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JUNE 23, 1995
Duets certified 3x multi-platinum; Duets II certified platinum
Duets went Multiplatinum.
APRIL 13, 1984
FS and Quincy Jones joined to record the album L.A. Is My Lady in New York City at A&M studios. Songs: “Until the Real Thing Comes Along,” “After You’ve Gone” and “L.A. Is My Lady.”
AUGUST 20, 1982
In the Dominican Republic he gave a concert that was later shown on U.S. television as The Concert for the Americas.
DECEMBER 12, 1979
FS celebrates 40 years in show business on his 64th birthday with a huge celebration at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.
OCTOBER 13, 1974
At Madison Square Garden, “The Main Event” was staged in a boxing ring and hosted by sportscaster Howard Cosell. The show was broadcast live around the world. Album “The Main Event” followed.
DECEMBER 30, 1968
Recording “My Way”
MARCH 15, 1966
FS wins 3 Grammy Awards: Album of the Year for “September of My Years,” Best Male Vocal Performance for “It Was A Very Good Year,” and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
JUNE 20, 1965
Frank organized a “summit meeting” of the Rat Pack in St. Louis (hosted by Johnny Carson) as a benefit for Dismas House of St. Louis. It aired on a closed-circuit TV transmission under the title “The Frank Sinatra Spectacular.”