Friday, December 31, 2010

The Rat Pack (a little bit about the rat pack.)

The Rat Pack was started by Humphrey Bogart. It was a large group of actors. After the death of Bogart It was a group of five guys, Frank Sinatra (the leader), Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop.

The main members of the Rat Pack are of course Sinatra,Martin, and Davis.
Those three were also the singers of the Group. They would show up for each others concerts and give a small performances with wich ever one was singing.
Frank Sinatra eventually came to pretty much hate Peter Lawford.
The rat pack made lots of movies together such as: Robin and the 7 hoods, and Oceans 11.

  • Peter Lawford died on December 24, 1984 of cardiac arrest complicated by kidney and liver failure at the age of 61.
  • Sammy Davis, Jr. died at the age of 64 on May 16, 1990, of complications from throat cancer.
  • Dean Martin died at home on Christmas morning 1995, aged 78.
  • Frank Sinatra died on May 14, 1998, at the age of 82.
  • Joey Bishop, the last surviving and longest-lived (89) male Rat Pack member, died on October 17, 2007.

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