Tucson Fun Facts
Sample list of famous people who were born in Tucson:
- Michael Horse ( Actor, Jeweler, Artist and Painter )
- Brad Johnson ( Actor )
- Kenneth W. Bilby ( Businessperson )
- Sean Hankinson ( Actor )
- Kyrsten Sinema ( Politician and Lawyer )
- Linda Ronstadt ( Songwriter, Singer, Musician, Record producer and Actor )
- Glen Cavender ( Actor )
- Sharon Leal ( Actor and Singer )
- Dennis DeConcini ( Politician and Lawyer )
- Dominic Janes ( Actor )
- Kevin M. Connolly ( Actor, Voice Actor, ADR Director and Screenwriter )
- Zenna Henderson ( Writer and Author )
- Larry Pine ( Actor )
- Linda Eder ( Singer and Actor )
- John Fund ( Journalist, Author, Commentator and Writer )
- Mika Boorem ( Actor )
- Gabrielle Giffords ( Politician and Businessperson )
- Mark Udall ( Politician )
- Tom Udall ( Politician and Lawyer )
- Raúl Grijalva ( Politician )
- Kaylee DeFer ( Actor )
- Martin Spanjers ( Actor )
- Barbara Eden ( Singer and Actor )
- Sally Todd ( Nude Glamour Model and Actor )
- Julie Clarke ( Nude Glamour Model )
- Ryan Shrout
- Abe Thompson
- Cole Ford ( American football player )
- Norm Katnik ( American football player )
- Steve McLaughlin ( American football player )
- Nat Borchers
- Paul Robinson ( American football player )
- Sean Elliott ( Basketball player )
- Russell Adam Burnham
- Norberto Bravo
- Jay John ( Coach and Basketball Coach )
- Benjamin Anderson
- Kris O'Dowd ( American football player )
- Caitlin Leverenz ( Swimmer )
- Paul Alberto Sanchez
- Tim Bee
- Garrett K. Gomez ( Jockey )
- Gregg Brandon ( Coach )
- Rico Saccani ( Conductor )
- Tiffany Lott-Hogan
- Tairia Flowers
- Mike Scurlock ( American football player )
- Allen Pitts ( American football player )
- Vance Mueller ( American football player )
- Eric Thomas ( American football player )
Sample list of films shot in Tucson:
- 3:10 to Yuma ( starring Christian Bale as Dan Evans, Ben Foster as Charlie Prince, Russell Crowe as Ben Wade )
- Aces: Iron Eagle III ( starring Fred Thompson, Rachel McLish, Horst Buchholz )
- Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore ( starring Ellen Burstyn as Alice Hyatt, Kris Kristofferson as David, Billy Green Bush as Donald )
- Along Came Jones ( starring William Demarest, Dan Duryea, Loretta Young )
- The Arizona Raiders ( starring Raymond Hatton, Johnny Downs, Richard Carle )
- Bi the Way ( starring Jonathan Caouette, Austin Head, Ani DiFranco )
- Boys on the Side ( starring Mary-Louise Parker as Robin, Matthew McConaughey as Officer Abe Lincoln, James Remar )
- C.C. and Company ( starring Ann-Margret as Ann McCalley, William Smith as Moon, Joe Namath as C.C. Ryder )
- Can't Buy Me Love ( starring Patrick Dempsey as Ronald Miller, Amanda Peterson as Cindy Mancini, Courtney Gains as Kenneth Wurman )
- Cannonball Run II ( starring Charles Nelson Reilly as Don Don Canneloni, Burt Reynolds as J.J. McClure, Dom DeLuise as Victor Prinzim )
- The Cannonball Run ( starring Burt Reynolds as J.J. McClure, Dom DeLuise as Victor Prinzim, Jamie Farr as The Sheik )
- Confessions of a Dangerous Mind ( starring Drew Barrymore as Penny, George Clooney as Jim Byrd, Julia Roberts as Patricia Watson )
- Dirty Dingus Magee ( starring Frank Sinatra as Dingus Billy Magee, Anne Jackson, George Kennedy )
- Duel in the Sun ( starring Jennifer Jones as Pearl Chavez, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck )
- Easy Rider ( starring Peter Fonda as Wyatt, Dennis Hopper as Billy, Jack Nicholson as George Hanson )
- Eating Out ( starring Ryan Carnes, Jim Verraros, Scott Lunsford )
- Fire Birds ( starring Tommy Lee Jones as Brad Little, Sean Young as Billie Lee Guthrie, Nicolas Cage as Jake Preston )
- Gas Food Lodging ( starring Brooke Adams as Nora, Ione Skye as Trudi, Fairuza Balk as Shade )
- Geronimo: An American Legend ( starring Wes Studi as Geronimo, Gene Hackman as Gen. George A. Crook, Robert Duvall as Al Sieber )
- Ghost Dance ( starring Robbie Coltrane as George )
- Ghost Rock ( starring Michael Worth, Gary Busey as Jack Pickett, Jeff Fahey )
- Glory Road ( starring Josh Lucas as Don Haskins, Derek Luke as Bobby Joe Hill, Jon Voight as Adolph Rupp )
- Groom Lake ( starring Dick Van Patten as Irv Barnett, William Shatner as John Gossner, Tom Towles as Dietz )
- Gunfight at the O.K. Corral ( starring Burt Lancaster as Wyatt Earp, Rhonda Fleming as Laura Denbow, Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday )
- Hanky Panky ( starring Gilda Radner as Kate Hellman, Gene Wilder as Michael Jordon, Richard Widmark as Ransom )
- Hard Bounty ( starring Matt McCoy, Kelly LeBrock as Donnie, Rochelle Swanson )
- Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man ( starring Mickey Rourke as Harley Davidson, Don Johnson as Marlboro, Chelsea Field )
- Hawmps! ( starring James Hampton, Christopher Connelly, Slim Pickens )
- Heaven with a Gun ( starring John Anderson, Carolyn Jones, Glenn Ford )
- How the West Was Won ( starring Carroll Baker as Eve Prescott, Lee J. Cobb as Marshal Lou Ramsey, Henry Fonda as Jethro Stuart )
- In Old Arizona ( starring Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, Dorothy Burgess )
- Incendiary Blonde ( starring Albert Dekker, Barry Fitzgerald, Betty Hutton )
- Blood on the Flat Track
- Romy and Michele's High School Reunion ( starring Mira Sorvino as Romy White, Lisa Kudrow as Michele Weinberger, Julia Campbell )
- Walker ( starring Ed Harris as William Walker, Peter Boyle as Cornelius Vanderbilt, Alan Bolt as Don Domingo )
- Desert Bloom ( starring Annabeth Gish as Rose Chismore, Jon Voight as Jack Chismore, Allen Garfield )
- Death from a Distance ( starring Lola Lane as Kay Palmer, John St. Polis as Prof. Trowbridge, Wheeler Oakman as Langsdale )
- Final Twist of Fate ( starring William Sanderson )
Tucson is located in Pima County, Arizona, United States of America.
The South side of the city of Tucson is generally considered to be the area of approximately 25 sq mi (65 km2) north of Los Reales Road, south of 22nd Street, east of I-19, west of Davis Monthan Air Force Base and southwest of Aviation Parkway.
Similar to many other cities in the Western U.S., Tucson was developed on a grid plan starting in the late 19th century, with the city center at Stone Avenue and Broadway Boulevard.
Sample list of famous events happened in Tucson:
- NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
- Fourth Battle of Tucson
- Jose Guerena shooting
- Loft Film Fest
List of airports near Tucson:
- Ryan Airfield
- Tucson International Airport
- Marana Regional Airport
- La Cholla Airpark
- Davis–Monthan Air Force Base
The tucson was first incorporated in 1936, and later reincorporated in 1940.
The unemployment rate of Tucson was 5.33% in the year 2008.
List of sports teams from Tucson:
- Arizona Wildcats men's basketball ( Basketball )
- Tucson Padres ( Baseball )
According to the 2010 American Census Bureau, the racial composition of Tucson was as follows:.
Sample list of people who were the mayor of Tucson:
- Jonathan Rothschild ( Current Mayor, from 05 Dec 2011 )
Tucson is sometimes referred to as "The Old Pueblo".
Tucson is in the Mountain Time Zone.
The tucson is generally classified as the area of the city east of Swan Road, with above-average real estate values relative to the rest of the city.
Population of Tucson was 525,796 in the year 2011.
Sample list of tourist attractions in Tucson:
- Pima Air & Space Museum
- El Tiradito
- Tohono Chul Park
- Reid Park Zoo
- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
- Saguaro National Park
- Kitt Peak National Observatory
- Old Tucson Studios
- Center for Creative Photography
- DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Historic District
- San Xavier del Bac
There were 219,520 addresses in Tucson in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The tucson is hoped that a projected 1,200 new jobs would be created as a direct result of project construction, and 1,650 in roughly 20 industries would be created as a result of construction activities.
Tucson's geo-coordinates are 32.2217° N, 110.9264° W.
The city of Tucson is also a major hub for the Union Pacific Railroad's Sunset Route that links the Los Angeles ports with the South/Southeast regions of the country.
Some are associated with the University of Arizona, but many are independent writers who have chosen to make Tucson their home.
Tucson's official website is http://www.tucsonaz.gov/
Local retail business in Central Tucson is densely concentrated along Fourth Avenue and the Main Gate Square on University Boulevard near the UA campus.
The tucson was awarded Best Transit System in 1988 and 2005 and serves the major part of the Tucson metropolitan area.
There were about 83,282 mortgages in Tucson in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
There were about 4,590 foreclosures in Tucson in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Tucson is about 588.00 square kilometers with a population of 525,796 in the year 2011.
El Tour de Tucson produced and promoted by Perimeter Bicycling has as many as 10,000 participants from all over the world, annually.
Tucson was incorporated in 1877, making it the oldest incorporated city in Arizona.
There were 192,884 households in Tucson in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The facility operated on a two-shift basis while construction went on for two other high schools that opened within a year to educate children in the rapidly booming Tucson population.
When rail service was established to the city on March 20, 1880, Leatherwood celebrated the fact by sending telegrams to various leaders, including the President of the United States and the Pope, announcing that the "ancient and honorable pueblo" of Tucson was now connected by rail to the outside world.
Sample list of newspapers published in Tucson:
- Aztec Press
- Arizona Daily Star
- Tucson Citizen
- Tucson Weekly
- Arizona Daily Wildcat
Tucson was not included in the Mexican Cession – it was following the Gadsden Purchase in 1853 that Tucson became a part of the United States of America, although the American military did not formally take over control of the community until March 1856.
Tucson is located 118 mi (190 km) southeast of Phoenix and 60 mi (97 km) north of the United States - Mexico border.
Sunday September 07, 2014