New York Demographics:
Famous People Who Have Lived in New York:
Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Lou Reed, Joey Ramone, Deborah Harry, Christina
Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Sammy Davis Jr., Neil Diamond, P. Diddy, Paul Simon, Art
Garfunkel, Billy Joel, Jennifer Lopez, Barry Manilow, George and Ira Gershwin, Ella
Fitzgerald, Barbara Streisand, Alan Alda, Woody Allen, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall,
Mel Brooks, Matthew Broderick, Robert DeNiro, Heath Ledger, Kirk Douglas, Richard
Dreyfus, Jackie Gleason, Rita Hayworth, Danny Kaye, Christopher Reeve, Adam Sandler,
Martin Scorsese, Jon Stewart, Christopher Walken, Greta Garbo, Sarah Jessica Parker,
Tony Randall, Denzel Washington, George Carlin, Chris Rock, Anderson Cooper, Dan
Rather, Peter Jennings, Barbara Walters, Bob Costas, Jake LaMotta, Vince Lombardi,
Mike Tyson, Joe DiMaggio, Vin Scully, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle,
Willie Mays, John McEnroe, Joe Namath, Lou Gehrig, Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, Bugsy
Siegel, Calvin Klein, Louis Farrakhan, Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, Al Sharpton,
Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Millard Fillmore, Martin Van Buren,
Alexander Hamilton, John D. Rockefeller, and Andy Warhol.
New York History – Important Notes:
George Washington was inaugurated as first President of the United States in the
Manhattan district of New York City.
New York City was given the nickname "The Big Apple" by musicians who were lucky
enough to get a gig in the city.
During the 1800's, New York was notorious for the "5 Boroughs" areas which had many
gangs that fought for control of the area and a vast amount of political corruption.