December 12th marks what would have been the 100th birthday of legendary performer Frank Sinatra. While it has been several decades since the man with the unmistakable blue eyes commanded the stage at iconic venues up and down the Las Vegas Strip, it is undeniable that his presence and impact are still felt. To help celebrate his 100th birthday the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has created a multimedia tribute, including an exclusive interview with Sinatra’s daughter and granddaughter reflecting on the influence he had on Las Vegas.
Frank Sinatra is revered for the performances he gave at many distinguished Las Vegas venues, including Caesars Palace, The Golden Nugget and The Sands Hotel and Casino. These performances have stood the test of time and have continued to dazzle fans eras after the final curtain closed. Many Las Vegans have credited him as the star who turned Las Vegas into a top entertainment destination. A bevy of A-List performers have called the stages of Las Vegas home over the course of many decades, paving the way for the iconic residencies of today that Las Vegas has become known for, including Celine Dion, Diana Ross and Elton John.
“The name Frank Sinatra is synonymous with Las Vegas,” said Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “He was an entertainment legend and helped put Las Vegas on the map as the Entertainment Capital of the World.”
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