Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono killed in skiing accident

Mon, 05 Jan 1998 16:00:00 GMT

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, California (CNN) -- Congressman Sonny Bono, who first stepped into the spotlight as half of the singing duo Sonny and Cher, was killed Monday in a skiing accident, authorities said early Tuesday. He was 62. Bono, an avid skier, was ...

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Singer, U.S. Representative

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT
Bio True Story

Musician and politician Sonny Bono was once wed to singer Cher and in 1994 was elected to U.S. Congress as a representative from California. “The last thing in the world I thought I would be is a U.S. Congressman, given all the bobcat vests and Eskimo bo ...

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Cher Jokes That Sonny Bono Is in Hell

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 12:10:49 GMT
US Magazine

"Hi Cher, if Sonny Bono were still alive today, but you only had a minute to talk to him, what would you say," a fan asked. The response? "How hot is it where you just came from?" Cher, 67, and Bono first met in 1962 and married two years later.

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Sonny Bono, 62, Dies in Skiing Accident

Tue, 06 Jan 1998 16:00:00 GMT
New York Times

Representative Sonny Bono, whose unexpected career in Republican politics followed an equally unexpected -- and successful -- career as a singer and television star with his former wife Cher, was killed on Monday afternoon when he crashed into a tree while ...

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Today in Rock: September 2

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:15:00 GMT
Sonny Bono
Credit: Examiner

On this day in 1978 George Harrison marries Olivia Arias. On this day in 1987 Sonny Bono announces his run for mayor of Palm Springs, California, after running into problems trying to open a restaurant there. (He wins, and later becomes a congressman.)

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