Biography Of Paul Anka


Paul Anka

Canadian Actor and Singer

Date of birth: July 30, 1941

Place of birth: Ontario, Canada

His siblings: Mariam and Andy

1957 Paul Anka made his first network TV appearance singing his first important single: Diana that reached the top of Billboard's chart.

1958 Anka made an Asian tour and sang in Tokyo, Japan. Huge success of his song Put Your Head on My Shoulder.

1959 Paul Anka participated in the film Duel In the Sun with Gregory Peck and Jennifer Jones.

1963 Anka got married to Anne de Zogheb, a Lebanese woman.

1966 He sang at the Coconut Grove and he also host the final first-run episode for NBC's Prime Time Rock & Roll show.

1974 Paul Anka’s duet with Odia Coates, You Having My Baby was No. 1 at the Billboard.

1977 Anka performed at The Westchester Premier Theatre.

1984 Anka became the 1788th celebrity honored with a star with his name  placed at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard.

1991 French Government honors Paul Anka with the prestigious title 'Chevalier In The Order of Arts

1993 Paul Anka became part of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame.

1995 Anka was featured on the Fox animated series, "The Simpson's"

1996 Paul Anka released an album of duets in Spanish, where he sings with

Celine Dion, Ricky Martin, and Julio Iglesias.

2001 he received the American Gaming Association’s “Entertainer of the Year” Award.

2002 The Mayor of Canada declared April 27th as "Paul Anka Day.

2004 Paul Anka guest appeared on the TV series, "Las Vegas"