Madonna was a cheerleader at the University of Michigan.
Paula Abdul was a head cheerleader in high school as well as with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg once cheered for James Madison High in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Ann-Margret was a cheerleader in Sweden.
Samuel L. Jackson cheered for the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers.
President George W. Bush cheered for both Philips Academy Andover in Andover, Mass., and Yale University.
Halle Berry was a cheerleader for the Bedford High Bearcats in Bedford, Ohio.
Sandra Bullock was a cheerleader at Washington Lee High, in Arlington, Va.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, the 34th president, was a cheerleader during his high school years in Abilene, Kan.
Aaron Spelling was head cheerleader at Southern Methodist University.
Cameron Diaz was a cheerleader at Long Beach Polytechnic High in Long Beach, Calif.
Katie Couric was a cheerleader at the University of Virginia.
Meryl Streep was a cheerleader for Bernard's High School in New Jersey.
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Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks (center)
What was said to be a young Great White shark took two bites on an outrigger canoe Sunday three miles off the Santa Barbara coast. The woman on board was sent into the ocean, but was not harmed.
Five students at the Waldorf School have pertussis
A woman is behind bars this morning after police say she rear-ended another vehicle while driving drunk.It happened Saturday afternoon when police say 53-year-old San Luis Obispo resident Lisa Davis was driving along Marsh Street.They say her Ford F-150 rear-ended a Subaru Outback stopped at a red light.The victim suffered a minor injury.Officers say Davis was driving under a suspended license from a prior DUI. She also had an active warrant for her arrest for failure to appear on a prior DUI arrest.
Medical examiners in Las Vegas couldn't determine what killed a 27-year-old California woman whose body was found in September in the Nevada desert.
Lompoc Police Chief Patrick Walsh has been on the job for about a month and now has a third officer who's been criminally charged this year while off-duty.
Santa Barbara police are investigating a stabbing in the Mesa area of Santa Barbara.
High Surf Advisory is in effect for the Central Coast through Thursday.
The Amgen Tour of California, announced the 2015 host cities on Monday including several central coast cities.
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Yo, Pittsburgh. You talk funny. At least, according to Gawker's rankings of America's ugliest accents.
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Douglas MacArthur returns to the Philippines, Nixon sets off the "Saturday Night Massacre," Jackie Kennedy remarries, the Sydney Opera House opens, tragedy strikes Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Muammar Gaddafi is killed, all on this day.
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