Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack are widely credited with helping end segregation in Las Vegas, by refusing to perform in venues that wouldn’t allow blacks.
After gaining a job as a singing waiter in 1938, Frank Sinatra boasted that he would “become so big that no one could ever touch him”.
Frank Sinatra was buried with a bottle of Jack Daniels and a pack of Camel cigarettes.
Frank Sinatra helped as a liaison between the leader of Chicago’s mafia and the Kennedy family during the ’60 primary, in order to get Union backing. When Kennedy reneged on his promises after being elected Sinatra was punished by having to play 8 straight nights at the crime bosses club.