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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Lil Wayne (born 1982) rapper 80098
2 Britney Spears (born 1981) singer 28647
3 Jared Leto (born 1971) actor, lead singer/guitarist of alternative rock band 30 Seconds to Mars 15809
4 Ian Somerhalder (born 1978) actor, model 14253
5 Ellen DeGeneres (born 1958) actress, comedian 11838
6 Andy Pettitte (born 1972), starting pitcher for the New York Yankees 11521
7 Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch (born 1983) rapper 11017
8 Louis Armstrong (1901–1971) musician & entertainer 8694
9 Reese Witherspoon (born 1976) actress 8655
10 Peyton Manning (born 1976) Indianapolis Colts quarterback 8426
11 Shane West (born 1978) actor 6999
12 Randy Newman (born 1943) singer-songwriter, pianist 6235
13 Pauley Perrette (born 1969) singer and actress 6172
14 Tim McGraw (born 1967) musician 6114
15 Lee Harvey Oswald (1939–1963) assassin of U.S. President John Kennedy 5813
16 Jimmy Swaggart (born 1935) evangelist 5760
17 Truman Capote (1924–1984) writer 5693
18 Jamie Lynn Spears (born 1991) actress 5581
19 Lloyd Harlin Polite (born 1986) R&B singer 5283
20 Jerry Lee Lewis (born 1935) musician 5098
21 Percy "Master P" Miller (born 1967) musician, actor, record producer, athlete 4957
22 Zachary Taylor (1784–1850) 12th US President, US Army general 3958
23 Anne Rice (born 1941) writer 3669
24 Eli Manning (born 1982) New York Giants quarterback 3497
25 Sister Helen Prejean (born 1938) activist 3280
26 Juvenile (born 1975) rapper 3236
27 Carl Weathers (born 1948) actor 3192
28 Webster "Webbie" Gradney, Jr. (born 1985) rapper 3083
29 Phil Anselmo (born 1968) singer/songwriter, Pantera 2828
30 Steven Soderbergh (born 1963), film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, film director 2768
31 B.G. (born 1980) rapper, musician 2744
32 Terry Bradshaw (born 1948) Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback 2476
33 Harry Connick, Jr., (born 1967) musician, entertainer 2296
34 Michael Lewis (born 1960), author, financial journalist 2187
35 Richard Simmons (born 1948) entertainer 2148
36 Patricia Clarkson (born 1959) actress 2138
37 Shannon Leto (born 1970) drummer of alternative rock band 30 Seconds to Mars, occasional actor 2127
38 Bobby Jindal (born 1971) currently governor of Louisiana 2063
39 Ron Washington (born 1952), manager for the Texas Rangers 2043
40 Campbell Brown (born 1968) journalist 1992
41 Fats Domino (born 1928) musician 1950
42 Mahalia Jackson (1911–1972) gospel singer 1870
43 Karl Malone (born 1963) former basketball great, mainly with the Utah Jazz 1849
44 Buddy Guy (born 1936) blues musician 1812
45 Trace Adkins (born 1962) singer/songwriter 1804
46 Huey Pierce Long, Jr., (1893–1935) former Governor of Louisiana, US Senator 1726
47 Archie Manning (born 1949) former New Orleans Saints quarterback 1681
48 Anthony Mackie (born 1979) actor, Eagle Eye, Million Dollar Baby 1648
49 James Carville (born 1944) political consultant 1600
50 David Duke (born 1950) former state representative, former Ku Klux Klansman 1592
51 "Pistol" Pete Maravich (1947–1988) LSU & NBA basketball Hall of Famer 1522
52 Ali Landry (born 1973) actress, model, Miss USA 1996 1461
53 Mannie Fresh (born 1974) record producer, musician 1392
54 Marshall Faulk (born 1973) St. Louis Rams running back 1359
55 Kate Chopin (1851–1904) author 1358
56 Ed Reed (born 1978), free safety for the Baltimore Ravens 1347
57 Wynton Marsalis (born 1961) musician 1251
58 Jelly Roll Morton (1890–1941) musician, composer, self-proclaimed "inventor of jazz" 1236
59 P.G.T. Beauregard (1818–1893) general, inventor 1128
60 Kenny Wayne Shepherd (born 1977) musician 1118
61 Elmore Leonard (born 1925) author 1116
62 Kordell Stewart (born 1972) NFL quarterback/wide receiver 1107
63 Bryant Gumbel (born 1948) television anchor, sportscaster 1107
64 Louis Prima (1910–1978) musician, entertainer 1065
65 Marie Laveau (c. 1794 – c. 1881) Voodoo priestess 1062
66 Clyde Drexler (born 1962) former NBA star, Basketball Hall of Fame 1044
67 Donna Douglas (born 1933) television star, The Beverly Hillbillies 1029
68 Aaron Neville (born 1941) singer 1027
69 Stephanie Swift (born 1972) actress 999
70 John Larroquette (born 1947) actor 990
71 Reggie Wayne (born 1978), wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts 977
72 Susan Ward (born 1976) actress, model 959
73 Soulja Slim (1977–2003) musician 956
74 David Vitter (born 1961) U.S. Senator 945
75 Jeffrey Hunter (1926–1969) actor, born in New Orleans, reared in Wisconsin 883
76 John Kennedy Toole (1937–1969) writer 882
77 Jean Lafitte (c. 1780 – c. 1826) blacksmith, pirate 856
78 Jake Delhomme (born 1975) Carolina Panthers quarterback 846
79 Lucinda Williams (born 1963) singer-songwriter, musician 832
80 BenJarvus Green-Ellis (born 1985) running back for the New England Patriots 808
81 Ray Walston (1914–2001) actor 777
82 Iron Eyes Cody (1904–1999) actor and native of Kaplan 775
83 Warrick Dunn (born 1975) NFL running back 769
84 Lillian Hellman (1905–1984) playwright 758
85 Avery Johnson (born 1965), head coach of the New Jersey Nets and retired NBA point guard 727
86 Garrett Morris (born 1937) comedian, Saturday Night Live 693
87 Andrew Young (born 1932) politician and civil rights advocate 669
88 Katherine LaNasa (born 1966) actress, Judging Amy 666
89 Branford Marsalis (born 1960) musician 658
90 Kevin Faulk (born 1976) New England Patriots running back, LSU Hall of Famer 652
91 Jim Garrison (1921–1992) former New Orleans district attorney and later a state judge 648
92 Ron Guidry (born 1950) former Cy Young-winning pitcher for the New York Yankees 648
93 Dorothy Lamour (1914–1996) actress 644
94 Lester Young (1909–1959) musician 628
95 Pee Wee Reese (1918–1999), shortstop for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers 620
96 Kevin Rahm (born 1971) actor 617
97 Walter Isaacson (born 1952) author, journalist, CEO 608
98 RJ Mitte (born 1992) actor, Walt, Jr. on Breaking Bad 604
99 Allen Toussaint (born 1938) musician, composer, record producer 604
100 H. Rap Brown (born 1943), black activist imprisoned in Georgia 602
101 Lynn Whitfield (born 1953) actress 602
102 Michael E. DeBakey (born 1908) pioneering cardiovascular surgeon 587
103 Wendell Pierce (born 1962) actor, Bunk Moreland on The Wire 583
104 Brandon Jacobs (born 1982), running back for the New York Giants 581
105 Sammy Kershaw (born 1958) musician, singer, candidate for lieutenant governor 579
106 Antawn Jamison (born 1976), power forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers 554
107 Paul Morphy (1837–1884) world chess champion 546
108 Faith Ford (born 1964) actress 543
109 Danny Granger (born 1983), small forward for the Indiana Pacers 542
110 Sidney Bechet (1897–1959) musician 524
111 Joe "King" Oliver (1885–1938) jazz musician 510
112 Mary Landrieu (born 1955) US Senator 502
113 Jonathan Papelbon (born 1980) closer for the Boston Red Sox 502
114 Pruitt Taylor Vince (born 1960) film and television character actor 484
115 Van Cliburn (born 1934) pianist 462
116 Edwin Edwards (born 1927) former Governor of Louisiana 450
117 Ray Nagin (born 1956) current mayor of New Orleans 447
118 Joseph Cao (born 1968) U.S. representative; lawyer 442
119 Buddy Bolden (1877–1930) musician, "inventor of jazz"(?) 421
120 Tony Joe White (born 1943) singer-songwriter, musician 415
121 Justin E. Wilson (1914–2001) Cajun raconteur, chef, humorist, politician 405
122 Elizabeth Ashley (born 1939) actress, Evening Shade 400
123 Joe McKnight (born 1988) tailback for the New York Jets 399
124 Mel Ott (1909–1958) baseball player 397
125 Donna Brazile (born 1959) author, professor, political analyst for the Democratic Party 397
126 Cokie Roberts (born 1943) journalist, author, daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs 387
127 Greg Gumbel (born 1946) sportscaster 384
128 Glenn Dorsey (born 1985) LSU Tigers defensive tackle 384
129 Eddie Jemison (born ???), actor, Hung, Bruce Almighty, Ocean's Eleven and its sequels 384
130 Mickey Gilley (born 1936) musician, singer, nightclub owner 382
131 Willis Reed (born 1942), former Basketball Hall of Fame player with the New York Knicks and former NBA head coach 382
132 Mykel Shannon Jenkins (born 1969), actor, The Bold and the Beautiful 382
133 Lisa Jackson (born 1962), current Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency 379
134 Harry Connick, Sr., (born 1926) district attorney, singer 376
135 Vernon Wells (born 1978) center fielder for the Toronto Blue Jays 348
136 Keith Thibodeaux (born 1950) actor 345
137 Carly Patterson (born 1988) Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics 336
138 Professor Longhair (1918–1980) musician 332
139 Rhonda Shear (born 1954) beauty queen, television host 332
140 Judah P. Benjamin (1811–1884) U.S. Senator, Confederate cabinet member, lawyer in Great Britain 328
141 Juan Pierre (born 1977), outfielder for the Chicago White Sox 327
142 Kitty Carlisle (1910–2007) entertainer; married to playwright Moss Hart 320
143 The Axeman (fl. 1918) serial killer 316
144 Al Hirt (1922–1999) musician 299
145 Tracy Porter (born 1986), cornerback for the New Orleans Saints 296
146 Poppy Z. Brite (born 1967) writer 291
147 D. J. Augustin (born 1987) point guard for the Charlotte Bobcats 273
148 John M. Jackson (born 1950) actor, JAG 271
149 Tyrus Thomas (born 1986) power forward for the Charlotte Bobcats 270
150 Stromile Swift (born 1979) NBA player, Memphis Grizzlies 270
151 Kathleen Blanco (born 1942) Governor of Louisiana (2004–2008) 265
152 Billy Cannon (born 1937) LSU Heisman Trophy winner 265
153 Edward Douglass White (1845–1921) Supreme Court Chief Justice 255
154 John A. Lejeune (1867–1942), Marine Corps general 255
155 Mitch Landrieu (born 1960) politician 255
156 Leonidas Polk (1806–1864) Confederate general, Episcopal bishop, founder of Sewanee, The University of the South 250
157 Bobby Hebert (born 1960) former New Orleans Saints quarterback known as "Cajun Cannon" 250
158 Fred Weller (born 1966) actor, In Plain Sight, Missing Persons 249
159 Marc Broussard (born 1982) singer/songwriter 248
160 David Toms (born 1967) golfer 243

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