Today’s Notable Texan – Cyd Charisse

Today’s Notable Texan – Cyd Charisse (Texas State Historical Association) Tula Ellice Finklea (better known as Cyd Charisse), dancer and actress, was born on March

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Today’s Notable Texan: Berkeley Breathed

Today’s Notable Texan: Berkeley Breathed (from Wikipedia) Guy Berkeley Breathed (June 21, 1957) is an American cartoonist, children’s book author/illustrator, director and screenwriter, best known for Bloom County, a 1980s cartoon-comic strip that dealt

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Today’s Notable Texan: Gene Autry

Today’s Notable Texan: Gene Autry Gene Autry (1907–1998), the movie star known as the “Singing Cowboy,” was born Orvon Gene Autry in Tioga, Texas, on

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Today’s Notable Texan: Waylon Jennings

Today’s Notable Texan: Waylon Jennings (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Country music icon Waylon Arnold Jennings (1937–2002) was born near Littlefield, Texas, on June 15, 1937, the son

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Today’s Notable Texan: John Neely Bryan

Today’s Notable Texan: John Neely Bryan John Neely Bryan (1810–1877), Indian trader, farmer, lawyer, and founder of Dallas, son of James and Elizabeth (Neely) Bryan,

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Today’s Notable Texan: Jim Bowie

Today’s Notable Texan: Jim Bowie (From Wikipedia) James “Jim” Bowie (c. 1796 – March 6, 1836), a 19th-century American pioneer, soldier, smuggler, slave trader, and

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Today’s Notable Texan: Powers Boothe

February 10, 2013 Today’s Notable Texan: Powers Boothe Powers Boothe was born June 1, 1948 on a farm in Snyder, Texas to Emily Kathryn Reeves and

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Today’s Notable Texan: Roky Erickson

February 9, 2013 Today marks our first daily Notable Texan posting. I thought we’d start out with someone I personally worked with in another life

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