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Music – 1985 – Pia Zadora – Star Spangle Banner – Sung At The World Heavyweight Title Fight Spinks Vs Holmes 1

Pia Zadora (born May 4, 1953) is an American actress and singer….who after working as a child actress on Broadway, in regional theater, and in the film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)….she came to national attention in 1981 when following her starring role in the highly criticized film Butterfly….for which she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year….while simultaneously winning the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress and the “Worst New Star” for the same performance.

It was about the time of this video seen herewith….that Zadora switched her focus to music and away from acting. As a singer, Zadora has released several albums featuring popular standards…which were often backed by a symphonic orchestra. 

Pia Zadora was introduced by legendary ring announcer Chuck Hall as one of America’s sexiest women to sing the Star Spangled Banner at the start of the IBF World Heavyweight Championship fight between Michael Spinks verses Larry Holmes in their 1st fight.

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