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1. Frank Sinatra was born on what date?
2. What city was Francis Albert Sinatra born in?
3. While still in high school, Sinatra saw which performer live, an event which inspired him to become a solo vocalist?
4. What was the name of the establishment where Frank Sinatra played his first professional gig?
5. What school did Sinatra enroll in, but quit after just 1 and a half semesters?
6. What condition exempted Frank Sinatra from military service during World War II?
7. About Sinatra's unique phrasing of lyrics, which pop singer is credited with saying the following: 'He was the greatest intrepreter of lyrics that ever lived. He could sing the telephone book and make you believe it'?
8. Sinatra had a series of heartbreaks and misfortunes in the late 1940s. He even lost his voice for a time due to two throat hemmorhages, but in 1953 he rebounded and surprised the world with his soulful performance in the movie 'From Here to Eternity'. Who was the character that he played?
9. It is well known that Frank Sinatra contributed his reworked version of 'High Hopes' as the JFK presidential campaign theme song in 1960. Four years earlier, Sinatra performed at the 1956 Democratic convention for which presidential candidate?
10. After JFK became Commander-In-Chief, Sinatra introduced one of his girlfriends, Judith Campbell Exner, to the charismatic leader of the free world. However, in a move that upset the Camelot President, Sinatra also set up Exner with which Chicago gangster?
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