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Veröffentlicht am Sat, Jan 20, 2007 15:34

I just thought this might be an interesting thread and maybe a little fun too!

Don Henley was born and raised here in Linden Texas!



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Veröffentlicht am Wed, Dec 31, 1969 16:00

HarleyChic1 write:
Here's some Famous People from Long Island & New York City......

Billy Joel - born in the Bronx, NY then moved to Levittown, NY
Ashanti - Glen Cove, NY
Alec Baldwin - Massapequa, NY
Mariah Carey - Greenlawn, NY
Bill Crystal - Long Beach, NY
Eddie Murphy - born in Brooklyn, NY then moved to Roosevelt, NY
Rosie O'Donnell - Commack, NY
Vinny Testaverde (NY Jets Quarterback) - Elmont, NY
Dee Schneider (twisted sister)
Jerry Seinfeld
Brian Setzer (Stray Cats)
Gene Simmons, Gene Klein, Paul Stanley and Stanley Eisen (KISS)
John Gotti (Mob Boss)
Pat Benatar - (singer) Lindenhurst
Danny Aiello (actor)
Woody Allen
Anne Bancroft (actress)
Harry Belafante (singer)
Humphrey Bogart (actor)
Matthew Broderick (actor)
Mel Brooks
James Caan (actor)
Al Capone (Gangster)
George Carlin (comedian)
Bobby Darin (singer/actor)
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Robert De Niro (actor)
Neil Diamond (singer)
P. Diddy (rap)
Richard Dreyfus (actor)
50 Cent (rap)
Jane Fonda & Peter Fonda
Jackie Gleason
Whoopi Goldberg
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Elliott Gould (actor)
Rocky Graziano (boxer)
Melanie Griffith
Cyndi Lauper
Al Pacino
Priscilla Presley
Joey Ramone and Marky Ramone (The Ramones)
Lou Reed (singer)
Christopher Reeve
Ray Romano
Mickey Rooney
Barbra Streisand

Ritchie Blackmore(Deep Purple)

  


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Veröffentlicht am Sun, Jun 19, 2011 14:42

Oconomowoc, WI - home of "The Trashmen"!

You know the words!

"Bird bird bird, bird is the word ...".
Yup, Surfin Bird is from rural Wisconsin
LOL

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Veröffentlicht am Fri, Feb 29, 2008 09:58

i don't remember too many famous people being born and raised in philly but i do know that sylvester stallone lived in lower kensington and bill cosby lived around north philly and went to college at temple university. i also remember mom telling me that one of the oakridge boys or the lettermen graduated from frankford high school. i remember her telling me that donny pike's (the lettermen) mom was also a nurse in one of the area hospitals. *blush*



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Veröffentlicht am Tue, Jan 08, 2008 14:55

Hmm let's see? Ah yes, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr (The Beatles) , Billy Fury, Frankie Vaughan Kim Catrall, Rita Tushingham, The McGann brothers too many to think of.



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Veröffentlicht am Sun, Jul 15, 2007 09:31

Carmen Electra, who looked nothing like she does now and was considered a geek....(Cincinnati)

easy listening singer Andy Williams (Cincinnati)

Nick Lachey (Cincinnati)

Sarah Jessica Parker (Cincinnati)

painter Frank Duveneck (Covington, KY)

Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Toms Cabin (Cincinnati)

Neil Armstrong, astronaut(Cincinnati & Wapokenta)

silent film actress Theda Bara ( Cincinnati)

actor George Clooney (Northern KY)

Singer and Aunt of George, Rosemary Clooney (Northern KY)

Doris Day (Cincinnanti)

singing group The Isley Brothers (Cincinnati)

actor Tyrone Power (Cincinnati)

singing cowboy Roy Rogers (Cincinnati)

film maker Steven Speilberg, born in Cincinnati

talk show host and ex-Cincinnati mayor(really!) Jerry Springer

media mogul Ted Turner

President Ulysses S.Grant

President Benjamin Harrison

President William Howard Taft

football player Anthony Munoz

baseball player Pete Rose

basketball player Oscar "Big O" Robertson

football playr Roger Staubach

rocker Peter Frampton currently resides in Cincinnati with his wife and child



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Veröffentlicht am Wed, Mar 28, 2007 02:29

Well I am originally from Queens, NY so there are a ton of people from there. so the same list as sicilianangelny listed Now I live in Winchester, Va and the only one I know of is the late Patsy Kline who was born and raised in Winchester, not that I am into her music. Oh and come to think of it Robert Duvall is from VA.

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Veröffentlicht am Sat, Mar 24, 2007 20:16

Don't know about anyone who's from Hollywood, FL......But I know someone famous who left.....Anna Nicole Smith



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Veröffentlicht am Wed, Feb 28, 2007 10:49

YES ME THE BEATLES HO! AND ME LOL



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Veröffentlicht am Wed, Jan 10, 2007 15:53

I grew up in Liverpool so the Beatles came from there too. Also Moody Blues, Gerry and ... It was kinda fun going on vacation and being a princess by assocation with the town - got the best dates and you know.



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Veröffentlicht am Sat, Nov 25, 2006 11:46

Hmmm... Not from Anaheim specifically though a few did but from Orange County...Kevin Costner, Richard Nixon, Jackson Browne, Cuba Gooding Jr., both the Righteous Bros, can't remember which one was from Anaheim, Jennifer Warnes, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofey, et al,..Eric Stoltz, hmmm..can't remember the rest.
BTW,
Linda Ronstadt was from Tucson,Az.



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Veröffentlicht am Tue, Nov 14, 2006 21:49

San Jose California...

Safest Big City in America

Tom Hanks went to school here
MC Hammer Rapper (fremont)
Sarah Winchester (Heir to WInchester Rifles)
Elbert Botts
Inventor of Botts dots, was a professor of chemistry at San Jos? State University before he moved to Caltrans and developed what led to the reflective paint markers that bear his name

Brandi Chastain
Women's soccer player/coach. Born July 21, 1968, San Jos?.

Cesar Chavez
Latino labor movement leader; moved to San Jos? in 1939; founder of United Farm Workers of America

Doobie Brothers
Musical group; founded in San Jos?, California in 1970

Peggy Fleming
U.S. Figure Skater; 1068 Olympic Gold Medalist; born in San Jos?

Ernesto Galarza
First U.S. Latino to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in Literature: An intellectual, civil rights and labor activist and scholar, he was a pioneer during the decades when Mexican Americans had few public advocates.

Rudy Galindo
U.S. Figure skater. Born Sept. 7, 1969, San Jos?.

Jim McMahon
Former Chicago Bears quarterback. Born in New Jersey but raised in San Jos?. Attended Andrew Hill High School and was starting Quarterback for the school's football team.

Norman Mineta
U.S. Secretary of Transportation. First entered politics in San Jos?, serving as a member of City Council from 1967 to 1971 and then Mayor from 1971 to 1974, becoming the first Asian Pacific American Mayor of a major U.S. city.

Stevie Nicks
Fleetwood Mac Attended San Jos? State University

Peter Ueberroth
former US Olympics President and former Baseball Commissioner; former candidate for California Governor; Alumni of San Jos? State University.

Stephen Wozniak
Co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. Born in San Jos?.

Plenty more, someone else can add...



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Veröffentlicht am Mon, Oct 23, 2006 16:04

Since I am new to the Tampa, Fl area, I can't answer that question.. But I can do so for my hometown area of Greenup, Kentucky..

Keith Whitley
The Judds
Billy Ray Cyrus
Loretta Lynn
Patty Loveless



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Veröffentlicht am Wed, Oct 18, 2006 08:46

good charlotte



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Veröffentlicht am Sun, Oct 08, 2006 18:25

pdoratheexplorer write:
HELL YEAH, I DID... HEY, DON'T PICK ON ME I AM A LEGEND IN MY OWN MIND!!!!

I live in my own little world, everyone knows me here and I like it that way! LOL!



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Veröffentlicht am Fri, Sep 29, 2006 13:17

LOL...I live in St. Petersburg FL. Famous people aren't born here...this is where they come to DIE!!



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Veröffentlicht am Thu, Sep 07, 2006 11:37

Well, from the Birmingham area...just from American Idol LOL
Taylor Hicks (soul patrol)
Bo Bice (go Bo)
Ruben Studdard

I'm sure there are more than that though.



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Veröffentlicht am Thu, Jul 13, 2006 10:43

lowell ma- jack kerouak



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Veröffentlicht am Mon, Jul 03, 2006 22:44

me!
My name has been at the top of the page.



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Veröffentlicht am Sun, Jun 18, 2006 08:06

Peter Noone (Herman's Hermits); Ian McShane (Actor); Jay Kay (Jamiroquai); Morrissey; LS Lowry; Lester Hunt (Climax Blues Band)..



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