Sonny Bono, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Sonny Bono

American entertainer, musician and politician

Date of Birth: 16-Feb-1935

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Date of Death: 05-Jan-1998

Profession: actor, politician, singer, record producer, singer-songwriter, restaurateur, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Sonny Bono

  • Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono (; February 16, 1935 – January 5, 1998) was an American singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and politician who came to fame in partnership with his second wife Cher as the popular singing duo Sonny & Cher.
  • He was mayor of Palm Springs, California from 1988 to 1992, and the Republican congressman for California's 44th district from 1995 until his death in 1998. The United States Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998, which extended the term of copyright by 20 years, was named in honor of Bono when it was passed by Congress nine months after his death.
  • Mary Bono (Sonny's last wife) had been one of the original sponsors of the legislation, commonly known as the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act.

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