1939 - Born on the 8th of September, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1957 - He made a gradual transition from singer to actor.
1960 - He became known for his roles in the Beach Party film genre.
1962 - His four year domination of the charts was coming to an end, but his career wasn't.
- Frankie Avalon married Kathryn Diebel on the 26th of January, She was a former beauty pageant winner, and Avalon met her while playing cards at a friend's house.
1965 - He starred in episode 73 of the Patty Duke Show "A foggy day in Brooklyn Heights" as himself, when his car breaks down on the way to the airport.
- He became the U.S. national television spokesperson for Sonic Drive In.
1987 - He was reteamed with his "Beach Party" leading lady Annette Funicello in the retro film musical Back to the Beach.
2007 - He performed Beauty School Dropout with the five remaining contenders for the role of Sandy on the NBC reality show Grease.
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