Streep had earned a lot of success and exposure in the late 1970s with her roles in TV series Holocaust, and alongside Robert DeNiro in the 1978 Deer Hunter. This photo was snapped in New York in 1981, the same year she took on her first leading role for The French Lieutenant’s Woman.
In 1938 Frank Sinatra was arrested after an incident in a nightclub. One of his girlfriends attacked his wife-to-be, Nancy and later had Sinatra arrested twice. The first time for seduction, the second time for adultery.