Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday: 100 things about the life and times of an American legend

Mar 05, 2015 615

A legend, a life, a complex man and The Voice of the 20th Century. Frank Sinatra, who would've been 100 this year, was a man of contradiction. Small and slight, he towered over popular culture. He projected strength and confidence, despite suffering from depression throughout his adult life.

"We'll never see anyone like that again" – we often hear that phrase when it comes to long-gone greats. In Sinatra's case, it's hard to imagine anyone with his output – a massive number of songs and films that dwarf anything in today's era, where big releases are timed, scheduled and "set up" with lengthy marketing campaigns.

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