Sinatra, Martin to receive stars in Las Vegas

Singer Dean Martin helps crooner Frank Sinatra adjust a microphone stand at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 15, 1963, during a concert to celebrate the safe return of Sinatra's kidnapped son. Sinatra and Martin were joined by several others of the Sinatra "clan." (AP Photo)

February 9, 2010 10:24:39 AM PST
Sin City is paying homage to iconic singers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin by giving them each a place on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. Las Vegas Walk of Stars spokesman Pablo Castro Zavala said stars for the crooners would be unveiled Feb. 22 in a ceremony at the Flamingo Las Vegas casino-resort. The stars will then be placed in the sidewalk outside the Flamingo on the Las Vegas Strip.

Sinatra and Martin are icons of Sin City entertainment because of their appearances on stage, in film and on television.

The Rat Pack performers appeared in the 1960 movie "Ocean's Eleven," about a plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night.

Officials say Dean Martin's daughter Deana Martin will accept his star on behalf of her father.


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