Sonny Bono


Born: 2/16/1935 in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died: 1/5/1998
Age: 62
Cause of death: skiing accident

Full name: Salvatore Phillip Bono
Noted For: musical performer and U.S. Congressman. He and his wife Cher were the duo Sonny & Cher, hits include "I Got You Babe" (1965) and "The Beat Goes On" (1967). They also hosted "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour" (1971-74, 1976-77). U.S. Representative (R-CA 1995-98).