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This includes people who have lived in your city, were born in your, or grew up in your city. (In order from most famous)
For MACON, GEORGIA
1 Cher-- Lived in Macon for two yrs. while married to Gregg Allman
2 Little Richard--Born/Raised (King of Rock?? Ever heard of him?)
3James Brown. Lived in Macon for some years and recorded many albums in Macon
4Duane Allman/Gregg Allman== The Allman Brother's Band. Recorded Eat A Peach and others at Capricorn Studios in Macon
5Otis Redding--Famous soul singer. Born/Raised in Mac-town
6Nancy Grace-Has her own show on CNN formerly of Court TV
7 Young Sleezy--A very popular rapper. Grew up in Macon and nearby Hawkinsville
8Jason Aldean--Country Music Star-- Grew up in Macon
9Sonny Carter--Famous Astronaut born/raised in the "Big M"
10Jeff Malone--Former NBA player. Born/raised/and currently resides in Macon
11 Sidney Lanier-- Famous civil war poet and flute player
12-Norm Nison--NBA player
13 Soong Ai Ling (wife of famous wealthy Chinese man HH. Kung), Soong Ching Ling, and Soong May Ling (wife of Chiang-Kai-Shek) all went to Wesleyan College (First all woman college in the U.S.)
14 Sam Mitchell- Went to college in Macon-- Head Coach of Toronto Raptors.
14Catherine Benson- First female in the world to earn a college degree @ Wesleyan
15 Neva Fickling-- Ms. America 1953
16 Phil Walden--Founder of Capricorn Studios. Died a few weeks ago.
17 Roy Fickling-- Founder of Fickling& Co. Real Estate.
18 Bernard Ramsey--Born and raised-- Merrill Lynch Executive
19 Toni Jenning-- Florida Liet. Governer.
20Wesley Duke-- Went to college at Mercer in Macon. Tight end for Denver Broncos-- 2005 AfC West Champions
 

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YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN ME!!!!!!! :cheer:
EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY IN LA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WE could do the top 200,000 noteworthy people in this city!!!!!!




macon4ever said:
This includes people who have lived in your city, were born in your, or grew up in your city. (In order from most famous)
For MACON, GEORGIA
1 Cher-- Lived in Macon for two yrs. while married to Gregg Allman
2 Little Richard--Born/Raised (King of Rock?? Ever heard of him?)
3James Brown. Lived in Macon for some years and recorded many albums in Macon
4Duane Allman/Gregg Allman== The Allman Brother's Band. Recorded Eat A Peach and others at Capricorn Studios in Macon
5Otis Redding--Famous soul singer. Born/Raised in Mac-town
6Nancy Grace-Has her own show on CNN formerly of Court TV
7 Young Sleezy--A very popular rapper. Grew up in Macon and nearby Hawkinsville
8Jason Aldean--Country Music Star-- Grew up in Macon
9Sonny Carter--Famous Astronaut born/raised in the "Big M"
10Jeff Malone--Former NBA player. Born/raised/and currently resides in Macon
11 Sidney Lanier-- Famous civil war poet and flute player
12-Norm Nison--NBA player
13 Soong Ai Ling (wife of famous wealthy Chinese man HH. Kung), Soong Ching Ling, and Soong May Ling (wife of Chiang-Kai-Shek) all went to Wesleyan College (First all woman college in the U.S.)
14 Sam Mitchell- Went to college in Macon-- Head Coach of Toronto Raptors.
14Catherine Benson- First female in the world to earn a college degree @ Wesleyan
15 Neva Fickling-- Ms. America 1953
16 Phil Walden--Founder of Capricorn Studios. Died a few weeks ago.
17 Roy Fickling-- Founder of Fickling& Co. Real Estate.
18 Bernard Ramsey--Born and raised-- Merrill Lynch Executive
19 Toni Jenning-- Florida Liet. Governer.
20Wesley Duke-- Went to college at Mercer in Macon. Tight end for Denver Broncos-- 2005 AfC West Champions
 

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Born in Seattle (still living):
Paul Allen – co-founder of Microsoft
Erika Christensen – actress
Gail Devers – athlete
Kenny G – musician
Bill Gates – co-founder of Microsoft
Duff McKagan – bassist with Guns N' Roses
Sir Mix-a-Lot – rap musician
Apolo Anton Ohno – Olympic speed skating competitor
Ron Santo – professional baseball player

Born in Seattle (dead):
Frances Farmer – actress
Jimi Hendrix – rock musician
James Doohan – actor
Minoru Yamasaki – architect, designed WTC in New York

Lived in Seattle sometime during the life (still living):
Quincy Jones – musician
Dave Matthews – musician
Bill Nye – scientist

Lived in Seattle sometime during the life (dead):
Ted Bundy – serial killer
Ray Charles – musician
Kurt Cobain – musician
Bruce Lee – actor

Musical groups formed in Seattle:
Alice in Chains
Foo Fighters
Nirvana, rock band
Pearl Jam, rock band
Soundgarden, rock band
 

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SILVERLAKE said:
YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN ME!!!!!!! :cheer:
EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY IN LA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WE could do the top 200,000 noteworthy people in this city!!!!!!
Yeah it's going to be terribly difficult to just pick out 20 from LA or NYC
 

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Just about every band that i can think of is from southern california look them up on wikipedia the ones i can think of right now are the red hot chili peppers, system of a down, avenged sevenfold, green day, the offspring, linkin parkm, guns n' roses, the eagles, unwritten law, blink 182, and many more
 
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