Famous left-Handed People

Saturday, 13 August 2011

International Left-Handers Day day 2011 Aug. 13 celebrated around the world Left-handed people have been urged to celebrate their physiology for International Left-Handers' Day.  As it turns out, there are a lot of famous southpaws to join the celebration. Left-handed discrimination.

An NBA forward

The details: The NBA forward became one-third of the Miami Heat's "Big 3" miami heat big 3 when he was traded from a Canadian team in 2010.
His lavish wedding
He and his petite bride's over-the-top reception chris bosh $300,000 wedding included a specially built pool, custom-created essential oils and a celeb-filled guest list.
The Miami Heat player’s walk down the isle is rumored to cost $300,000!
Although Bosh and his love, Adrienne Williams, are getting ready to take the great leap in front of friends and family on July 16, the two actually legally wed back in April, according to tmz.
The ceremony will take place at a disclosed beachfront location in the Miami area. The food by the way, it’s supposed to be costing the NBA player $250,000. And the couple has put down deposits of 100 rooms for guests and are planning a three-day weekend that will include a welcome dinner and Sunday brunch. Chris bosh wedding celebrity guest list . Chris bosh special permission lockout.

A Republican president

The details: The New England-born politician became the nation's 41st president after serving two terms as vice president under a former California governor.
Post-presidency life
He took up a daredevil hobby to celebrate some milestone birthdays. He teamed up with a fellow former president to raise money for disaster-relief efforts around the world. President george h.w. bush. Bill clinton and george h.w. bush disaster. George bush parachute birthday.

A legendary tennis player

The details: The Czech-born player Prague, Czech Republic achieved the Career Grand Slam in singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles.
Life since retirement
The nine-time Wimbledon champ was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. Martina navratilova breast cancer prognosis. She was martina navratilova hospitalized late last year after attempting to climb Africa's highest peak.

A Democratic president

The details: The 42nd president in Arkansas, United States served two full terms despite being impeached for lying about his affair with a White House intern. 
He offered a constitutional solution for the debt ceiling debate. President bill clinton debt ceiling 14th amendment. He serves as a United Nations bill clinton u.n. special envoy to a disaster-stricken Caribbean island country.
A Hall of Fame quarterback steve young
The details: The Brigham Young University alum and seven-time Pro Bowler is known for leading the San Francisco 49ers to three Super Bowl victories, but began his career in the short-lived United States Football League.
Career highlights
His earned the MVP award with his record six touchdown passes  in Super Bowl XXIX.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005. Watch his speech.

An MLB All-Star josh hamilton
The details: This former No. 1 draft pick and current Texas Ranger struggled with drug addiction for several years before helping his team get to the World Series.
Since his comeback
This power hitter broke the single-round record  at the 2008 Home Run Derby.
He dealt with another tragedy when a fan died trying to catch a ball the left-fielder had tossed him.
A pop superstar lady gaga
The details: The piano-playing boundary pusher has paired up with a flamboyant music icon, an R&B diva and a late saxophone legend since releasing her debut album in 2008.
Her outlandish looks
She accepted an MTV Video Music Award from another musical fashion icon wearing a dress made entirely of an unusual material. Where is it now?
She has a penchant for outrageous high-heeled shoes and has been caught stumbling by the paparazzi.
An All-Star pitcher +randy johnson
The details: The 6-foot-10-inch pitcher began his major-league career in 1988 and ended it 10 All-Star appearances later in 2009.
Career highlights
He achieved the pinnacle of every pitcher's career -- the perfect game -- at the age of 40. Watch the video.
He became only the sixth lefty to reach this Major League milestone.
An Oscar-winning actress angelina jolie
The details: This full-lipped thespian first gained attention onscreen as a drug-addicted supermodel and went on to win the Oscar for this movie. But her latest  movie  with Johnny Depp was a box-office bomb.
Her personal life
The tabloid favorite was previously married to her British co-star and a fellow Oscar winner before pairing up with her current superstar partner. See pictures of their family.
The former "wild child"  travels around the world as a United Nations goodwill ambassador.
A professional golfer phil mickelson 
The details: This popular PGA Championship winner and three-time Masters champ, nicknamed "Lefty," employs a left-handed swing despite being right-handed.
Who is this honorary lefty?
Second-place finishes
His double bogey on the 18th hole lost him the 2006 U.S. Open.
Despite a strong front nine on the last day, he tied for second  in the 2011 British Open. Watch videos.
A history-making president president barack obama
The details: He is the first president to be born in this island state and was a U.S. senator from a Midwestern state before he became the 44th president.
First-term highlights
His historic inauguration  reportedly drew the biggest crowd  obama inauguration 1.8 million people ever to the National Mall.
He signed the health care reform bill  on March 23, 2010. Get the latest updates on the legislation.
A Grand Slam winner rafael nadal
The details: This 25-year-old tennis player  nicknamed "the King of Clay," already has 10 Grand Slam titles under his belt.
Career highlights
His nearly five-hour Wimbledon finals match  against his longtime rival is considered one of the best in tennis history.
He became the second male singles player  to achieve the Career Golden Slam with his 2010 U.S. Open victory.
A talk-show queen oprah winfrey
The details: She was born into poverty in small-town Mississippi but later became one of the most powerful figures in media with her own talk show, production company, magazine and even a cable channel. She boasts famous friends around the world, including U2 frontman, Bono.
Post-show plans
She's taking on a bigger role at her cable network, which has struggled in the ratings.
She plans to return to TV next year with a new series after ending her talk show after 25 seasons.
A music legend paul mccartney
The details: This famous singer, songwriter and bass player began his career in the 1960s as one-quarter of arguably the most famous rock quartet in the world, formed his own band and went on to a hugely successful solo career. In 1999, he was voted "greatest composer of the millennium" by BBC News.
His personal life
He was married to a photographer, musician and animal rights activist  from 1969 until her death in 1998.
After surviving a contentious divorce from his second wife, the 69-year-old is getting ready to tie the knot a third time.
An NFL quarterback michael vick
The details: In 2005, this NFL quarterback was set to be the highest-paid player in history with his 10-year contract extension with the Atlanta Falcons. Two years later, things went south for the man whose nickname is ironically is tattooed on his right hand, when he pleaded guilty to charges related to dogfighting and was ordered to reimburse the team.
Other contract details
He now plays for the Philadelphia Eagles. michael vick $20 million contract 2011
He re-signed an athletic endorsement deal with a famous athletic wear company.
michael vick $20 million contract 2011
Michael Vick is one of the more polarizing players in the NFL. He served two years in a federal prison for dog fighting and on Wednesday was given an estimated $20 million contract.
has signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Pro Bowl quarterback was designated as the team’s franchise player Feb. 15. He signed the franchise tender Wednesday.Under rules of the collective bargaining agreement that expires at midnight Thursday, a team must pay a franchise player the average of the top five salaries at his position. Vick would make an estimated $20 million under this tag.
Here is a list of some famous left handed people unique information
Left-Handed U.S. Presidents
James A. Garfield  (1831-1881) 20th
Herbert Hoover  (1874-1964) 31st
Harry S. Truman  (1884-1972) 33rd
Gerald Ford  (1913-    ) 38th
Ronald Reagan  (1911 -    ) 40th
George H.W. Bush  (1924-    ) 41st
Bill Clinton  (1946-    ) 42nd
Barack Obama  (1961-    ) 44th
Left-Handed Authors
James Baldwin, novelist
Bet Bowen, horror novelist
Peter Benchley, novelist
Lewis Carroll
Richard Condon, novelist
Jean Genet
Marshall McLuhan
Diane Paul
Helen Hooven Santmyer, novelist
Viktoria Stefanov
Samuel C. Warner (?), poet
H.G. Wells
Jessamyn West
Eudora Welty, see One Writer's Beginnings (1983:27)
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Left-Handed Actors
Don Adams
Dan Aykroyd
Eddie Albert
Tim Allen
June Allyson
Harry Anderson
Amitabh Bachchan, Indian actor
Herschel Bernardi
Robert Blake
Matthew Broderick
Bruce Boxleitner
Carol Burnett
George Burns, comedian
Ruth Buzzi, comedienne
Keith Carradine
Khaled Chahrour, Egyptian actor
Charlie Chaplin
George Gobel, comedian
Chuck Conners
Hans Conreid
James Cromwell
Tom Cruise
Quinn Cummings
Daniel Davis
Bruce Davison
Matt Dillon
Marty Engles, comedian
Olivia de Havilland
Robert DeNiro
Michael Dorn
Fran Drescher, comedian
Richard Dreyfuss
W.C. Fields
Larry Fine ? (of the Three Stooges)
Peter Fonda
Greta Garbo
Terri Garr
Paul Michael Glaser
Whoopie Goldberg
Betty Grable
Cary Grant
Peter Graves
Mark Hamill
Rex Harrison
Goldie Hawn
Joey Heatherton
Tippi Hedren
Jim Henson, puppetteer
Kermit the Frog
Rock Hudson
Angelina Jolie
Shirley Jones ?
Gabe Kaplan
Danny Kaye
Diane Keaton
George Kennedy
Nicole Kidman
Lisa Kudrow
Michael Landon
Hope Lange
Joey Lawrence
Peter Lawford
Cloris Leachman
Hal Linden
Cleavon Little
Shirley MacLaine
Andrew McCarthy
Kristy McNichol
Steve McQueen
Howie Mandel, comedian
Marcel Marceau, mime
Harpo Marx
Marsha Mason
Mary Stuart Masterson
Anne Meara, comedian
Sasha Mitchell
Marilyn Monroe
Robert Morse
Anthony Newley
Kim Novak
Ryan O'Neal
Sarah Jessica Parker
Estelle Parsons
Anthony Perkins
Ron Perlman
Luke Perry
Bronson Pinchot
Joe Piscopo, comedian
Robert Preston
Michael J. Pollard
Richard Pryor, comedian
Robert Redford
Keanu Reeves
Don Rickles, comedian
Julia Roberts
Mickey Rourke
Eva Marie Saint
Telly Savalas
Jean Seberg
Jerry Seinfeld, comedian
Christian Slater
Dick Smothers, comedian
Brent Spiner
Slyvester Stallone ?
Terence Stamp
Jessica Steen
Rod Steiger
Alan Thicke
Terry Thomas, comedian
Emma Thompson
Rip Torn
Peter Ustinov
Brenda Vaccaro
Karen Valentine
Rudy Vallee
Dick Van Dyke
Graham Walker a.k.a. Grumbleweeds, English comedian
Wil Wheaton
James Whitmore
Treat Williams
Bruce Willis
William Windom
Oprah Winfrey
Mare Winningham
Joanne Woodward
Keenan Wynn
Stephanie Zimbalist
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