Bing Crosby. Singer. Award-winning actor. Entertainer. Sportsman. Beloved by generations.
Voice of the 20th century.
May 3, 2003, marked the 100th anniversary of Bing's birth, and a major event was planned to celebrate his life. A celebration was held the weekend of May 16-18, 2003, on the campus of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, Bing Crosby's home. Gonzaga was not only Bing Crosby's alma mater, but his boyhood home is located on the campus.
Celebrities and Crosby family members were in attendence, along with a multitude of fans from all over the world. Activities included a Saturday evening banquet , film festival, music, and displays from the Crosby Collection, which houses many of Bing's cherished items, including his Academy Award.