She was 15. He was 66. And, it worked for quite a while!

66-year-old Xavier Cugat and 15-year-old flamenco guitarist precocious protege Charo take a rehearsal break at the Flamingo pool. Charo claimed this was a marriage to help her gain U.S. citizenship, which she did in 1977 and they were divorced in 1978. Charo became a Vegas headliner by 1971.

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