What is the name of the school teacher who perished in the Challenger disaster?
Who was the poet who spoke at Bill Clinton's presidental innaugration?
What actress was known as "The Sarong Girl?
What singer was born Annie Mae Bullock in East St. Louis, Illinois?
What Massachusettes native wrote the semi-autobiographical Little Women?

Women

First Woman:

Born in an American colony................................................... Virginia Dare
Winner of two Nobel Prizes..................................................... Marie Curie
To receive the Congressional Medal of Honor............................ Mary Walker
In Congress..........................................................Jeannette Rankin (1916)
Senator................................................................. Hattie Caraway (1932)
Elected in both houses of Congress............................ Margaret Chase Smith
Presidential cabinet member................. Frances Perkins (FDR administration)
Secretary of State........................................................ Madeleine Albright
Supreme Court Justice............................................... Sandra Day O’Connor
Secretary of Transportation................................................. Elizabeth Dole
Surgeon General................................................................ Jocelyn Elders
Attorney General................................................................... Janet Reno
To break sound barrier................................................. Jacqueline Cochran
To fly nonstop around the world .......................................... Jeana Yeager
To swim the English Channel............................................ Gertrude Ederle
American doctor......................................................... Elizabeth Blackwell
American astronomer.......................................................... Maria Mitchell
Presidential candidate......................................... Victoria Woodhull (1872)
Major party V.P. candidate.............................................. Geraldine Ferraro
To co-anchor major network news..................................... Barbara Walters
Time Woman of the Year................................................... Wallis Simpson
In Gymnastics Hall of Fame.............................................. Mary Lou Retton
U.S. balance beam gold medalist......................................... Shannon Miller
Miss America....................................................... Margaret Gorman (1921)
Citadel cadet................................................................ Shannon Faulkner
Stewardess.......................................................................... Ellen Church
To win $100,000 on Star Search.............................................. Jenny Jones
In the Indianapolis 500........................................................ Janet Guthrie
American Idol winner.......................................................... Kelly Clarkson

Other facts:

Prime Minister of India, 1966-77, 1980-84.............................. Indira Gandhi
Prime Minister of Israel, 1969-74................ Golda Meir (raised in Milwaukee)
President of Argentina, 1975-76............................................. Isabel Peron
Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1979-90........................... Margaret Thatcher
President of the Philippines, 1986-92.................................. Corazon Aquino
Prime Minister of Pakistan, 1988-90..................................... Benazir Bhutto
President of Nicaragua, 1990-........................................ Violetta Chamorro
Prime Minister of Canada, 1993............................................ Kim Campbell
Andre Sacarov’s dissident wife............................................... Elena Bonner
Poetess from the island of Lesbos................................................. Sappho
Lady from Coventry, England.................................................. Lady Godiva
Titanic survivor from Leadville, CO ........................ (Unsinkable) Molly Brown
Pilot lost over the Pacific, 1937........................................... Amelia Earhart
She went around world in 72 days, 1890....................................... Nelly Bly
Franco-Prussian war nurse, Red Cross founder........................... Clara Barton
Frontier woman from Deadwood, SD...................................... Calamity Jane
Wild West Show sharp-shooter.............................................. Annie Oakley
Friend of the James Gang......................................................... Belle Starr
Deaf Radcliffe graduate, 1904................................................. Helen Keller
Helen Keller’s teacher.......................................................... Anne Sullivan
Hull House founder.............................................................. Jane Addams
Lord Nelson’s lover................................................. Emma (Lady) Hamilton
Founder of Bryn Mawr school for girls.................................... Edith Hamilton
Austrian born pioneer of child psychoanalysis ............................ Anna Freud
First president, National Women’s Suffrage Assn................ Susan B. Anthony
Women’s rights leader from Seneca Falls, NY............. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Burlesque queen who lived in France................................... Josephine Baker
Minsky’s and Ziegfeld Follies burlesque dancer..................... Gypsy Rose Lee
American impressionist painter.............................................. Mary Cassatt
Southwestern painter of flowers and skyscapes.................... Georgia O’Keefe
Amsterdam diarist.................................................................. Anne Frank
1920s etiquette advisor............................................................ Emily Post
Etiquette advisor, went to jail, 2004.................................... Martha Stewart
Original platinum blonde........................................................ Jean Harlow
“The Lady With the Lamp”........................................... Florence Nightingale
“The Bird Woman”................................................................... Sacajawea
“The Poor Little Rich Girl”................................................... Barbara Hutton
“The Blonde Bombshell”.................................................... Jayne Mansfield
“America’s Sweetheart”......................................................... Mary Pickford
“First Lady of the Silent Screen”................................................ Lillian Gish
“Girl in the Red Velvet Swing”....................................... Evelyn Nesbit Thaw
“Peekaboo Girl”.................................................................. Veronica Lake
“Sweater Girl”....................................................................... Lana Turner
“Sarong Girl”................................................................... Dorothy Lamour
“It Girl”.................................................................................. Clara Bow
“The Pinup Girl”.................................................................... Betty Grable
“First Lady of Song”............................................................ Ella Fitzgerald
“First Lady of the American Stage”.......................................... Helen Hayes
“Queen of the Swashbucklers”............................................ Maureen O’Hara
“Queen of the West”............................................................... Dale Evans
“Queen of the Surf”.......................................................... Esther Williams
“Queen of Soul”................................................................ Aretha Franklin
“Queen of Disco”.............................................................. Donna Summer
Algonquin Hotel “round table wit”........................................ Dorothy Parker
Four Square Gospel founder.................................. Aimee Semple McPherson
She studied mountain gorillas ................................................ Dian Fossey
She studied chimpanzees...................................................... Jane Goodall
The Nun of Amherst or the Belle of Amherst......................... Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson’s advisor.............................................. Helen Hunt Jackson
Italian teaching method innovator..................................... Maria Montessori
Abe Lincoln’s young love....................................................... Ann Rutledge
Dante’s love.............................................................................. Beatrice
Frederic Chopin’s lover.......................................................... George Sand
Dashiell Hammet’s lover..................................................... Lillian Hellman
Time-Life Korean War photographer.......................... Margaret Bourke-White
“The Last of the Red Hot Mamas”.......................................... Sophie Tucker
American astronomer............................................................Maria Mitchell
Bob Fosse’s “Red Headed” wife.............................................. Gwen Verdon
She said “Call me madam”.................................................... Ethel Merman
CNN’s British-Iranian reporter...................................... Christiane Amanpour
Heiress kidnapped on February 5, 1974.................................... Patty Hearst
Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1979.......................................... Mother Teresa
Slain Tejano singer....................................................................... Selena
Red-headed country music star............................................. Reba McIntyre
New Jersey governor................................................ Christie Todd Whitman
Texas governor, 1991-95........................................................ Ann Richards
Washington governor, 1995-.................................................. Dixie Lee Ray
Connecticut governor, 1975-80.................................................. Ella Grasso
Connecticut representative, 1943-47.................................. Clare Booth Luce
Maryland senator and congressperson................................. Barbara Mikulski
Chicago mayor, 1979................................................................ Jane Burne
U.S. ambassador to Ghana.......................................... Shirley Temple Black
U.S. ambassador to Italy, 1953......................................... Clare Booth Luce
Paleoanthropologist who died in 1996........................................ Mary Leaky
Supreme Court Justice appointed in 1993...................... Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court Justice appointed in 2009............................Sonia Sotomayor
Supreme Court Justice appointed in 2012..................................Elana Kagen
Teacher who perished in the Challenger disaster................. Christa McAuliffe
Most down-loaded model on the internet............................... Cindy Margolis
She testified against Clarence Thomas......................................... Anita Hill
White House correspondent who retired after 40 years............. Helen Thomas
First test tube baby.............................................................. Louise Brown
Child pulled from a Texas well, 1984.......................... Baby Jessica (McClure)
Soldier rescued in Iraq, 2003.................................................. Jessica Lnch
Nobel Prize winner released in Myanmar in 2010................. Aung San Suu Kyi

   Miss America winners:

1945.................................................................................. Bess Myerson
1955................................................................................ Lee Meriwether
1971................................................................................. Phyllis George
1984............................................................................ Vanessa Williams
She replaced Vanessa Williams.......................................... Suzette Charles

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