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Posted on 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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Posted on 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
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Posted on 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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Posted on 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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Posted on 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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Posted on 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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Posted on 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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Posted on 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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Posted on Wed, Oct 18, 2006 08:46

good charlotte



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Posted on 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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Posted on Thu, Jul 13, 2006 10:43

lowell ma- jack kerouak



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Posted on Mon, Jul 03, 2006 22:44

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



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Posted on 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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Posted on Mon, Jun 05, 2006 19:38

President Wilson,James Areness,Amy Grant,Joe Penny,Julia Roberts(down the road a little bit) ,Tresa Yearwood,Abbot(Abbot and Costello),Victora Princpal(my cousin Margret and her still best friends from school).
Oh ya,that noisey guy down the street James Brown.



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Posted on Fri, May 26, 2006 11:05

Rescue1 write:
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)


Debbie Gibson
Edie Falco
Mariah Carey
lindsay lohan
Theyre from the island too..



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Posted on Sun, May 21, 2006 07:50

a guy named Earl.



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Posted on Wed, May 03, 2006 10:27

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

  


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Posted on Mon, May 01, 2006 15:09

Anita Baker
Teresa Brewer (singer)
Joe E Brown
Daws Butler
John Cromwell (director)
Don Donoher
Jamie Farr (his character, Klinger, in M*A*S*H was also from Toledo and had a fanatical devotion to the city)
Martin Frankel
Philip Baker Hall
Jim Harbaugh
Jon Hendricks (from the jazz group Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross)
Arthur Hills (golf course designer)
Katie Holmes
Jim Jackson, basketball player
Chester "Lyfe" Jennings
Gene Kranz
Thomas Noe
P. J. O'Rourke
Kelvin Ransey
Tom Scholz
Scott Shriner
John W. Snow (United States Secretary of the Treasury)
Gloria Steinem
Alyson Stoner (dancer, actress)
Frank Stranahan (Golfer)
Art Tatum
Danny Thomas
BenFlowz (artist/musician)



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Posted on Sun, Apr 30, 2006 10:31

Dove1163 write:
slowride2000 write:
Bill Clinton ain't we proud....
Glad I'm not from Tx right now....lmao

Do you believe ol' Bill never inhaled? LOL! Btw, I'm not from here, just live here!

he didn't suck on it... he just held it in his mouth for a little while.. lmao

~Slim



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Posted on Sun, Apr 30, 2006 07:36

Richard Chamberlain, my mother used to take care of his grandmother.
Virgil 'Gus' Grissom & Kenneth Bowersox (Astronauts).
John Cougar lives on the lake where I work, we take care of his boat each year.
Within a 75 mile radius:
David Letterman
Michael Jackson
Janet Jackson
Larry Bird
James Dean
Our 23rd President Benjamin Harrison
John Dillinger
Johnny Appleseed
Steve McQueen
Red Skelton
Babyface
David Lee Roth



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