Las Vegas Demographics:
Famous People Who Have Lived in Las Vegas:
Jerry Lewis, Liberace, Wayne Newton, Robert Goulet, Debbie Reynolds, Barry Manilow,
Bette Midler, Smokey Robinson, David Copperfield, Tony Curtis, Don Rickles, Buddy
Hacket, Allen King, Louis Prima, and Andre Agassi.
Las Vegas History – Important Notes:
In the early 1900's, Las Vegas was known for offering "quickie divorces". After
living in the city for just 6 weeks, people would be eligible to become official
residents and obtain a fast divorce.
Construction on the Hoover Dam began in 1931, and led to a large boost in the local
The first casino in Las Vegas was built in 1906: the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino