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  1. From Bo Derek to Pamela Anderson, 27 of Hollywood's Best Swimsuit MomentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... mankini. The beach party film series (think High School Musical in the 1960s) starred Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon traipsing around in quintessential '60s swimwear, though it almost wasn't so: Walt Disney, who still had Funicello under ...

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  2. Tricia's retro film review: Beach PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Beach Party is the 1963 movie starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. A group of teens head to the beach at the same time as Professor Sutwell comes to study them.

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  3. Jersey Boy Frankie Valli and Grease [PHOTOS/VIDEOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... song he'd be singing if he takes the on-camera role in the movie: "Beauty School Dropout." Another Frankie, Frankie Avalon took on the part, and sang "Beauty School Dropout." Its on the soundtrack, but was not one of the hits. Avalon did make money ...

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  4. Cuero man penning memories of friendship with actor John WayneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... with Wayne led to a speaking part in the 1960 movie "The Alamo" in which Hamilton appeared on screen with Frankie Avalon. In the new book, Hamilton recounts his time making "The Alamo," as well as tells tales of his visits with Wayne on the sets of ...

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  5. 'The John Wayne Film Collection' spans the Duke's body of workRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... stars as Davy Crockett alongside a truly all-star cast. There's Henry Fonda , Sean Connery , Richard Burton, Frankie Avalon, and lots of others! With such a bevy of talented players, as well as one of the most compelling stories in American history, ...

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  6. SNL Sketch: Bikini Beach Party Starring Charlize Theron and Taran KillamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Pleasant Morning Buzz

    ... from the classic film Bikini Beach Party . Taran Killam and Charlize Theron play the leads. It's a classic Frankie Avalon - Annette Funicello or Gidget movie, only Charlize's character's name is Gadget. They pretend to surf in front of a film of ...

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  7. Beach Party Apocalypse: 'How to Stuff a Wild Bikini'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... of sequels that the studio churned out over the next few years. Pairing aging Italian-American teen idol Frankie Avalon with buxom former Mousketeer Annette Funicello as "Frankie" and "Dee Dee" (allegedly named for Funicello's breasts), director ...

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  8. Class celebrates 50 years, '60s styleRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2014 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... resident who has helped plan the reunion for more than 25 years. Dinners, dances, a memorial service and a Frankie Avalon concert all appear on the itinerary for the class' 50th reunion, which officially kicked off Wednesday afternoon. About 142 ...

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  9. Beach Party Apocalypse: 'How to Stuff a Wild Bikini'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... of sequels that the studio churned out over the next few years. Pairing aging Italian-American teen idol Frankie Avalon with buxom former Mousketeer Annette Funicello as "Frankie" and "Dee Dee" (allegedly named for Funicello's breasts), director ...

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  10. Frankie Avalon show travels from beach parties to - Beauty School Dropout'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | The Doings Weekly

    More than 50 years after the young trumpet prodigy Frankie Avalon switched to singing and became a hit-making teen idol, with a nice side career in beach-party movies with Annette Funicello, he's still out there entertaining.

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  11. SNL Sketch: Bikini Beach Party Starring Charlize Theron and Taran KillamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Pleasant Morning Buzz

    ... from the classic film Bikini Beach Party . Taran Killam and Charlize Theron play the leads. It's a classic Frankie Avalon - Annette Funicello or Gidget movie, only Charlize's character's name is Gadget. They pretend to surf in front of a film of ...

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  12. The Web Monkey Speaks: Sorry. You Were Right.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | Bike Magazine

    ... to sell in the millions to an audience that still had its hopes and dreams pinned on Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon reteaming for "Beach Blanket Bingo V". But the initial commercial failure of the Velvet Underground doesn't mean that the band ...

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  13. Blue Water MemoriesRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | Times Herald

    ... "It's the same 'Beach Party' gang .... but this time the party's got Muscle. 'Muscle Beach Party,' starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. Hear 8 new swim hits." * Drivers can expect to pay more at the pumps this spring and early summer. ...

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  14. Bobby Rydell to Play Las Vegas' Suncoast Showroom, 4/25-27Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... American idol. After a teenage gig as drummer for Rocco and the Saints, where he played with trumpet player Frankie Avalon, Rydell launched his successful solo act in 1959. The hits flowed as Rydell rocked up the charts with "We Got Love," "Kissin' ...

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  15. REVIEW: Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Bobby Rydell still golden at Sands Bethlehem Event CenterRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Morning Call

    Judging by the Dick Fox's Golden Boys show with Fabian, Bobby Rydell and Frankie Avalon that Friday played at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, pretty much forever - or at least as long as there are people who remember the idols and their songs.

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  16. Frankie Avalon to Play the Drury Lane Theatre, 5/19-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Chart-topping 50's and 60's superstar Frankie Avalon will entertain audiences at Drury Lane Theatre , 100 Drury Lane, for two performances only on Monday, May 19 at 1:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 20 at 1:30 p.m. Avalon will perform his greatest hits including "Venus," "Why," "De De Dinah," "Gingerbread," "Cupid," and "Beauty School Dropout."

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  17. Frankie Avalon coming to Oakbrook TerraceRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Singer Frankie Avalon will headline on Monday, May 19, and Tuesday, May 20, at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace.

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  18. Fine Arts Center grad goes primetime on 'The Voice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Greenville News

    ... engineer at Woodmont High School and also a singer. He portrayed the part of "The Teen Angel" (played by Frankie Avalon in the movie version of "Grease,") at Woodmont High's production a couple of years ago. His mother is Hennie Choice. His parents ...

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  19. This is 'not how to Sonic': America's drive-in should retire 'Sonic Guys'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... on their commercials? Chances are good: no. Don't you miss the "Beach Blanket Bingo"-flavored spots with Frankie Avalon as far back as 1988? Please? Someone say "yes." Back in 1993, Adweek reported that Sonic had chosen "five finalists for their ...

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  20. Rob Thomas, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Dick Fox's Golden Boys headed to BethlehemRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... th Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem and the State Theatre in Easton . Dick Fox's Golden Boys -- made up of singers Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell -- will take the stage March 7. Showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets cost $45.50 to $65.50.

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