved on, putting as much distance between himself and Marilyn as he did between himself and Frank Sinatra.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The Maasdam docks in Hoboken, New Jersey—Frank Sinatra’s hometown—on June 13, 1962.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Her amber eyes sparkle with excitement; she is not showing a hint of fatigue despite having stayed up until 4:00 A.M. The booze flowed freely at preinaugural celebrations thrown by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Leonard Bernstein.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In early 1962, as President Kennedy’s visit to Palm Springs is being planned, a Justice Department investigation into organized crime reveals that singer Frank Sinatra is deeply involved with the Mafia.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Frank Sinatra appears, a disembodied voice, sliding around on the tune like someone slipping on a muddy sidewalk.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Frank Sinatra is The Singing Marshmallow, Betty Hutton is The Human Grindstone.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • He knows he has offended good friend and longtime supporter Frank Sinatra by canceling his plans to spend the weekend at Sinatra’s house and staying at the home of Crosby, a Republican, of all things—but the president will deal with that symbolism later.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • In fact, Hoover has years of files documenting the close relationship between Sinatra, the Kennedys, and high-profile members of the Mafia such as Giancana—who wears a sapphire pinkie ring given to him by none other than Frank Sinatra.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • No, wait—she remembers—Frank Sinatra’s opening at the Sands, where they celebrated Rusty’s sixty-fifth birthday.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • He stopped to chat with Frank Sinatra and his young actress wife, a nymph in a boy’s haircut and a butterfly mask.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Frank Sinatra became a Republican in the years after John Kennedy’s Palm Springs snub and was a well-known supporter of President Ronald Reagan.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The famous entertainers attending the previous night’s parties were promised prime seats for this pivotal moment in American history, but owing to the cold and a 100-proof celebration that stretched into the wee small hours, singer Frank Sinatra, actor Peter Lawford, and composer Leonard Bernstein—along with a host of others—opted to sleep late and watch the event on television.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Or it might have started that October night in 1962 when JFK severed his ties with Sam Giancana, Frank Sinatra, and the Mafia, then stood back and did nothing as his brother Bobby zealously prosecuted organized crime.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
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