Rob Stringer : People in the Spotlight From Texas
Rob Stringer was reminiscing about his recent trip to Texas. He had really enjoyed his visit with his brother Samuel and his brother’s wife Edith and of course their children. The visits are too short, he thought. Having time to gather his thoughts he entered into his blog some of the famous people from Texas’ past and present
Rob Stringer acknowledges that Texas also has a grand history of prior presidents. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States elected to office in 1953 and served for two terms. He was also a five star general. He is accredited with the creation of the interstate highway system. These systems were originally put in place around major cities to ensure evacuation of its citizens in case of a war and also to allow the military effects access after the citizens departed.
Rob Stringer Listed Famous People Of Texas
Don Henley: Best known as the drummer and vocalist for the country band Eagles, Don Henley was born in Linden, Texas in 1947.
Beyonce Knowles: Bootylicious solo singer Beyonce Knowles, who started her career with the band, Destiny's Child, was born in Houston, Texas in 1981.
Janis Joplin: One of the few female rock singers at the time, Janis Joplin who enjoyed roaring success in the 1960s was born in Port Arthur, Texas.
Usher: Famous R&B singer Usher (Usher Raymond IV) was born in 1978 in Dallas, Texas.
Stevie Ray Vaughan: Rock guitarist, songwriter and singer Stevie Ray Vaughan hails from Dallas, Texas.
Owen Wilson: Marley & Me and Wedding Crashers star Owen Wilson is another famous Texan. Born in Dallas, Texas in 1968.
Luke Wilson: The younger sibling of actor Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson was born in Dallas, Texas and is known for his roles in Legally Blond and Charlie's Angels.
Renee Zellweger: A diverse actress with several big hits to her name like Chicago and Bridget Jones' Diary, Renee Zellweger was born in Houston, Texas in 1969.
Matthew McConaughey: Matthew McConaughey, star of films like Sahara and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, another Texan born in Uvalde, Texas.
'Stone Cold' Steve Austin: Born Steven James Anderson in Austin Texas, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin is a former WWE wrestler.
Lance Armstrong: Seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong was born in Plano, Texas.
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