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Wayne Newton

Crooner, aka "Mr. Las Vegas," and resident headliner at the Flamingo Hotel, talks up his faves.

Last book I bought:
“Into the Mouth of the Cat: The Story of Lance Sijan, Hero of Vietnam” by Malcolm McConnell

Book I’m reading:
Same

Total number of books I own:
Thousands

Five books that mean a lot to me:
“American Soldier” by General Tommy Franks
“An American Life: The Autobiography” by Ronald Reagan
“Band of Brothers” by Stephen E. Ambrose
“Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War” by Mark Bowden
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West” by Dee Brown

Last film I saw:
“March of the Penguins,” on a hotel TV with my 3-year-old daughter

Last DVD I bought:
“The Polar Express”

Total number of films I own:
Hundreds

Five films that mean a lot to me:
“Shenandoah,” directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Dances with Wolves,” directed by Kevin Costner
“Saving Private Ryan,” directed by Steven Spielberg
“The Detective,” directed by Gordon Douglas
“The Alamo,” directed by John Lee Hancock

Stereo or iPod:
Both

Last CD or song I bought:
“That’s Life,” Neal McCoy

Song currently playing:
“Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On,” Neal McCoy

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
“One in a Million,” the Platters
“MacArthur Park,” Richard Harris
“The Prayer,” Celine Dion
“Danke Schoen,” Wayne Newton
“Viva Las Vegas,” Elvis Presley

Favorite wine:
Gaja Barbaresco

Favorite charity:
USO

Favorite vacation:
Hawaii

Favorite vice:
I love beautiful women

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Drew Carey, Paul Rodriguez and Rob Schneider

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