Minnesota's Famous Celebrities (Alive and Deceased)  modified:  2016

Bob Dylan
(American Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Author, and Poet)
Born: May 24, 1941 in Duluth, MN
Information: < http://www.bobdylan.com/moderntimes/home/main.html >

Bob Dylan Biography  Singer, Songwriter
Blowin in The Wind - Bob Dylan - YouTube
Bob Dylan The Times They Are A Changin' 1964 - YouTube
Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone World's Most Viewed Cover! [cover] - YouTube
Top 10 Bob Dylan Songs - YouTube
Bob Dylan Biography | Rolling Stone

Folk rock - Wikipedia
Bob Dylan - Wikipedia 
born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941, an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest, although Dylan repudiated suggestions from journalists that he was a spokesman for his generation. Nevertheless, early songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" became anthems for the American civil rights and anti-war movements...
Bob Dylan discography - Wikipedia
Hibbing's Dylan Days are over but Duluth's live on - TwinCities.com  Christa Lawler, 12/30/2014
Duluth Dylan Festival | Facebook  Duluth, MN, May each year
Dylan Days  1991 - 2014, Hibbing, MN

The Life and Career of Bob Dylan - YouTube
Meet Bob Dylan, 1986 - Part 1 of 4 - YouTube

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11779 161014  Why Bob Dylan Deserves His Nobel Prize - Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan makes no mention of Nobel prize as he takes to the stage Music | The Guardian
Bob Dylan OFFICIAL GREATEST HITS ★★★★★ - YouTube
The debate over Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize for literature - YouTube
Minnesota’s own Bob Dylan is first musician to win Nobel literature prize – Twin Cities


F. Scott Fitzgerald (American Author, Screenwriter)
Born: September 24, 1896 in St. Paul, MN
Died: December 21, 1940 in Hollywood, CA
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story - Biography.com
Information: < http://www.sc.edu/fitzgerald/ >
10207 150924    September 24, 1896    Happy birthday F. Scott Fitzgerald! 
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Best Burns Ever | TIME
F Scott Fitzgerald The Great American Dreamer part 1 - YouTube   part 1 - part 5
Jazz Age - Wikipedia
Roaring Twenties - Wikipedia

7287 140928    September 24, 1896  Happy Birthday F. Scott Fitzgerald!

F. Scott Fitzgerald Biography
F. Scott Fitzgerald - Wikipedia
The American Novel . Literary Timeline . Authors . F. Scott Fitzgerald - PBS
F. Scott Fitzgerald - IMDb
GREAT GATSBY Trailer (2012) Movie HD - YouTube

9566 150629  F. Scott Fitzgerald slept here: Summit Ave. row house on the market - TwinCities.com  06/28/2015
593 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN
F. Scott Fitzgerald House - Wikipedia  599 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN
Summit Avenue (St. Paul) - Wikipedia
Terraced house - Wikipedia  row house
Houses
F. Scott Fitzgerald Walking Tours | Historic Sites Minnesota Historical Society
12889 170621  14th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference  June 25 - July 1, 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota
To know St. Paul is to know F. Scott Fitzgerald’s work – Twin Cities
F. Scott Fitzgerald conference brings the world to St. Paul’s door – Twin Cities
FitzFest events open to the public. Some are even free. – Twin Cities


Judy Garland (American Actress)
Born: June 10, 1922 in Grand Rapids, MN
Died: June 22, 1969 in London, England

Somewhere Over the Rainbow - The Wizard of Oz (1-8) Movie CLIP (1939) HD - YouTube
Mini BIO - Judy Garland - YouTube
Information: < http://www.judygarlandmuseum.com/ >
Wizard of Oz Festival (formerly known as Judy Garland Festival), Grand Rapids, MN, early June < http://www.judygarlandmuseum.com/ >
Best known for her role as Dorothy Gale from The Wizard of Oz.
Judy Garland - IMDb
Judy Garland - Actress, Film Actor-Film Actress, Film Actress, Singer, Television Actress, Classic Pin-Ups - Biography.com


J. Paul Getty
10587 151218    December 15, 1892    Happy birthday J. Paul Getty!
J. Paul Getty - Art Collector, Philanthropist - Biography.com
J. Paul Getty - YouTube
J. Paul Getty - Wikipedia 
December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976, an American industrialist. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, while the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1.2 billion (approximately $8.8 billion in 2014).... Getty was an avid collector of art and antiquities; his collection formed the basis of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California, ... 
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James J. Hill (Canadian-American Railroad Executive)
Born: September 16, 1838 in Eramosa Township, Upper Canada (Ontario)
Died: May 29, 1916 in St. Paul, MN
Note: James J. Hill built the Hill House, St. Paul, MN, in 1891, the largest and most expensive home in Minnesota at the time
Information: < http://www.railserve.com/JJHill.html >, < http://www.mnhs.org/places/sites/jjhh/house.html >
8620 150227 
Ever Wanted to Look Inside a Summit Avenue Mansion  Midwest Home
For example, James J. Hill House  James J Hill House tour - YouTube
James J. Hill House | Historic Sites Minnesota Historical Society
James J. Hill - Wikipedia 
September 16, 1838 – May 29, 1916, a Canadian-American railroad executive, "The Empire Builder"

James J. Hill Biography

Summit Avenue Tour - 001 Introduction - YouTube
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Garrison Keillor (American Author and Radio Personality of A Prairie Home Companion)
Born: August 7, 1942 in Anoka, MN
Information: < http://prairiehome.publicradio.org/ > | A Prairie Home Companion (2006 movie)
11565 160808     born August 7, 1942    Garrison Keillor
A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
The end of an era for A Prairie Home Companion - YouTube
And that's the news from Lake Wobegon Keillor closes four decades of 'Prairie Home' | Minnesota Public Radio News  07/02/2016
A Summer Night, News From Lake Wobegon (A Prairie Home Companion) - YouTube
A Prairie Home Companion (2006 movie)
A Prairie Home Companion (2006) Official Trailer - Meryl Streep, Lindsay Lohan Movie HD - YouTube

A Prairie Home Companion (2006) - Duct Tape - YouTube
Meryl Streep and Lily Tomlin - Goodbye to my mama - YouTube
Garrison Keillor - Wikipedia  born August 7, 1942, an American author, storyteller, humorist, radio actor, voice actor, and radio personality. He is known as creator of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (called Garrison Keillor's Radio Show in some international syndication), which he hosted from 1974 to 2016. Keillor created the fictional Minnesota town Lake Wobegon, ...

Sinclair Lewis (American Novelist and Playwright)
Born: February 7, 1885 in Sauk Centre, MN
Died: January 10, 1951 in Rome, Italy
First American to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930
Information: < http://www.english.ilstu.edu/separry/sinclairlewis/biography.html >

Charles Lindbergh (American Aviator)
Born: February 4, 1902 in Detroit, MI.
He grew up on a farm near Little Falls, MN. 
Died: August 26, 1974 in Maui, HI
Information: < http://www.charleslindbergh.com/history/index.asp >
The first aviator to fly nonstop from New York to Paris by himself     Click here for more info

John Madden (American Football Player, Coach, and Sportscaster)
Born: April 10, 1936 in Austin, MN
Information: < http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/madden/story?page=bio >

Roger Maris (American Baseball Player)
Born: September 10, 1934 in Hibbing, MN
Died: December 14, 1985 in Houston, Texas
Information: < http://www.rogermaris.com/ >

Charles Horace Mayo (American Medical Doctor, Co-founder of the Mayo Clinic)
Born: July 19, 1865 in Rochester, MN
Died: May 26, 1939 in Chicago, IL
Information: < http://www.mayoclinic.org/tradition-heritage/ >

William James Mayo (American Physician, Co-founder of the Mayo Clinic)
Born: June 29, 1861 in Le Sueur, MN
Died: July 28, 1939 in Rochester, MN
Information: < http://www.mayoclinic.org/tradition-heritage/ >

Walter Mondale (U.S. Vice President and Senator)
Born: January 5, 1928 in Ceylon, MN
Information: < http://www.mnc.net/norway/Mondale.htm >
U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Mary Tyler Moore
born December 29, 1936   
Mary Tyler Moore - Actress - Biography.com  videos
A bronze statue of Mary Tyler Moore's iconic hat toss,  Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mary Tyler Moore - Wikipedia 
December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017, an American actress, known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis; and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966), in which she played Laura Petrie, a former dancer turned Westchester homemaker, wife and mother. ...
New York 
 

Prince (American Singer, Songwriter, Musician)
Born: June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, MN
Information: Here < http://www.3121.com/ >
Biography.com  Prince
Top Tracks - Prince - YouTube
Prince (musician) - Wikipedia
  Prince Rogers Nelson, June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016, known by his mononym Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor, serving as a major figure in popular music for over three decades. ...
Prince - IMDb
11352 160607     June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016     Prince
Proclamation - Governor Declares June 7, 2016 to be “Prince Day” in Minnesota -
   |  Proclamation - "Prince Day"
Minnesota Governor Declares June 7th 'Prince Day' - Rolling Stone

11181 160421    R.I.P.    April 21, 2016     Prince     Music great Prince dies at 57 - LA Times
11191 160424  Block party: Thousands of fans flock downtown to First Avenue to honor Prince - StarTribune.com 
Prince Honored in Special 'Saturday Night Live' Tribute - NBC News
The magical moments that defined Prince's musical legacy - France 24

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Winona Ryder (American Actress)
Born: October 29, 1971 in Olmsted County, MN
Information: < http://winona.fan-sites.org/ >

Charles Schultz (American Cartoonist, Inventor of Peanuts Comic Strips)
Born: November 26, 1922 in Minneapolis, MN
Died: February 12, 2000 in Santa Rosa, CA
Information: < http://schulzmuseum.org/ >, < http://www.snoopy.com/ >
10405 151108  BoxOffice® — The Business of Movies
Spectre (2015) - IMDb
The Peanuts Movie (2015) - IMDb

10489 151126  November 26, 1922    Happy birthday Charles Schulz!
Charles Schulz - Illustrator, Writer - Biography.com
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving full - YouTube
A Charlie Brown Christmas (The Meaning of Christmas) - YouTube
Charles Schulz Documentary - YouTube
107 Facts About The Peanuts! (ToonedUp #56) @ChannelFred - YouTube

Charles M. Schulz - Wikipedia  November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000, nicknamed Sparky, an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts (which featured the characters Snoopy and Charlie Brown, among others)....
Charles Schultz (American Cartoonist, Inventor of Peanuts Comic Strips)
Born: November 26, 1922 in Minneapolis, MN
Died: February 12, 2000 in Santa Rosa, CA
Information: < http://schulzmuseum.org/ >, < http://www.snoopy.com/ >
10405 151108  BoxOffice® — The Business of Movies
Spectre (2015) - IMDb
The Peanuts Movie (2015) - IMDb

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Jesse Ventura (American Politician, Minnesota Governor, Former Wrestler, and Actor)
Born: July 15, 1951 in Minneapolis, MN
Information: < http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Ventura >


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