Famous People Who Have Lived in Atlanta:
Jeff Foxworthy, Tyler Parry, Spike Lee, Ty Pennington, Julia Roberts, Chris Tucker,
Robert Patrick, Holly Hunter, Ryan Seacrest, Steven Soderbergh, DeForest Kelley,
Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Trisha Yearwood, Gladys Knight, Usher, Otis Redding,
Little Richard, Ted Turner, Hank Aaron, Brett Butler, Walt Frazier, John Heisman,
Deion Sanders, Martin Luther King, Joe Scarborough, Jimmy Carter, Woodrow Wilson
Atlanta History - Important Notes:
Coca-Cola was invented in Atlanta. In 1886 a man named John S. Pemberton invented
the popular beverage and started selling it at a local pharmacy.
The city was largely destroyed during the Civil War, but was quickly rebuilt to
become even larger and more modern.
Margaret Mitchell incorporated the history of Atlanta into her novel 'Gone With