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Famous People from Mississippi by Picture

Can you name these famous Mississippians based on a picture?
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First submittedSeptember 4, 2012
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Tupelo
Kosciusko
Indianola
Kiln
Charleston
Star
Starkville
Clinton
Southaven
"The Pelican Brief"
Oxford
"The Sound and the Fury"
Pascagoula
"Cheeseburger in Paradise"
Clarksdale
"A Streetcar named Desire"
17 Comments
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Level 75
Jan 1, 2015
Sad that less than a third knew Faulkner.
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Level 65
May 2, 2024
Who?
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Level 73
Aug 12, 2015
Too Mississippi-centric.
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Level 67
Mar 19, 2020
Britney was born in Mississippi. She should be on here.
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Level ∞
Feb 24, 2024
She grew up in Louisiana.
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Level 69
May 2, 2024
Jimmy Buffett went to high school in Alabama
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Level 65
Aug 24, 2023
Not including Britney Spears is a crime
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Level ∞
Feb 25, 2024
She grew up in Louisiana.
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Level 90
May 2, 2024
And? F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in Minnesota but grew up in New York and you still put him in the Minnesota quiz.
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Level 86
Feb 25, 2024
RIP Jimmy Buffett, the ultimate archetype of a chilled out Gulf Coast dude
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Level 83
Feb 29, 2024
Mississippi Williams just didn't sound as cool, I guess
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Level 87
Mar 2, 2024
"Lucille" doesn't work for Indianola, even though she's shown in the picture. :)
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Level 78
Mar 10, 2024
I could see Richard Gere playing Faulkner.
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Level 73
May 2, 2024
I've got a script for that biopic: "The Neverending Sentence."

And, yes, it's a period piece.

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Level 67
May 2, 2024
One of the biggest drops i've seen in a quiz between the 3 most familiar ones and the rest....wow. Of the ones outside of the top 3 I only knew B.B. King.
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Level 50
May 2, 2024
Mississippian here. BB King is technically from Itta Bena and Jerry Rice is from Crawford. Crawford isn't incorporated, though.
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Level 15
May 2, 2024
The fact that I only knew Oprah and Morgan Freeman was funny