Oct 23, 2013
Music has been a key influence in St. George drummer's life
With the desire to become a drummer, 7-year-old Frank Dominic Cerro began his music career by playing piano and singing with the Grace Church Choir in Newark, N.J. Now all grown up and known as Franky Dee, the musician has realized his dream.
Remembering Roger Ebert, Les Blank, Annette Funicello and More...
Reel-Important People is a monthly column that highlights those individuals in or related to the movies who have left us in recent weeks.
Annette Funicello, beach blanket feminist
Damn Margaret Thatcher and her cotton-candy hairdo, sensible power suits and slightly less sensible pumps, her love for free-market capitalism, hatred of feminists and free school milk.
Mouseketeer, film star Annette Funicello dies
Annette Funicello, who became a child star as a perky, cute-as-a-button Mouseketeer on "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s, then teamed up with Frankie Avalon in a string of '60s fun-in-the-sun movies with titles like "Beach Blanket Bingo" and "Bikini Beach," died Monday.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Annette Funicello dead
Walt Disney wouldn't allow Annette Funicello to wear a bikini until the last installment of the "Bikini Beach" movies, according to Kelly Killoren Bensimon's "The Bikini Book," published by Assouline.