Texas-born Dwight D. Eisenhower, in 1953. It was a gag that
Eisenhower had okayed in advance.
2. It's the point--about
63,000 feet above the earth--at which atmospheric pressure is
so low that a person's blood would begin to boil if he or she
were not wearing a pressurized flight suit.
3. The Cannonball
4. Big Joe Turner,
who released an album entitled The Boss of the Blues in 1956--when
Springsteen was seven.
5. Atlanta Braves
slugger--and frequent Mets nemesis--Chipper Jones, in 2004,
because of his hot hitting there.