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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Randy Moss, professional football player 78341
2 Jennifer Garner, actress 7199
3 Booker T. Washington, political leader, educator, and author 6528
4 Steve Harvey, actor 4578
5 John Marshall, last person in the United States to be executed by being hung in chains (April 4, 1913) 4370
6 Lou Holtz, college football coach 4342
7 Stonewall Jackson, soldier and teacher 4205
8 Nick Saban, professional and college football coach 4136
9 Nick Swisher, professional baseball player 4115
10 Brad Paisley, country singer and songwriter 4073
11 John Henry, the steel driving man of folklore 4023
12 Don Knotts, actor 3358
13 Brad Dourif, actor 2798
14 Chuck Yeager, aviation legend 2613
15 Chris Sarandon, actor, activist 2526
16 Morgan Spurlock, independent film director and screenwriter 2519
17 Conchata Ferrell, actress 2454
18 Bill Withers, singer and songwriter 2420
19 Robert Byrd, politician 2385
20 Michael W. Smith, Contemporary Christian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and keyboardist 2185
21 John Corbett, actor 2135
22 Jason Williams, professional basketball player 2093
23 Jessica Lynch, prisoner of war 1967
24 Pearl S. Buck, writer and Nobel prize winner 1823
25 Mary Lou Retton, professional gymnast 1799
26 Bob Denver, actor 1564
27 Willa Cather, novelist 1524
28 Pete Maravich, professional basketball player 1522
29 Sam Trammell, actor, True Blood 1410
30 Joe Manchin, politician 1401
31 Lynndie England, U.S. Army reservist involved in the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal 1362
32 Jay Rockefeller, politician 1269
33 T. D. Jakes, televangelist 1234
34 Jerry West, professional basketball player 1138
35 Wilber Pan, singer, rapper and actor 1080
36 Jodi Applegate, news anchor 1058
37 Soupy Sales, actor and comedian 974
38 Ted Cassidy, actor 967
39 Joyce DeWitt, actress 912
40 Deron Williams, professional basketball player 898
41 Necro Butcher, professional wrestler 880
42 Jamie Noble, professional wrestler (WWE) 876
43 George Brett, professional baseball player 865
44 Jake E. Lee, rock guitarist; formerly w/ Ozzy Osbourne, Badlands 844
45 Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, labor and community organizer 838
46 Homer Hickam, writer 830
47 John Kruk, professional baseball player 783
48 Patsy Paugh Ramsey, former Miss West Virginia and mother of slain beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey 735
49 Shannon Larkin, drummer for Godsmack, former Amen, Wrathchild America 696
50 Billy Cox, Drummer 561
51 Bill Mazeroski, professional baseball player 544
52 Bernie Casey, actor 540
53 Jimbo Fisher, college football coach 531
54 John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems 509
55 Jesse "Jesco" White, mountain dancer 501
56 Jack Whittaker, lottery winner 499
57 Carter G. Woodson, historian, author, and journalist 485
58 Karma to Burn, instrumental alt-metal band 484
59 Lawrence Kasdan, movie director, producer, screenwriter 481
60 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist 465
61 Paul Dooley, actor 384
62 John Knowles, novelist 375
63 Mike D'Antoni, professional basketball player and coach 373
64 Little Jimmy Dickens, country singer 365
65 Cyrus Vance, United States Secretary of State 364
66 Harry F. Byrd, politician 357
67 Kristi Lee, air personality/news director, The Bob and Tom Show 355
68 Linda Goodman, poet, novelist, best-selling astrology writer 352
69 Curt Warner, professional football player 348
70 Leo Mazzone, professional baseball player 341
71 Nick Rahall, politician 328
72 Harry Randall Truman, volcano victim 327
73 Hasil Adkins, rockabilly musician 311
74 Fielding H. Yost, college football coach 309
75 Blaze Starr, stripper and burlesque star 301
76 Kathy Mattea, country and bluegrass performer 292
77 George Crumb, composer 290
78 Dwayne Jones, professional basketball player 274
79 Walter Reuther, labor leader 270
80 Ann Magnuson, actress 265
81 David Selby, actor 261
82 Sam Huff, professional football player 249
83 Terry Bowden, college football analyst and commentator 243
84 Jeff Hostetler, professional football player 243
85 Tommy Bowden, college football coach 240
86 Red Sovine, country singer 237
87 Stephen Coonts, novelist 235
88 Frankie Yankovic, polka musician 218
89 Bob Huggins, college basketball coach 215
90 Randy Barnes (b. 1966), professional shot putter, born in Charleston 208
91 John W. Davis, politician and attorney 206
92 Steve Yeager, professional baseball player 188
93 Gino Marchetti, professional football player 187
94 Charlie McCoy, musician 187
95 Lesli Kay, soap actress who played Molly Conlan on As The World Turns, and now plays Felicia Forrester on The Bold And The Beautiful 182
96 Shelley Moore Capito, politician 181
97 Mark Canterbury, professional wrestler 181
98 Johnnie Johnson, blues musician 177
99 Bob Ney, politician 175
100 Lew Burdette, professional baseball player 174
101 Belle Boyd, espionage agent 174
102 Emanuel Steward, boxing trainer 166
103 Chuck Howley, professional football player 163
104 Tim O'Brien, bluegrass musician 157
105 Newton D. Baker, politician 154
106 Bill Stewart, current head football coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers 143
107 Chris Booker, radio DJ and TV personality 140
108 Rick Tolley, college football coach 128
109 Arch A. Moore, Jr., politician 125
110 Bob Wise, politician 124
111 Mike Patrick, sportscaster 123
112 Rod Thorn, president of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers 121
113 Gaston Caperton, politician 120
114 Hal Greer, professional basketball player 119
115 Michael Tomasky, newspaper writer and editor 116
116 Dwight Morrow, businessman, politician, diplomat; father-in-law of Charles Lindbergh 115
117 Lina Basquette, actress 107
118 John P. Lucas, American general, commander at Anzio 100
119 Mark Funkhouser, politician, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri 94
120 Hazel Dickens, bluegrass singer 94
121 Jean Carson, actress 94
122 Wrathchild America, a power/thrash metal band 94
123 Glen and Bessie Hyde, disappeared raftsmen 94
124 Absalom Willis Robertson, politician 92
125 Charles Bent, frontiersman and politician 91
126 Sam Pancake, actor 91
127 Devil Anse Hatfield, Hatfield-McCoy feud 90
128 Stephanie Sparks, professional golfer and commentator 89
129 Henry G. Davis, politician 84
130 Charlie Barnett, actor and comedian 84
131 Bimbo Coles, professional basketball player 77
132 Breece D'J Pancake, author 76
133 Chris Massey, professional football player 76
134 Ken Hechler, politician 73
135 Francis Harrison Pierpont, politician and "Father of West Virginia" 72
136 Ellsworth Milton Statler, hotel businessman 72
137 Harry F. Sinclair, industrialist 71
138 Jesse Burkett, professional baseball player 69
139 Dustin Nippert, professional baseball player 69
140 Renee Montgomery, professional women's basketball player 68
141 Hot Rod Hundley, professional basketball player and broadcaster 68
142 Larry Coyer, professional football coach 67
143 Albert G. Jenkins, general and politician 67
144 Anna Jarvis, founder of Mother's Day 66
145 Matthew M. Neely, politician 65
146 Samuel Ball, actor 65
147 Stephen Benton Elkins, politician 64
148 James J. Andrews, espionage agent 63
149 Garnet Mimms, soul singer 63
150 Clair Bee, college basketball coach 62
151 Earl E. Anderson, United States Marine Corps general 61
152 Charles Washington, statesman 60
153 Seth McClung, professional baseball player 59
154 Kevin Pittsnogle, college basketball player 58
155 Larry Combs, clarinetist 58
156 Lewis Wetzel, frontiersman 57
157 Frank Gatski, professional football player 52
158 Michael Ammar, magician 50
159 Walter E. "Jack" Rollins, songwriter 49
160 Davis Grubb, novelist 49
161 Joshua Harto, actor 49
162 John J. Beckley, frontiersman and Librarian of Congress 48
163 Roger Price, author, cartoonist, and humorist 45
164 J. R. House, professional baseball and football player 43
165 Nathan Goff, Jr., politician 43
166 David Hunter Strother (aka Porte Crayon), artist 43
167 Morgan Morgan, frontiersman 42
168 John S. Knight, newspaper publisher and editor 41
169 Arthur I. Boreman, politician 41
170 Leon "Chu" Berry, jazz saxophonist 40
171 James Rumsey, inventor and mechanical engineer 39
172 John Swan, politician 38
173 Mahlon Loomis, inventor of the wireless telegraph 36
174 Bill Walker , professional basketball player 35
175 William C. Marland, politician 34
176 Jedediah Purdy, author and professor 34
177 Brad Divens, former vocalist/bassist for Wrathchild America, former guitarist for Kix 34
178 Patrick Gass, frontiersman 33
179 William Wallace Barron, politician 32
180 Tamar Slay, professional basketball player 32
181 Woodrow Wilson Barr, United States Marine 31
182 Eugene Aserinsky, discovered REM sleep 31
183 John Peale Bishop, poet and man of letters 29
184 Mary Lee Settle, author 27
185 Julia Neale Jackson, mother of Stonewall Jackson 26
186 Denise Giardina, author 26
187 John J. Jacob, politician 25
188 Rachel Proctor, country singer and songwriter 25
189 Ed Haley, blind professional fiddler 24
190 Eddie Cameron, college basketball coach 24
191 Howard Mason Gore, politician 23
192 Larry Barnett (b. 1945), professional baseball umpire, born in Nitro 23
193 Hulett C. Smith, politician 23
194 Gene Freese, professional baseball player 22
195 John J. Cornwell, politician 21
196 John James Abert, explorer and soldier 20
197 Jonah Edward Kelley, US Army soldier, Medal of Honor recipient 20
198 Edwin Gray Lee, Confederate general 20
199 Henry D. Hatfield, politician 19
200 Che Elias, author and poet 18
201 Allen Appel, novelist 17
202 Rich Braham, professional football coach 17
203 John Yarnall, U.S. Navy officer 17
204 Ephraim Bee, frontiersman and politician 15
205 William A. MacCorkle, politician 14
206 William E. Stevenson, politician 14
207 Clarence Wayland Watson, businessman 14
208 Teddy Weatherford, jazz pianist 13
209 Patty Weaver, actress 13

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