Bobby Darin was a singer and actor, born on May 14, 1936. His career as a musician initially started with a songwriting partnership with a fellow student, which then led to a contract with Decca Records. Later on, after signing over to Altantic, Darin took to writing and recording hits such as " I Found a Million Dollar Baby", and "Splish Splash". In 1959, he recorded "Dream Lover" and was soon projected into fame and financial success. In 1963, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Captain Newman. Darin died on December 20, 1973.
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