This Day in Jewish History 1990: Sammy Davis Jr., Famous Convert to Judaism, Dies

Sammy Davis - a great mainstream star in an era when, as a black man, he couldn't stay in some of the hotels he performed in.

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On May 16, 1990, entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr. died, at the age of 64. Davis was a versatile singer, dancer and actor who achieved great stardom in mainstream American show business in an era when, as a black...