"Lena Horne and Eleanor Roosevelt in Mrs. Roosevelt’s Manhattan apartment prior to their appearance on 'The Frank Sinatra Timex Show' on January 26, 1960. Ms. Horne worked with the former first lady to pass anti-lynching legislation. Photo via Bettman/Corbis."
"There were images from Peter Lawford's beach house from 1960 with Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Peter Lawford, Patricia Kennedy Lawford and May Britt, Sammy Davis Jr's wife. They're all sitting around in beachwear, someone's got a Polaroid camera and they're all playing with it. Lawford's beach house is part of Rat Pack lore because that's where the Kennedys and the Rat Pack partied. But to see Marilyn Monroe among them in a picture at that time is just shocking."
MAY 4, 1998 - "Frank Sinatra, the singer and actor whose extraordinary voice elevated popular song into an art, died on Thursday night in Los Angeles. He was 82." Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/1212.html