And approaching a funeral procession without pulling over to the side and Album) is not only bad taste, it's illegal in some jurisdictions. It's said if a procession stops along the way, another person will soon die and the corpse must never pass over the same section of road twice.
Counting cars in a procession is dangerous because it's like counting the days till your own death. You must never see your reflection in a hearse window as that marks you as a goner. Bringing a baby to a funeral ensures it will die before it turns one. And a black cat crossing before a procession dooms the entire parade. One thing I know to be true about a funeral procession is what happens when you leave the back door of the hearse unlatched. I see this superstition as good, practical advice.
Burying The Dead Facing East. Remove A Corpse Feet First. Flowers On The Grave. Pregnant Women Must Avoid Funerals. Ever hear of this? I didn't until I researched this article.
Celebrities Die In Threes. And The Thunder Rolls. When I entered the lounge there was Sinatra. I told him I couldn't… because I was on a roll and I needed 15 minutes.
Fifteen minutes later the guy came back to tell me Frank was still waiting. Turns out he wanted to show me a flight jacket he'd just been given by two guys who were there in the lounge, Astronauts Gus Grissom and Ed White. He was as happy and enthusiastic as a little boy.
While Francis' romance with singer-songwriter Bobby Darin, who she calls her one true love, is well known, there are things she's never shared until now about their relationship. Francis said Darin told her: 'Bad timing baby, the friggin' worst!
Although the two had called it quits long before his marriage to Dee, when she got a call that night from his friend Charlie, saying Darin was distraught and needed to talk to her, Francis agreed to go to his hotel room. He shouted. Francis says she turned and made a mad dash down the corridor with Darin shouting after her to wait, and her shouting back he needed to simmer down or he'd have a massive coronary. Darin passed in following emergency heart surgery.
At the end of the hall she ran into Darin's friend who demanded to know what had happened. Bobby isn't suicidal Album) she told him. In one letter, written by a year-old Darin while staying at the now-demolished Wolverine Hotel in Detroit, Michigan, the young singer poured his heart out to his then year-old love.
Francis admits she never stopped loving Darin, and to this day she insists he was her soulmate. In fact, while she recently auctioned off dozens of her glamorous gowns, designer purses, shoes, and other souvenirs, the one thing she could never part with are her precious love letters from him.
My father was so controlling and determined not to let men into my life that he didn't even allow me to attend my senior prom. Ironically, despite Francis' love-hate relationship with her father, she dedicated her new book to him. She explained: 'I can never forgive him for controlling my life and my loves, and for putting me in more than one mental institution after I was misdiagnosed as bi-polar.
Francis reveals how much her father's opinion of her impacted the way she felt about herself. And following her terrifying rape, her father's reaction stuck with her. That night, after everyone retired leaving Francis on her own, she was raped. She recalls that her attacker shouted at her: 'Scream and I'll kill you!
I looked up and it took me a moment to understand. My God this is no dream! Pictured: Francis' parents George and Ida Franconcero in When asked if she's had any regrets in her 80 years, Connie told DailyMail. I wasted a lot of time and emotion on things that were not important.
Francis goes on to explain in graphic detail how she was savagely raped by a man who broke into her hotel room. Its A State Of Mind (CD he later threatened to cut her throat from ear to ear if she didn't give him all her money, and her utter panic at realizing she didn't have her money or jewelry in the room to give him. She relates how, after the rape, he tied her trembling, Deathtrip - The Royal Cream - Death Is Not A Destination, naked body to a chair before knocking the chair over on its back and stacking two double mattresses on her, using pillows to fill in the gaps.
He nearly smothered her before ordering her not to scream for at least half an hour after he left, or he'd come back to kill her. Francis says she did her best to stay calm. While she imagined the clock moving toward the 30 minute mark, she quietly sang lyrics to happy songs in an effort to soothe herself. And despite her fear and the pain, there was one thing that kept going through her mind - 'how are we going to keep this shameful thing quiet?
Daddy will go insane, how will he ever accept this disgrace? Francis says after finally being rescued, taken to the hospital and questioned by the police, she found herself driving home in a car with her Aunt Marie riding shot gun and her father at the wheel. What Album) father meant was that while he could never accept her, or be proud of her again, her second husband Joe Garzilli could.
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