HELP! Can someone help me name famous people with the following initials? (See below)?

Hi! I'm making a list for a memory system where you have to name 100 people with certain initials. I have names for most of them, but some of the names I've come up with are not really memorable at all. If you could help me come up with some good names for the following initialis, I'd be happy to send you my completed list. This is known as the "Dominic System" and is REALLY useful for memorizing large amounts of info- and counting cards in Las Vegas, ha ha. The person who invented this system is the six time world memory champion and all of his competition use it as well, so you know it really works!

Here are the initials that I need help with: (Remember to try to use famous people that are HIGHLY recognizable to most people- not an obscure actor, athlete or entertainer, otherwise it doesn't work as well. For example, for D.H., you use Dustin Hoffman or for A.A., Alan Alda.

1. O.A.

2. O.C.

3. O.E.

4. B.O.

5. B.N.

6. E.S.

7. G.O.

8. H.N.

9. N.B.

10. H.D.

11. G.D.

12. N.D.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    10. Heavy D

    12. Nancy Drew (do they have to be real people?)

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  • john p
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    1.

    2.

    3. Omar Epps

    4. Bill O'Reilly

    5. Bobo Newsombe

    6. Ed Sullivan

    7. George Orwell

    8. Hal Newcombe

    9. Napoleon Bonaparte

    10.

    11.

    12. Nancy Drew

    Best I could do without looking at the others.

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  • 1 decade ago

    1. .... we give up... sorry

    2. Oliver Cromwell (a stretch, but all I can think of)

    3. Omar Epps

    4. Billy Ocean

    5. Byron Nelson (one of the most famous golfers ever)

    6. Elizabeth Shue

    7. Gail O'Grady (she was on American Dreams, NYPD Blue)

    8. Harriet Nelson (from Ozzie and Harriet)

    9. Ned Beatty

    10. Howard Dean

    11. Gail Devers

    12. Neil Diamond

    Source(s): Wracked my brain and my husband's brain...this is the best we could do!
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  • 1 decade ago

    Interesting. Depends on how famous . . .

    2. Orange County - if it's a popular TV show, you can make an exception, right?

    3. Old English - malt liquor that people refer to as "O-E"

    4. Billy Ocean - famous singer from the '80s (Caribbean Queen)

    5. Brad Nessler - sports commentator

    6. Ernie Shavers - hardest hitting heavyweight boxer of all time

    7. Greg Oden - basketball player (trust me, this will be good in a couple of years)

    10. Hilary Duff- actress

    11. Gail Devers - Olympic gold medal winning track star

    12. Notre Dame - HIGHLY recognizable and sounds like a name

    Hope at least one of these helps!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Here are a few I came up with:

    5. Bob Newhart

    7. George Orwell

    10. Hilary Duff

    11. Geena Davis

    12. Ned Beatty

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  • 1 decade ago

    You could use the The Internet Movie Database Biography Section at http://imdb.com/Sections/Biographies/ and select the Last Name's initial, such as "A" (using your first example). Then search using Control-F with ", O" (using your first example) with "Match Case" on to skip through the list until you find someone famous.

    3. Omar Epps (from ER & _Love & Basketball_)

    9. Norman Bates

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  • bh8153
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    E.S. = Edward Smith, captain of the Titanic.

    H.N. = (Cardinal) Henry Newman, hymn writer (Lead, Kindly Light)

    N.B. = Norah Batty, dragon-like spinster in TV comedy "Last of the Summer Wine".

    H.D. = Hugh Dalton, British Chancellor of the Exchequer immediately after World War II.

    N.D. = Nancy Drew, fictional girl detective.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Onyebuchi Arah

    Orlando Cepeda

    Old Elvis

    Barack Obama

    Bob Newhart

    Eric Severaid

    George Orwell

    Henry Norton

    NB --- I am at a loss on this one.

    Harry Dean (stanton)

    God Damn

    Neil Diamond

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  • 1 decade ago

    Otis anderson

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  • 1 decade ago

    B.N........Bill Nye

    H.D .......Hillary Duff

    N.D .....Neil Diamond

    G.D......Gina Davis

    That's about all I have. My Brain hurts now must lie down.

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