Jerry Springer....Before he was busting baby daddies on daytime TV, Jerry was mayor of Cincinnati. Springer, a democrat, was elected to the city council in 1971 and resigned in 1974 after admitting to getting much more than a massage at a “massage parlor” in Kentucky. However his political career survived and he became mayor in 1977. (Reuters)
Jacqueline Kennedy was born on this day in 1929, in Southhampton, New York. She was named Jacqueline Lee Bouvier. Her father, John, was a stockbroker on Wall Street whose family had come from France in the early 1800s. Her mother, Janet, had ancestors from Ireland and England. ♥❃❋✽✾❀❃ ♥ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacqueline_Kennedy_Onassis
Lucille Ball ~ Best remembered for her roles as the title characters in each of her 3 series: "I Love Lucy", "The Lucy Show" and "Here's Lucy". Her genealogy can be traced back to the earliest settlers in the colonies. One direct ancestor, William Sprague (1609-1675), left England on the ship "Lyon's Whelp" for Plymouth/Salem, Massachusetts. They were from Upwey, Dorsetshire, England. William, along with his 2 brothers, helped to found the city of Charlestown, Massachusetts.
Micky Rourke...gave his dogs credit during his Golden Globe Best Actor acceptance speech January 11, 2009: "I'd like to thank all my dogs. The ones that are here, the ones that aren't here anymore because sometimes when a man's alone, that's all you got is your dog. He stated that at one point his wife left, his career was over and his money was gone, but his dogs were always there for him.