Los Angeles Demographics:
Famous People Who Have Lived in Los Angeles:
Marilyn Monroe, Jodie Foster, Ban Affleck, Jennifer Anniston, Lucille Ball, Desi
Arnaz Jr., Drew Barrymore, Dustin Hoffman, Will Rogers, Angelina Jolie, America
Ferrera, Leonardo DiCaprio, Carrie Fisher, Diane Keaton, Gwyneth Paltrow, Harry
Shearer, Helen Hunt, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jason Schwartzman, Kate
Hudson, Liza Manelli, Paula Abdul, Ritchie Valens, Snoop Dog, Dr. Dre, Douglas Fairbanks,
Mary Pickford, Howard Hughes, Darryl Strawberry, Jack Kemp, Fernando Valenzuela,
Steve Sax, and Tommy Lasorda.
Los Angeles History – Important Notes:
The Olympics, traditionally a money loser, was hosted in Los Angeles twice, and
the event made a profit both times.
In 2002 a measure was put on the ballots that would allow for Hollywood and the
San Fernando Valley to secede from Los Angeles. It was promptly voted down.
The aviation industry was huge in Los Angeles, primarily because the area offers
fair weather conditions for much of the year.