(From the Guestbook page
and the online book Frank Sinatra: An American Legend
by Nancy Sinatra
APRIL 1821, 1983:
He played a prestigious four-day engagement at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
APRIL 1215, 2021, 1979:
He performed for six nights at Resorts International in Atlantic City.
APRIL 12MAY 23, 1977:
After a week at home, Dad went on the road with a series of appearances in small venues: the Circle Star Theater in San Carlos, California, the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and a week with Dean Martin at the Westchester Premier Theater in Tarrytown, New York.
APRIL 827, 1974:
Frank began a tour to benefit the Variety Clubs International, appearing for the first time since 1963 at New York's Carnegie Hall. In Variety
one critic wrote: "He did everything right. They shook, yelled, stomped, clapped together, stood up at least five times." Mary Campbell of the Associated Press added, "He proved he's still Chairman of the Board." At $150 a head, the show brought in $250,000 for the show business charity that protects homeless, abused and orphaned children. The tour took him next to Providence, Detroit, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Chicago.
APRIL 2022, 1973:
Dad's old friend Princess Grace and her husband, Prince Rainier, spent the Easter weekend as his house-guests in Palm Springs.
APRIL 21, 1970:
Frank did a week at Caesars in Vegas, but his right hand was bothering him. Doctors diagnosed it as Dupuytren's contracture, which he had surgically corrected later.
APRIL 13MAY 3, 1966:
Back to the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas.
APRIL 1823, 1962:
Dad and his band began a World Tour for Children. Before his departure, he told a press conference that he, as an "overprivileged adult, ought to help underprivileged children." He paid all of the expenses.
APRIL 1921, 1961:
He performed benefit concerts in Mexico City.
APRIL 922, 1958:
Back at the Sands, he played two shows a night for two solid weeks to the usual SRO crowds.
APRIL 21, 1947:
Dad starred with Lucille Ball and Bob Hope in the Screen Guild Theater radio production of Too Many Husbands
APRIL 128, 1942:
Back in New York after a series of one-nighters in the Midwest, the [Tommy Dorsey] band returned for a blockbuster month at the Paramount.
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