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Pat Boone

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Birthday
1, 1934
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1934 (age 83)
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL

About

American singer and composer who became one of the highest charting singers in the late 1950s. He was known for covering the work of many black R&B singers. He also hosted the show The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom.

Before Fame

He attended three colleges before graduating. He at one point claimed to have been a descendent of pioneer Daniel Boone.

Trivia

His book Twixt Twelve and Twenty was a bestseller in the 1950s.

Family Life

He married Shirley Boone on November 7, 1953 and they had four children together. His daughter Debby Boone was a successful pop singer in her own right, with her 1977 single "You Light Up My Life" spending 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Associated With

A young Elvis Presley opened for Boone at shows in the 1950s.

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