SAMMY DAVIS JR DRIVE CONNECTS WITH STREETS NAMED AFTER FRANK SINATRA AND DEAN MARTIN IN VEGAS

Sep 30, 2015

By Jane Brown

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Frank, Sammy and Dean are together again.

A street near the Las Vegas Strip has been renamed after Sammy Davis Jr.

The dedication ceremony yesterday was held at the three-way intersection where Sammy Davis Jr Drive, Frank Sinatra Drive and Dean Martin Drive meet.

This photo provided by Erik Pappa, Clark County communication director, shows Manny Davis son of Sammy Davis Jr. talks during a dedication ceremony to rename a street in his father's name in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. The ceremony was held at the three-way intersection where Sammy Davis Jr. Drive, Frank Sinatra Drive and Dean Martin Drive meet. (Erik Pappa/Clark County, Nevada via AP)
This photo provided by Erik Pappa, Clark County communication director, shows Manny Davis son of Sammy Davis Jr. talks during a dedication ceremony to rename a street in his father’s name in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. The ceremony was held at the three-way intersection where Sammy Davis Jr. Drive, Frank Sinatra Drive and Dean Martin Drive meet. (Erik Pappa/Clark County, Nevada via AP)

Davis family members including his son, Manny, joined local politicians and entertainers for the event.

Sammy Davis Jr. died in 1990, Dene Martin in 1995 and Frank Sinatra in 1998. Frank Sinatra Drive was finished in 2004, and Dean Martin Drive was named in 2005.

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