What is Illinois famous for?
Chicago gangsters. Big City Bosses like Richard J. Daley. Political turmoil. Voter fraud. Corn. Hog production. Blind Pigs and Speakeasies. Al Capone and the Saint Valentine's Day massacre. The lady in red and Dillinger's demise. Land of Lincoln. Black Hawk War. The 1871 Great Chicago Fire and Catherine O'Leary's cow.
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Robert Bloch was a famous author from Illinois who wrote "Psycho,"which was later made into the famous Alfred Hitchcock film. MichaelCrichton and Ray Bradbury were also from I…llinois.
There have been many famous authors from Illinois over the years. Afew of the authors are Nelson Algren, Richard Bach, and RobertBloch.
Well they call it the Lincoln state because Abraham Lincoln was born there.
President Ronald Reagan Astronauts Sally Ride & Mae Jemison Gary Sinise
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The Loop. . The CBOT. . The Mississippi River. . Lake Michigan.
The most famous people in Chicago are probably Barack Obama (currently residing in Washington DC) Michael Jordan Oprah Winfrey
A surviving fragment of flatwoods , a type of damp-ground forest in the Great Lakes region. Characterized by red maple , swamp white oak , and black ash trees. It is pa…rt of the larger Ned Brown Forest Preserve , managed by the Cook County Forest Preserves .
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Famous paintings abound there, especially in the Art Institute of Chicago! Check out some of its most famous paintings: . Edward Hopper, Nighthawks . Nicolas Poussin, L…andscape with St. John on Patmos . Georges Seurat, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte 1884 . Grant Wood, American Gothic.
President Ronald Reagan . Vincent Price . Betty White . Jeremy Piven . Vince Vaughan .
Gretchen Wilson (Pocahontas, IL) and Alison Krauss (Champaign, IL) are the only two I know of.
Hillary Clinton- Past First Lady and Current Political Figure(D) Michelle Obama- Current First Lady Walt Disney- Entrepreneur Betty White- Comedian and Actress Patricia Arquet…te- Actress Cindy Crawford- Actress and Entrepreneur Betty Ford- First Lady Hugh Hefner- Entrepreneur Jennifer Hudson- Actress and Singer Bonnie Hunt- Writer and Actress R. Kelly- Singer Alison Krauss- Songwiter, Music Producer, and Singer Ludacris- Actor and Rapper Jane Lynch- Actress Ronald Reagan- President and Actor
Abraham Lincoln lived in Springfield, il when he was elected to thePresidency and he is buried here.
People born in Illinois include JackBenny born in Chicago, political leader William Jennings Bryan bornin Salem, musician Benny Goodman born in Chicago, author ErnestHemingway… born in Oak Park, Wild Bill Hickok born in Trot Grove,U.S. president Ronald Reagan born in Tampico, poet Carl Sandbergborn in Galesburg, an theatrical producer Florence Ziegfeld born inChicago.