Remembering the late, great Sammy Davis Jr., who passed away on this date in 1990. Sammy Davis Jr was a popular singing star with a career spanning 7 decades. Some of his biggest hits include: “Candy Man,” “Mr Bojangles,” “Me And My Shadow” and “Something’s Gotta Give.” He also had a lengthy career in both film and television and was a member of the legendary “Rat Pack” alongside Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford.
Davis Jr and Marilyn ran in the same circles and were photgraphed together mutiple times over the years.
He is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.