Fats Domino

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Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Oct 25, 2017 (89)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Oct 25, 2017 (89)

About

French Creole singer/songwriter best known for such hits as "Blueberry Hill" and "The Girl Can't Help It." He amassed five gold records before 1955.

Before Fame

His first nationwide hit, The Fat Man, was released in 1950 and sold one million copies. He crossed over into pop with Ain't That a Shame from 1955, although Pat Boone's version was the one to reach No. 1.

Trivia

He and his family were initially thought to have perished in Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 natural disaster that wiped out his hometown of New Orleans. They survived, although most of their possessions were destroyed.

Family Life

He married Rosemary Hall on August 6, 1948. They had eight children together. His first language was Creole.

Associated With

He had a cameo in the 1980 movie Any Which Way You Can starring Clint Eastwood.

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