On this day in 1998, The Legend himself Frank Sinatra died of a heart attack at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles aged 82.
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, director and producer born in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Sinatra begun his career in 1935 in the swing era as a boy singer with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey.
In 1946 he released his first of many albums “Voice of Frank Sinatra”.
Known as the greatest singer in American pop history and one of the most successful entertainers of the 20th century, he was the first modern pop star, gathering huge crowds with his solo appearances.
His career was filled with countless recordings, films, television, performances in nightclubs, concert halls and sports arenas.
His contribution to the American Culture was rewarded with a television star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the designation of May 13th as the Frank Sinatra Day in 2008.
Many of his biggest successes are timeless and will always be heard and remember, like “Killing Me Softly”, “Strangers in the Night”, “New York, New York”, “My Way”, “Fly Me to the Moon”, and many more.