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Frank Sinatra

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Definition film actor and singer of popular hits such as Strangers in the Night and My Way (1915-1998)
  • John Kennedy cancelled a stay at Frank Sinatra's home because of Sinatra's ties to Chicago mob boss Sam Giancana.
  • Then the martial strains of "Anchors Aweigh" blared out, followed by "High Hopes," sung by Frank Sinatra.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • Then he started impersonating Frank Sinatra, singing "New York, New York" off-key and doing his lounge-lizard dance.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cordelia likes June Allyson, but she also likes Frank Sinatra and Betty Hutton.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat's Eye
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • I was debonair, a ladies' man, a young Frank Sinatra.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Dad wants Frank Sinatra.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 liked Frank Sinatra for his brute power.
    David Wroblewski  --  The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

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