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Bespectacled forefather of rock n roll; died in a famous plane crashBuddy Holly
84.3%
Legendary actor most famous for westerns, won 2 Oscars for directing. Michael J. Fox 'played' him in a movieClint Eastwood
80.6%
Artist, filmmaker and 60's icon; most famous work involved soup cansAndy Warhol
78.7%
Sardonic actor most famous for his roles in Ghostbusters and Lost In Translation; was almost BatmanBill Murray
71.3%
Former member of The Supremes with a very successful solo career; friend to Michael JacksonDiana Ross
71.3%
Member of The Beatles, Wings and a successful solo careerPaul McCartney
71.3%
Member of the Rat Pack; one of the most famous singers of all-timeFrank Sinatra
70.4%
Arguably the greatest basketball player of all-time, though not a great baseball player, as he learned mid-way through his basketball careerMichael Jordan
68.5%
Actress, Princess of Monaco; starred in Hitchcock's Dial M For Murder, Rear Window and To Catch a ThiefGrace Kelly
65.7%
Lead singer of R.E.M.Michael Stipe
65.7%
Famous actor and dancer; most commonly partnered with Ginger RogersFred Astaire
62%
Actress and exercise guru; married to Ted TurnerJane Fonda
61.1%
Comedic actor from acting family; claims to be 'winning', despite strong indications otherwiseCharlie Sheen
60.2%
Original Charlie's Angel and 1970s pinup; passed away on the same day as Michael JacksonFarrah Fawcett
60.2%
His famous midnight ride warning of approaching enemies is a legendary part of US historyPaul Revere
60.2%
Member of Pearl Jam and solo ukelele artistEddie Vedder
58.3%
Late R&B singer of the 70s & 80s; as the song states, the 'original super freak'Rick James
58.3%
Baseball's all-time home run leaderBarry Bonds
52.8%
Late American film director often considered one of the best of all-time; one of his most famous characters is a talking computerStanley Kubrick
51.9%
Hint Song % Correct
Late singer/guitarist of The ClashJoe Strummer
50.9%
'Classic' actor in the highest grossing movie in history (when adjusted for inflation), though won his only Oscar for a different filmClark Gable
49.1%
American movie star of the 60s and 70s known as 'The King of Cool'; often associated with speeding cars and motorcyclesSteve McQueen
45.4%
Oscar-winning actress; portrayed Luke Skywalker's motherNatalie Portman
44.4%
The singer/songwriter, not the son of Michael BluthGeorge Michael
42.6%
19th century Irish playright and humorist; his only novel involved a supernatural paintingOscar Wilde
42.6%
One of the greatest baseball players of all time; inagural Hall of Fame inductee and former all-time hits leaderTy Cobb
42.6%
The Singing Cowboy; owned the California Angels baseball team for nearly 40 yearsGene Autry
38%
1980s actress and Brat Pack member most famous for getting out of a pool in slow motionPhoebe Cates
35.2%
Oscar-winning actress and sister of Warren Beatty; nominated 5 times before her 1983 winShirley MacLaine
35.2%
Late lead singer of Big Star and The HolliesAlex Chilton
34.3%
Another Hitchcock blonde; most famous for being 'looked at' by Humphrey BogartIngrid Bergman
32.4%
Actor, skateboarder; his name was Earl at one pointJason Lee
31.5%
Famous viking, actor or politician, depending on how you spell it (all accepted)Leif Erikson
27.8%
Country music singer who had crossover success in the early 1960s; died in a plane crash in 1963 at the age of 30Patsy Cline
26.9%
Though he shares a name with another member of R.E.M., this song is named for the film and music video directorMike Mills
25%
Canadian singer/songwriter and gay rights activist; her most famous song 'inspired' a late-era Rolling Stones singleKD Lang
23.1%
2-time NBA 6th Man of the Year, played for Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics and Trailblazers; was on a recent episode of Parks & RecreationDetlef Schrempf
22.2%
Legendary Broadway actress also famous for her cameo in Airplane!Ethel Merman
19.4%

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