Born: Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero in Newark, NJ, USA
Connie Francis (born Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, December 12, 1938) is an American pop singer and the top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Although her chart success waned in the second half of the 1960s, Francis remained a top concert draw. Despite several severe interruptions in her career, she is still active as a recording and performing artist.
- ^ "Connie Francis...America's Sweetheart of Song". MyBestyears.com. December 8, 2008. Retrieved June 7, 2013.