Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Our Swinger Dino and Miss Gail Renshaw at Pebble Beach


Hey pallies, likes today we continue puttin' the accent on our swinger Dino swingin' his golf clubs while makin' the swingin' scene with his newest amore, Miss Gail Renshaw  at the 29th Annual Bing Crosby National Pro-Amateur Golf Championship on January 22, 1970 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California.  Likes below are 9---count 'em---9 coolest of cool candids snapped of our Dino with Miss Renshaw by his side.

Likes these black and white images have been shared here at ilovedinomartin quite a long time 'go and in much small versions.  We are deeply deeply delighted to bring 'em back in a lovely large format for all youse Dino-holics Dino-viewin' pleasure.  'gain likes youse can see how swankly smitten our most beloved Dino is with Miss Gail and likes how so very very much Renshaw is likin' bein' with our King of Cool.

We finds it incredibly intriguin' that most of the images of our Dino and Miss Renshaw available on the ol' 'net happened to have been taken at this Pebble Beach venue.  We will continue to search for more potently powerful pixs of our Dino and Miss Gail and share 'em as they gets uncovered.

We remain,

Yours in Dino,

Dino Martin Peters

Dean with Gail Renshaw


























Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Incredibly Intriguin' Images Of Our Dino and Miss Gail Renshaw

Dean Martin and Gail Renshaw - 29th Annual Bing Crosby National Pro-Amateur Golf Championship - Pebble Beach Golf Links - Pebble Beach CA - Jan. 22, 1970

Hey pallies, likes today we continue our accentin' of the awesomely amorous relationship that our Dino developed with Miss Gail Renshaw 'pon meetin' the evenin' of October 13, 1969 in our Dino's playground, 'Vegas baby 'Vegas.  Likes this Dino-day we are pleasantly pleased to share a goodly number of cooler then cool candid images of our main man and his new amore snapped  at the 29th Annual Bing Crosby National Pro-Amateur Golf Championship on January 22, 1970 at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, California.

We deeply digs that Miss Renshaw made the scene at Pebble Beach, lovin'ly watchin' our Dino play that game that he was perfectly passionate 'pon.  Likes what coulda be better then havin' the new found love of your life (Renshaw) watch you compete in playin' your long time love (golf).  Above is an image that always brings such Dino-happiness to our hearts as catch a groovy glimpse of our Dino and Miss Gail havin' such a special special time with each other.

A golf tournament is almost always a very public affair, so we are completely certain that those in attendance watched attentively as our Dino and Miss Gail made their deep delight in bein' together crystal clear.  We woulda bet that simply tons and tons of pixs were shot of our Dino and Miss Renshaw's time at Pebble Beach and we are most pleased to share a number of 'em with all youse Dino-holics but simply clickin' HERE to go the "gettyimage" web pad and see the awesomely assembled swingin' shots of our Dino and Miss Gail.  These particular poses all come from photographer Ron Galella's fantastic files.

Seein' our Dino so hugely  hugely happy with Miss Renshaw makes us so deeply deeply yearn that the lovin' relationship woulda worked out, as they truly truly seem marvelously made for each other....but, likes of course, we will never ever know.  We knows it's simply 'nother Dino-mystery.

btw, pallies....check out our Dino's awesome attire in the color photos....likes, not only did our Dino likes puttin' the accent on youth when it came to his newest amore, he also swankly sported the mod mod attire of the youth of his day as well....checks out those blue patterned pants he's wearin'!

We remain,

Yours in Dino,

Dino Martin Peters

Monday, October 16, 2017

Singer Dean Martin portrays a swinger in his television and nightclub acts—and it appears his private life is beginning to live up to that image.

Hey pallies, likes as we were searchin' the ol' world wide web for more remarkable references on the lovin' relationship between our most beloved Dino has Miss World-USA, Miss Gail Renshaw, we found this awesome article below that was swankly scribed by the Palm Springs newspaper, The Desert Sun" on December 13, 1969 and shared with us by the web pad tagged "California Digital Newspaper Collection" that offers huge historical information from decades past.

The newspaper report is tagged "Dean Martin Plans To Marry Another," and beautifully begins with similar sentiments that we here at ilovedinomartin have shared often before..." Singer Dean Martin portrays a swinger in his television and nightclub acts—and it appears his private life is beginning to live up to that image.  Likes as we have stated that especially after our Dino's encounter with Miss Renshaw, his professional and personal personas became more and more coolly congruent.

We won't take more of your time so that you can swankly soak in each and every Dino-detail shared in this incredibly informative prose.  We does want to say our thank you very much to the pallies at "California Digital Newspaper Collection" for bein' such a remarkable repository of noteworthy news, and likes as there are tons and tons of Dino-references, we are certain that we will be sharin' mucho more in times to come.  To check this out in it's original source, simply clicks on the tag of this here Dino-gram.

We remain,

Yours in Dino,

Dino Martin Peters


Dean Martin and daughter Gail


Desert Sun, Number 112, 13 December 1969 — Dean Martin Plans To Marry Another [ARTICLE]

Dean Martin Plans To Marry Another

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (UPI)Singer Dean Martin portrays a swinger in his television and nightclub acts—and it appears his private life is beginning to live up to that image. It was learned Friday that Martin intends to marry a 22 | year - old, blonde, blue - eye'd beauty queen, Gail Renshaw', who recently was named Miss World-USA. The Arlington, Va., girl, 3C years Martin’s junior, will be his second beauty queen wife. Martin's present wife, Jeanne Biegger Martin, was queen of the Orange Bowl Parade in Miami in 1949. Martin, a celebrity guest in the parade, walked alongside her float and asked her for a date. A whirlwind romance followed and the couple w ; as married that September. A tearful Mrs. Martin an- ; nounced the end of that marriage last Wednesday when she told newsmen that she was seeking a divorce because Martin told her he was in love with another woman. “I will comply w'ith his wdshes,” she said, “proceedings will begin immediately. “My deepest concern at the present is for our children.” The couple has three children: Doan Jr., 18; Ricci, 16; and Gina, 12. In addition, they raised four other children by Martin’s first marriage. Martin, who is hosting the 14th anniversary celebration of the Riviera Hotel here, spent the day Friday revamping his act, which contained such references to his wife as “keep those cards and letters coming to Jeanne and me.” Friday night Martin’s daughter by a previous marriage, Gail, opened the private “Dean Martin Night” show in the Riviera Lounge, Only she and Martin appeared before a crowd of some 800 to 900 “high rollers from cast of the Mississippi” who were admitted by invitation only. Martin has been in this gambling capital for the past several days, hosting the hotel’s five-day anniversary party, which began Wednesday. Film editors at NBC in Burbank, Calif., w'here Martin’s shows are taped, were editing out references to Mrs. Martin on 29 of Martin's shows which 1 already have been taped.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Danny G's Sunday Serenade with Dino: "In Napoli"







Welcome back, mi amici!

How's my pals?

Hopefully all is well & this week's Serenade is findin' youse in good health.

They say "Health is Wealth"...& man o man...ain't it the truth!
Gotta take care, my friends!

Well pallies...leaves are startin' to fall.
Days have grown shorter.
Thins' is REALLY showin ALL signs of Autumn now! 

So, I believes I've mentioned this before...but besides bein' THE SPOOKIEST & one of the COOLEST months of the year...October also just so happens to be Italiano heritage month!
Yes sir!
Well...at least that's what we call it here in BEA U TI FUL Massachusetts! Haha!

Therefore...in the spirit of ALL the cool cool paisanos , like Mr. & Mrs. Gaetano Crocceti...who brought their GREAT GREAT son, Dino, & Italian traditions to America...I decided to celebrate today with a little, "In Napoli"! 

This tune is SO SO pretty & the vid has such BEA U TI FUL pics of  WON DER FUL Italy...not to mention Dean's smooth smooth croonin'.

You can almost taste the vino & foods of "the old country"! Haha!!

Ahhhh...what a place to be. 

So pals, in honor of ALL our Italiano brothers & sisters & ALL our Fall-lovin' Dino-holics...this one's for youse!

Oh & by the way...did I ever mention that my great grandparents came to America from the Abruzzi region of Italy...just like Dino's fam?

No?

Yes?

Yea...I'm sure I have.
Love throwin' that one out there. Hahaha!!!

I cant resist sharin' that juicy bit of Dino/Danny G. similarity, pals!
 Ha!

Enjoy pallies!   


In Napoli beside the sea
It happened on a night like this
In Napoli our hearts were free
And we surrendered to a kiss
There 'neath the stars I saw heaven in her eyes
There 'neath the stars I knew this was paradise
All through the night in sweet delight
We shared the tenderness of love
But with the dawn my love was gone
Just like the fading stars above
My lonely heart cries out, "Please come back to me"
Beside the sea in dear old Napoli
There 'neath the stars I saw heaven in her eyes
There 'neath the stars I knew this was paradise
All through the night in sweet delight
We shared the tenderness of love
But with the dawn my love was gone
Just like the fading stars above
My lonely heart cries out, "Please come back to me"
Beside the sea in dear old Napoli

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Soon her chaperone was Dean Martin

Hey pallies, likes yesterday was the first time that we here at ilovedinomartin officially remembered the incredibly important date in Dino-history, October 13, 1969....the day that our most beloved Dino was introduced to then Miss World-USA, Miss Gail Renshaw while entertainin' in his playground, 'Vegas baby 'Vegas, an evenin' that terrifically transformed our Dino's life and times.

Likes while preparin' that particular Dino-devotion, we recalled that some time 'go, July 9, 2014, we were powerfully pumped to share an update on Miss Renshaw that we have chosen to reprint below.
That original postin' can be accessed  HERE.  We are perfectly pleased to be able to share it 'gain, for those who may have missed it when first posted and to refresh all our Dino-holic's memories of the role that Miss Renshaw played in our Dino's heart.   And, stay tuned as we have more planned posts on our Dino and his young amore Renshaw.

We remain,

Yours in Dino,

Dino Martin Peters

 Soon her chaperone was Dean Martin



Hey pallies, likes stop the presses dudes!  Likes we gots us some extra-Dino-special-devotion to shares with all youse Dino-philes this very Dino-day!  We gotta 'fess up that for a long long time now we have been hopin' to find out more details 'bout our most beloved Dino's amores particularly with youthful Miss Gail Renshaw and Miss Andre Boyer.

Likes yesterday we were thrilled to find a google Dino-'lert featurin' an article from the on-line presence of the Falls-Church News Press (Virginia)  'bout what happened to Miss Renshaw includin' some insightful details 'bout her relationship with our Dino. "Whatever became of Arlington’s most famous beauty queen?" is scribed by Mr. Charlie Clark for his column "Our Man in Arlington."

Mr. Clark's interview of Miss Renshaw answers a number of previously unanswered questions about her time with our Dino and we have included that portion of his column that focuses on their relationship.  As usual, to read the whole column, simply clicks on the tag of this Dino-gram.

ilovedinomartin thanks Mr. Clark for puttin' in the effort to track Miss Renshaw down and puttin' words to print that gives all us Dino-holics a better understandin' of this time in our great man's great life.  Now, we'll be waitin' for someone to track down Miss Andre Boyer to hear her Dino-story.  Dino-always, ever, and only, DMP


Caption: Las Vegas, Nev., Dec. 12-- Martin and Miss USA -- Gail Renshaw, right, winner of the Miss USA title in the Miss World contest, crowns Dean Martin backstage at his show in mid-October. Martin was invited to serve as judge of the Miss World contest in London in November.


At the time Miss Renshaw was en route to London to compete to be Miss World (she won first runner-up). But there would soon be the small matter of her engagement to world-famous crooner Dean Martin, a married man 30 years her senior. It seemed a tale worth running down for an update.........

After an early marriage and divorce, she was 22 when she hit the national pageants and traveled to Las Vegas. (A promoter named Sidney Sussman told the Star he “discovered” her on a Potomac River cruise, but Renshaw told me he was just a nice friend trying to capitalize on her fame.)

Martin, then 53, was easing off the peak of his rat-pack popularity but still hosting his own TV show and selling millions of middle-brow records. He was also separating from Jeanne Biegger, the second of what would be three wives.

“I really wanted to meet his daughter Gail, herself a good singer,” Renshaw told me. Having seen Martin’s live show and chatted at a photo session, she went for a drink at Dino’s Den bar in Vegas’s Riviera Hotel. It wasn’t long before Martin asked her on a date. “Well, I have a chaperone,” Renshaw told him, but Martin’s daughter said she could fix that. Soon her chaperone was Dean Martin, and the next night his daughter was conveniently unavailable.

The two fell fast, and Martin’s daughter encouraged Renshaw – “You’d make my dad very happy.” The singer “was always considerate about his wife and family, who gave me a wonderful reception,” recalls Renshaw. “Men loved him, and women loved him.”

But after a few days of anguished phone calls, Renshaw told Martin face to face that she couldn’t go through with the marriage. “The age difference was a hindrance, and I felt bad missing my parents,” Renshaw said, noting that her father back in Arlington wouldn’t fly on airplanes.

Friday, October 13, 2017

On This Date In Dino-history: October 13, 1969

Hey pallies, likes it's 'nother deep deep day in all of Dino-history.  The date is October 13 in the year of our Dino 1969, the place, our Dino's playground...'Vegas baby 'Vegas!  The time is after our Dino's swingin' show.  Likes that's the settin' pallies for one of the most  tremendously transformin' times in the life and times of our most most beloved Dino.

What happened pallies?  Likes we are turnin' to wonderfully wise words from our Dino's beautiful biographer Mr. Nick Tosches, scriber of "DINO: Living High In The Dirty Business Of Dreams," to tell this Dino-tale as only he can....

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Gail Renshaw was a blond, blue-eyed, twenty-two-year-old divorcĂ©e from Falls Church, Virginia.  She had been Miss Speedway, Miss Good Grooming, and Miss Snow Queen.   In September 1969, in Baltimore, she became Miss World-USA.   Bob Hope, who crowned her, gave her a small part a few weeks later on his television special "Roberta."   Her crown bore the jewels of duty as well as glamour:  As Miss World-USA, she also took on the responsibilities of "ambassadress of goodwill" for Frostie Root Beer, one of the pageant's sponsors.   Her manager, pageant director Al Patricelli of Bridgeport, Connecticut brought the ambassadress to Las Vegas in October to work a greeting-card convention before leaving for London to compete as the American representative in the Miss World Contest.   Dean was at the Riviera.   Dropping Bob Hope's name, Patricelli called the Riviera's press agent, Tony Zoppi, in the hope of having his client photographed with Dean.   "Bring her backstage after the show," Dean told Zoppi on October 13.  That night, wearing a dime-store crown and a MR. WONDERFUL-U.S.A. banner, he sat for a few pictures with her.  "The least you can do now is have dinner with me," he said to her after the photographer left.

When they went to dinner that first night, Dean brought along his daughter Gain, who was two years older than the ambassadress.  After that, they met alone.   The ambassadress telephoned Ma and Pa Renshaw at their home in Alexandria, Virginia.   "You won't believe this," she told her mother, Edna, "but I'm in love."

We stand in absolute awe of Mr. Nick Tosches' retellin' of the story of our Dino.  No one, and we  mean no one has ever come close to his incredible insights and fantastic flair for words that offer keen knowin' of our most  most beloved Dino.  It is true that no one ever did or ever will truly "know" our King of Cool....but Mr. Tosches comes closer then anyone ever has in doin' so.

Look forward to more powerfully potent posts on this Dino-theme in the days to come here at ilovedinomartin.

We remain,

Yours in Dino,

Dino Martin Peters


Thursday, October 12, 2017

As blogger “I Love Dino Martin” posted.....


Hey pallies, likes we're completely certain that youse all have heard the sayin' "better late then never."  Likes today's Dino-gram that we are perfectly privileged  to share with all youse Dino-holics fits into that category.   On occasion we put the tag of our humble little Dino-pad, ilovedinomartin, into the ol' google search engine likes just to see if any pallies are have possibly been pickin' up the Dino-devotion here.

Most recently when we did that, we discovered that Miss Andrea Shea King, pictured 'bove quoted from the annuals of ilovedinomartin in her cool column, SURFIN' SAFARI" for "WORLD NET DAILY" (WND) on Feburary 2, 2015.  Likes we ain't got a clue why it took us so so long to find this, put we are pleasantly pleased to have done so.  Miss King quoted from our Friday, January 9, 2015 blog post, "The commercial song is “Ain’t that a kick in the head” Remix by Dean Martin," that you can locate HERE.

As youse will see below, that particular post accented Nissan's small screen commercial advertizin' the Murano automobile usin' a remix of our Dino's classic croon, "Ain't That A Kick In The Head."
While we are favorably flattered that Miss King woulda shares our Dino-gram givin' our little Dino-conclave a noteworthy nod, we are always awesomely appreciative that the name of our most beloved Dino gets lifted up, helpin' to spread Dino-adulation ever farther and wider!

While we are terrifically tardy in sayin' our thank you very much to Miss Andrea Shea King and all the pallies at "WORLD NET DAILY," likes our touchin' 'n tender thanks comes from the depths of our Dino-hearts!  To checks this out in it's original source, likes simply clicks on the tag of this Dino-report.

We remain,

Yours in Dino,

Dino Martin Peters

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Ain’t that a kick in the head? Nissan’s new TV commercial advertising its Murano automobile uses a remix of a song that became one of cool crooner Dean Martin’s biggest hits. Here’s the originalHere’s the remix. Personally? I like them both. And you?
As blogger “I Love Dino Martin” posted: “And who has Nissan chosen to be the vocal spokesperson for this swingin’ ‘social car?’ Well, likes of course pallies, none other then our Dino croonin’ a remix of ‘Ain’t That A Kick In The Head.’ Now likes ain’t that the coolest of cool choices?!?!?! Likes there simply ain’t anyone more social then our Dino and his charmin’ croon is the perfect choice to helps the Nissan pallies win over tons of today’s youth to pickin’ the Murano.”
Yep. Ultra cool. Even while it’s sizzlin’ hot.