Nick Gaeta was one of the most handsome of the young guys who danced on early American Bandstand in the late 1950s. Some years ago, I communicated by email with Regular Frank Ruggerio who informed me that Nick died tragically in a very bad automobile accident. If I kept a copy of the email, I will try to locate it and put more information here. I believe Nick was age 29 when he died. There is a short portion of a newspaper article on the web and I feel certain it is writing about the accident that killed Nick. Frank Ruggerio said that NIck was also one of the best dressed on the show. He had very nice things to say about Nick. I have quite a few pictures of Nick throughout the pages of this website.