Famous People Who Have Lived in Houston:
Howard Hughes, Patrick Swayze, Shelly Duvall, Renee Zellweger, Dennis Quaid, Randy
Quaid, Anna Nicole Smith, Brent Spiner, Lisa Hartman, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather,
Beyonce Knowles, Kenny Rogers, Clint Black, Hilary Duff, Lyle Lovett, Barbara Mandrell,
George Forman, and Roger Clemens.
Houston History – Important Notes:
Houston holds the honor of housing the world's first general purpose indoor stadium
with air conditioning: The Astrodome.
The city was named after the first President of the Republic of Texas: Sam Houston.
In 1962 Houston began to play an important part in the 'space race' when NASA built
the Manned Spacecraft Center, which is now known as the Lyndon B. Johnson Space