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Chapel Hill, NC

TOWN

Official Website:
http://www.ci.chapel-hill.nc.us/

Population:
48715 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1819 (founded)

County:
Durham County, Orange County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Kenan-Flagler Business School
1919
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1789
University of North Carolina
1789

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Algonquin Books
1983

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cam Cameron
Football
6-Feb-1961   Miami Dolphins Head Coach, 2007
Laurel Holloman
Actor
23-May-1971   Tina Kennard on The L Word
John Newton
Actor
29-Dec-1965   Tony Pagano on The Untouchables
Mojo Nixon
Musician
2-Aug-1957   Don Henley Must Die
Buzz Patterson
Radio Personality
c. 1955   The Buzz Cut
David Rees
Cartoonist
1972   Get Your War On
Loudon Wainwright III
Singer/Songwriter
5-Feb-1947   Rufus was a Tit-Man

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Bogart
Film Director
13-Nov-1919 15-Apr-2012 Prolific TV and film director
Lee Chamberlin
Actor
14-Feb-1938 30-May-2014 The Electric Company
Elizabeth Edwards
Relative
3-Jul-1949 7-Dec-2010 Wife of ex-Senator John Edwards
William C. Friday
Educator
13-Jul-1920 12-Oct-2012 President of UNC, 1956-86
Bill Guthridge
Basketball
27-Jul-1937 12-May-2015 UNC Head Coach, 1997-2000
George H. Hitchings
Scientist
18-Apr-1905 27-Feb-1998 Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, arthritis
Luther H. Hodges
Politician
9-Mar-1898 6-Oct-1974 Governor of North Carolina, 1954-61
Randall Jarrell
Poet
6-May-1914 14-Oct-1965 The Woman at the Washington Zoo
Kay Kyser
Musician
18-Jun-1897 23-Jul-1985 The Ol' Professor, eleven #1 records
Lewis Leary
Educator
18-Apr-1906 1-May-1990 That Rascal Freneau
William H. Pease
Historian
31-Aug-1924 20-Jun-2013 The Web of Progress
Martin Rodbell
Scientist
1-Dec-1925 7-Dec-1998 G-protein cell signal transmission
Dean Smith
Basketball
28-Feb-1931 7-Feb-2015 UNC Basketball Head Coach, 1961-97
Helen Vinson
Actor
17-Sep-1907 7-Oct-1999 The Wedding Night
Karl Edward Wagner
Novelist
12-Dec-1945 14-Oct-1994 Creator of Kane, the mystic swordsman



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