1. Jessica Simpson was born in what big city?
New York City
Jessica Ann Simpson was born on July 10, 1980 in Dallas. She attended
J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas, and was crowned homecoming
2. What southern state
does her hubby Nick Lachey hail from?
Nick Lachey was born Nov. 9, 1973, in Harlan, Ky. He later moved to Ohio
where he graduated from the School for Creative and Performing Arts.
3. What southern capital city was American Idol star Clay Aiken born?
"American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken was born on Nov. 30, 1978,
in Raleigh. Heres one from the weird fact files: Did you know that
Clay is afraid of water? Which is ironic, because he sings a remake of
"Bridge Over Troubled Water."
4. What city in Alabama was American Idol winner Ruben Studdard born in?
Christopher Ruben Studdard, a.k.a. "The Velvet Teddy Bear,"
was born on July 14, 1978, in Birmingham, Ala.
5. Which Dixie Chick was born in Texas?
Natalie Maines was born on Oct. 14, 1974, in Lubbock, Texas. You might
remember that Natalie garnered international attention in 2003 when she
told a London concert audience, "Just so you know, we're ashamed
the President of the United States is from Texas."
6. Memphis, Tenn., is the final resting place of Elvis, and the birthplace
of what pop star?
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on Jan. 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tenn.
Did you know that Justin lost on Star Search at the age of 4? "Cry
Me a River" indeed.
7. Now you know Britney Spears was not born in Memphis, Tenn. -- so where
<i>was</i> she born?
Britney Jean Spears was born on Dec. 2, 1981, in Kentwood, La. Britney
was a former member of the Mickey Mouse Club -- fellow members included
Christina Aguilera, J.C. Chasez, Justin Timberlake and Keri Russell.
8. Who was born in our neighbor to the north, Canada?
Shania, whose real name is Eileen, was born on Aug. 28, 1965 in Timmins,
Ontario. The name Shania means, "I'm on my way" in Ojibwa. Her
father was an Ojibwa Indian.
9. Who was born in New York City?
Alicia Keys was born on Jan. 25, 1980 in New York City. As for the other
ladies -- Michelle Branch was born in Flagstaff, Ariz., Vanessa Carlton
in Mitford, Pa. and Nelly Furtado in British Columbia, Canada.
10. Which sunny state are the members of Creed from?
The boys from Creed all hail from Florida, "The Sunshine State."
Scott Stapp was born in Orlando, Mark Tremonti in Fort Walton Beach and
Scott Philips in Madison.