Joe Di Carlo was a longtime associate of Mobster, Mickey Cohen, and organized crime figures, Joe and Fred.Sica. De Carlo was sitting with Mickey Cohen and cowardly, gunman, Sam Lo Cigno, the night La Cigno shot to death, unarmed hoodlum, Jack Whalen , aka Jack O'Hara... Joe Di Carlo started out a minor hood and he wound up making a big success of himself as a entertainment manger. He got rich managing Hollywood Superstar Cher.. . In my book, "The Animal in Hollywood" . I mention how I grabbed Di Carlo to do me a solid, "or, else", in a private Beverly Hills club named Pips with my associate John Di Mattia... Anthony Fiato .