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Salvatore Phillip “Sonny” Bono died in a skiing accident

Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono died in a skiing accident

In his blunt and self-deprecating manner characteristically, Sonny Bono transformed himself relatively late in his life, morphing from the shorter, homelier, masculine half of a 1960s husband-and-wife singing and acting sensation (alongside his glamorous other wife, Cher) into a well known California lawmaker and U.S. congressman. On January 5, 1998, …

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