Sep 18, 2014
By Valerie Massie
On September 18th 1939, American actor, singer, playwright, and former teen idol Frankie Avalon was born.
On his twenty-first birthday (1960), Frankie Avalon was given $600,000 (£330,000) that he earned as a minor from such hits as his 1959 US No.1 single ‘Venus’.
Source: This Day in Music