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Old 01-19-2009, 07:09 PM
 
Location: Denver
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From my native Washington State:

Bill Gates
Bing Crosby
Kurt Cobain
Jimi Hendrix (above two for talent, not their deaths)
Hillary Swank
Bob Barker

How's that for an odd combination?
I would like to add:

Ron Santo
Rhyne Sandburg
Ron Cey
Paul Allen
Frank Herbert
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:11 PM
 
Location: Houston
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I remember visiting SHSU on college day, and they sat me in this weird little room with a bunch of SHSU paraphanalia and a little TV. I was wondering how lame the video was going to be, and then Dan Rather poped up as the narrator! It was still lame, but I had lived in the area for 17 years up to that point and thought it was cool that someone of National significance had a tie to Sam. I eventually didn't attend other than a 3hr. course a couple years later because it was too close to home......
I remember that college day. They now show that video in the coliseum. I wonder if it's the same video from when I saw it 9 years ago....wow, I can't believe it's been that long ago.
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:17 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX.
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Yea, I saw it 12 years ago....and I'd put money on it that it's the same video.
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Texas:
DJ Premier
Scarface
Phylicia Rashad
Erykah Badu
Tommy Lee Jones
Terry Ellis
Walter Cronkite
Barbara Jordin
Scott Joplin
Earl Campbell
Yolanda Adams
Roger Staubach
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:42 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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SD:

Cheryl Ladd (Charlie's Angels)
Catherine Bach (the original Daisy Duke)
Tom Brokaw (NBC anchor)
Bob Barker (The Price is Right)
Adam Vinateiri (Indianapolis Colts)
Jack Van Der Geest (Holocaust survivor, author)
Billy Mills (Olympian)
Al Neuharth (USA Today)
Pat O'Brien (The Insider, Access Hollywood)
Mary Hart (Entertainment Tonight)
Tom Daschle (Politician)
Haley Bonar (musician)
Harvey Dunn (American painter)
Oscar Howe (American painter)
Terry Redlin (American painter)
Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House on the Prairie)
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Old 01-19-2009, 07:43 PM
 
Location: Denver via Austin
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Lubbock, Texas- the one and only Buddy Holly.
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Old 01-19-2009, 09:33 PM
 
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Cheryl Ladd (Charlie's Angels)
Catherine Bach (the original Daisy Duke)
Tom Brokaw (NBC anchor)
Bob Barker (The Price is Right)
Adam Vinateiri (Indianapolis Colts)
Jack Van Der Geest (Holocaust survivor, author)
Billy Mills (Olympian)
Al Neuharth (USA Today)
Pat O'Brien (The Insider, Access Hollywood)
Mary Hart (Entertainment Tonight)
Tom Daschle (Politician)
Haley Bonar (musician)
Harvey Dunn (American painter)
Oscar Howe (American painter)
Terry Redlin (American painter)
Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House on the Prairie)
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in Wisconsin.
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Old 01-19-2009, 09:34 PM
 
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WI:
-Chris Gardner (the guy who inspired the movie The Pursuit of Happyness!)
-Georgia O'Keeffe
-Chris Farley
-Gene Wilder
-Frank Caliendo

NV:
-Andre Agassi
-Steve Wynn
-The Killers (the band)
Also, to add to your Wisconsin list, Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Old 01-19-2009, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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It's cool that CMDallas is from my state!
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Old 01-19-2009, 10:42 PM
 
Location: Georgia native in McKinney, TX
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It's cool that CMDallas is from my state!
You should note that the great state of Georgia has temporarily given your state the honor of having Saintmarks as a resident.
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