Famous People

Tiger Woods Jupiter Island

Apparently he is the owner of a large chunk of this stretch of Jupiter Island, but this is the work-in-progress entrance to the main house at the time of the Google car’s visit.

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John Travolta and his personal airport

The entrance to JumboLair, a fly-in community where John Travolta lives and parks his Boeing 707 like a car. The start of the runway at JumboLair, Anthony, Florida. The side street at the other end of the runway. You can make out the residence in the distance.

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Richard Simmons

There is something so fitting about Richard Simmons owning this house.

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The Pickford Fairbanks home

This uber famous home in Beverly Hills served as the residence for two of Hollywood’s pioneers, Mark Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks Jr. The home is at the intersection of Summit Drive and Pickfair Way, which may give some indication as to their influence in the blossoming days of this entertainment capital. Mary Pickford, a Canadian […]

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Assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan

The exact location where John Hinckley Jr. shot then President Ronald Reagan on March 30th, 1981. The curved wall which served as the backdrop obscured by trucks in this image, the attempt happened just after President Reagan gave a speech at the Washington Hilton Hotel. He suffered a punctured lung and became the first US […]

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The Dakota Apartments

John Lennon was shot in the back and killed on the evening of December 8 1980, just in front of the gates under this archway.

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Nicolas Cage sells Los Angeles mansion

October 19, 2009 marks the day that Nicolas Cage sells his million dollar home in LA. Apparently, the home was on the market at $29.9 million before being relisted in September seeking sealed bids over $10 million. All this in an effort to reduce an IRS bill of $6 million.

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Marilyn Monroe’s Brentwood Home

You can’t really see the home, but here is the gate to the only home she ever owned. The apartment complex she lived in until she married Joe DiMaggio in 1954, and again in 1961.

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James Dean Memorial

This is the intersection where James Dean was killed in his Porsche Spyder. There are conflicting reports, but some suggest that from the position of Dean’s car, that he likely was not speeding, and was hit head-on by another driver attempting to make the sweeping turn onto Hwy 41 and didn’t see him coming. Dean […]

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Assassination of President Lincoln

People line up to go inside Ford’s Theater, where John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln with a fatal gun shot to the head. Lincoln was watching a performance of My American Cousin with his wife, on April 14, 1865. He died later that night, in the morning hours of April 15, 1865 in a building […]

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