Happy Birthday Frankie Avalon!

ABOUT
He danced and acted with Annette Funicello in several beach party movies. As a recording artist, his song “Why” became the last #1 hit of the 1950s.

BEFORE FAME
He played the trumpet during his first television appearance at age twelve.

TRIVIA
He played roles in the iconic films, Beach Party and Beach Blanket Bingo.

FAMILY LIFE
He married former beauty pageant winner, Kathyrn Diebel, in 1963. They had eight children together.

ASSOCIATED WITH
He appeared in the John Wayne film, The Alamo.