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Little Rock, AR

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.littlerock.org/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.littlerockchamber.com/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.littlerock.com/

Population:
183133 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1812

County:
Pulaski County

Capital of Arkansas.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Gazette
Little Rock Gazette

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
1927
Arkansas Baptist College
1884
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
1879
Philander Smith College
1877

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
William J. Clinton Presidential Library
2004

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Windstream
2006
Dillard's
1948
ALLTEL
1943

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joey Lauren Adams
Actor
6-Jan-1971   Chasing Amy
Gilbert M. Anderson
Actor
21-Mar-1880 20-Jan-1971 Broncho Billy
Rebecca Balding
Actor
21-Sep-1955   Silent Scream
Danielle Berry
Computer Programmer
19-Feb-1949 3-Jul-1998 Transsexual designer of M.U.L.E.
Matt Besser
Actor
22-Sep-1967   Upright Citizens Brigade
Frank Bonner
Actor
28-Feb-1942   Herb Tarlek on WKRP
Chelsea Clinton
Relative
27-Feb-1980   Daughter of Hillary and Bill Clinton
Gail Davis
Actor
5-Oct-1925 15-Mar-1997 Annie Oakley
Derek Fisher
Basketball
9-Aug-1974   All-Star NBA point guard
Jay C. Flippen
Actor
6-Mar-1899 3-Feb-1971 The Killing
Erle Chennault Galbraith
Relative
1-Dec-1922 11-Jan-2004 Widow of Al Jolson
Gil Gerard
Actor
23-Jan-1943   Buck Rogers
Bill Halter
Politician
30-Nov-1960   Lt. Governor of Arkansas
Rex Humbard
Religion
13-Aug-1919 21-Sep-2007 Televangelist
Brent Jennings
Actor
1951   Character actor
Linda Jewell
Diplomat
c. 1953   US Ambassador to Ecuador
Lil' JJ
Comic
31-Oct-1990   Just Jordan
Josh Lucas
Actor
20-Jun-1971   Wonderland
Douglas MacArthur
Military
26-Jan-1880 5-Apr-1964 General of the Army
Haki R. Madhubuti
Author
23-Feb-1942   Black Men: Obsolete, Single, Dangerous?
Richard M. Miles
Diplomat
8-Jan-1937   Former US Ambassador to Georgia, Bulgaria
Corin Nemec
Actor
5-Nov-1971   Parker Lewis Can't Lose
George Newbern
Actor
10-Dec-1964   Justice League
Houston Nutt
Football
14-Oct-1957   Head Coach, Ole Miss Rebels
Scott E. Parazynski
Astronaut
28-Jul-1961   Shuttle astronaut, summited Everest
Charles E. Phillips, Jr.
Business
c. 1960   President of Oracle, 2003-10
Lawrence Phillips
Football
12-May-1975   Troubled former pro football player
Bob C. Riley
Politician
18-Sep-1924 16-Feb-1994 Governor of Arkansas, 1975
Brooks Robinson
Baseball
18-May-1937   Baltimore Orioles third base
Pharoah Sanders
Jazz Musician
13-Oct-1940   The Creator Has A Master Plan
Alan Watson Steelman
Politician
15-Mar-1942   Congressman from Texas, 1973-77
Sheryl Underwood
Comic
28-Oct-1963   The Talk

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carl E. Bailey
Politician
8-Oct-1894 23-Oct-1948 Governor of Arkansas, 1937-41
Danielle Berry
Computer Programmer
19-Feb-1949 3-Jul-1998 Transsexual designer of M.U.L.E.
Lisa Blount
Actor
1-Jul-1957 27-Oct-2010 Box of Moon Light
Bill Dickey
Baseball
6-Jun-1907 12-Nov-1993 Eleven-time American League All-Star
William T. Dillard
Business
2-Sep-1914 8-Feb-2002 Founder of Dillard's
J. Marion Futrell
Politician
14-Aug-1870 20-Jun-1955 Twice Governor of Arkansas
Nathan Green Gordon
Politician
4-Sep-1916 8-Sep-2008 Lt. Governor of Arkansas, 1947-67
Dale Hawkins
Singer/Songwriter
22-Aug-1936 13-Feb-2010 Susie-Q
Bill Hicks
Comic
16-Dec-1961 26-Feb-1994 Visionary comedian, met untimely death
John L. McClellan
Politician
25-Feb-1896 28-Nov-1977 US Senator from Arkansas, 1943-77
Sid McMath
Politician
14-Jun-1912 4-Oct-2003 Governor of Arkansas, 1949-53
Harvey Parnell
Politician
28-Feb-1880 16-Jan-1936 Governor of Arkansas, 1928-33
Win Rockefeller
Politician
17-Sep-1948 16-Jul-2006 Billionaire, Arkansas Lt. Governor
Roy Scheider
Actor
10-Nov-1932 10-Feb-2008 Jaws
Sam Walton
Business
29-Mar-1918 5-Apr-1992 America's richest man, founded Wal-Mart
Frank D. White
Politician
4-Jun-1933 21-May-2003 Governor of Arkansas, 1981-83



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