Connie Francis

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Connie Francis Battles Family for Suicide Fan's Bequest

Obsessed woman left singer $300K

(Newser) - An obsessed female fan of Connie Francis put $300,000 in assets in the Sixties singer's name—then shot herself days later. Now Francis, known for her old hits "Who's Sorry Now"  and "Where the Boys Are," is suing the fan's family to collect the money.... More »

"Bandstand" Turns Big Five-0

TV icon popped up on the schedule a half-century ago

(Newser) - Fifty years ago today at 3 pm in Philadelphia, what is now known as a summer replacement program debuted on the ABC TV network. That show, "American Bandstand," ran for 30-plus years. Its host, Dick Clark, frequently referred to as the oldest living teenager, introduced Chubby Checker, Frankie... More »

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