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PeopleThe Renowned People of the Peach StateWhat They Did and Their ImpactFAMOUS PEOPLE OF GEORGIATRIVIAHow Well Do You Know Georgia’s Famous People?GOSSIPRumors, Romance, and MoreBy Ethan BakalFebruary & March 2013?
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2Contents3IntroductionGeorgia is a great state in the southern United States that borders the Atlantic Ocean. The state has also been home to many famous and influential people throughout history.4Martin Luther King Jr.Martin Luther King Jr., a Georgian, was a man of African American descent that is responsible for many of the equal rights that American citizens have today.5Margaret MitchellMargaret Mitchell, born in Georgia at the the turn of the 20th century, was the very successful author of “Gone With the Wind” that was written in the worst time of American economical history, the Great Depression.6Ray CharlesRay Charles, born in Albany, Georgia in 1930, was a famous musician in the 1950’s and 1960’s who invented a new style of music known as soul. He created the song “Georgia on My Mind”, which became the state song of Georgia in 1979.ALSO IN THIS ISSUETRIVIA....................................SCOOP.................................STAR TRACKS....................PASSAGE.............................SOURCES.............................BIBLIOGRAPHY................FINAL SUMMARY............151617181920217Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter was born in the small town of Plains, Georgia in 1924. He was the 39th President of the United States and the first president to have been born in Georgia.8Dakota FanningDakota Fanning is a famous actress who is an inspiration for many young girls around the world. When she was eight, she was nominated for the Actors Guild Award, making her the youngest nominee in history.9Burt ReynoldsBurt Reynolds is a famous actor and director who has largely helped Georgia become a large film attraction, the number three state in the nation.10Hank AaronHank Aaron was a baseball player known for his involvement in the civil rights movement and his long-held record of home runs.11Gladys KnightGladys Knight is a famous Grammy-winning singer from Georgia, whose main time of fame came in the 60’s and 70’s from hits made by her group known as “Gladys Knight & the Pips”. 12Julia RobertsJulia Roberts is one of the most famous and highly-paid actresses in America today. With her first big role in “Pretty Woman” in 1990, she is known all across America and is the winner of an Academy Award.13UsherWith over 65 million records sold worldwide today, Usher, a resident of Atlanta, is one of the best-selling artist in American history.14Ryan SeacrestRyan Seacrest is a famous radio and television host from Atlanta, Georgia, who is considered one of the hardest working men in show business and most known faces for the younger generations of America.Georgia’s most famous foods include the peach and the peanut.
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