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Vic Damone

Born Jun 12, 1928

Vic Damone is an American singer and entertainer.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Vic Damone.


1928 Birth Born on June 12, 1928.


1947 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Damone entered the talent search on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts and won in April 1947. … Read More


1948 20 Years Old In 1948 he got his own weekly radio show, Saturday Night Serenade.
1951 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1951, Damone appeared in two movies: The Strip and Rich, Young and Pretty.
1954 26 Years Old 1 More Event
After leaving the service, he married the Italian actress Pier Angeli (Anna Maria Pierangeli), and in 1954 made two more movies: Deep in My Heart and Athena.
1955 27 Years Old In 1955, Damone had one song on the charts, "Por Favor," which did not make it above #73. … Read More
1956 28 Years Old In early 1956, he moved from Mercury to Columbia Records and had some success on that label with hits like "On the Street Where You Live" (from My Fair Lady, his final pop top ten) and "An Affair to Remember" (from the movie of the same name).
1957 29 Years Old His six original, long-playing albums on Columbia between 1957 and 1961 were That Towering Feeling, Angela Mia, Closer Than a Kiss, This Game of Love, On the Swingin' Side and Young and Lively. … Read More


1960 - 1961 2 More Events
1962 34 Years Old 1 More Event
He played the crooner Ric Vallone in the 1962 episode "Like a Sister" of the CBS sitcom, The Dick Van Dyke Show.
1964 36 Years Old In 1964, he sang Back Home Again in Indiana, before the Indianapolis 500 car race.
1965 37 Years Old In 1965, Damone moved next to Warner Bros. … Read More
1967 39 Years Old In 1967, Damone hosted "The Dean Martin Summer Show", which was rerun in 1971.


1969 41 Years Old In 1969 he released his last US chart record, a cover of the 1966 song "To Make A Big Man Cry", which made the Billboard Easy Listening chart.
1971 43 Years Old In 1971, Damone started touring Las Vegas casinos as a performer, and although he had to declare bankruptcy in the early 1970s, he earned enough as a casino performer to clear up his financial difficulties. … Read More
1974 46 Years Old In the UK, he appeared on Tommy Cooper's Christmas Special television show in 1974.


His final album was issued in 2002, with other albums being re-packaged and re-released. … Read More
2009 81 Years Old On June 12, 2009, Vic Damone released his autobiography titled Singing Was the Easy Part from St. Martin's Press.
2011 83 Years Old 1 More Event
In December 2, 2011, at the age of 83, Damone launched an official Facebook profile dedicated to his fans. … Read More
2013 85 Years Old In 2013, Damone was involved in a tug-of-war in a Palm Beach County court with Rowan's two daughters, Nina and Lisa Rowan, for control over the destiny of Rowan and her fortune, which was reportedly worth more than $50 million. … Read More
2015 87 Years Old He lives in Palm Beach County, Florida. In January 2015, Damone and his wife parted ways with La Casita, their landmarked residence at 200 Via Bellaria. … Read More
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