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Frank Sinatra - An Entertainer for 6 Decades
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18 November 2009

Frank Sinatra - An Entertainer for 6 Decades

Ol' Blue Eyes, the Chairman of the Board, and the man everyone could recognize as simply “The Voice”: That was Francis Albert Sinatra. Born on December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sinatra was the son of a fire-fighting boxer and a politically-driven mother.

To anyone examining Frank's legacy, it seems his career spanned the entire 1900s - a accolade that isn't far off the truth at all. Sinatra was a singer, award-winning actor, and a director and producer of both film and music. When he died in 1998, the world lost one its most famous and most talented icons.

Sinatra started out his life wanting to be a professional sportswriter. It wasn't until hearing Bing Crosby on the radio that a young Sinatra decided to give singing a try. Around the time WWII started, Sinatra's singing career began to take off.

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World’s Most Expensive Properties - Aaron Spelling's Mansion
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09 July 2009

World’s Most Expensive Properties - Aaron Spelling's MansionThe late Aaron Spelling is known for introducing a generation of teens to such primetime classics as Beverly Hills, 90210, and Melrose Place, as well as a long list of other hit shows and high-grossing movies over the years. His home just outside of Los Angeles, California, “The Manor,” is considered one of the world’s 10 most expensive properties.

The legendary producer had the home built in 1991 and made sure to include all the luxuries that any self-respecting entertainment mogul could ever want. The Manor was built atop the lot where Bing Crosby’s former home stood. Spelling spent an estimated $47-million on the mansion.

The Manor contains over 56,000 square-feet of floor space, making it the largest single-family (residence) home in all of Hollywood. Although it rests only on a six-acre lot, the home easily stands out amongst all other of Hollywood’s large and robust dwellings.

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