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For some, ‘famous’ is a relative term

From left, Richard Petty, Gary Payton, Bing Crosby, Joe Namath and Garth Brooks.
From left, Richard Petty, Gary Payton, Bing Crosby, Joe Namath and Garth Brooks.

What famous person’s autograph do you have and how did you get it? (All answers from Facebook.)

Jerry Mcginn

JFK. Got it when then-Sen. John Kennedy visited the Gonzaga University campus in my neighborhood.

Tim Colquhoun

I had 2 books signed by Jim Garrison and Marina Oswald Porter in Sudbury, Ontario at Laurentian University during a JFK symposium they held annually about JFK. They were constantly followed by various intelligence agencies from around the world and Mrs. Porter actually got upset during the discussion and pointed out some of the spies, so to speak. There were thousands of people that attended these symposiums over a 3 day period and were very interesting to say the least.

Sarah Danae Carlton

Stephen King. I wrote him a letter, he sent a postcard. 

Becky Smith

I met Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash when they played at the old Playfair and they both signed my guitar.

Christopher Franetich

Had a bunch of the Hawks, ’90s era, when they would come to Cheney for their training camp.

Allyson Bradley Hansen

I got an autograph of the singer Richard Marx after a concert. That was a lonnnggggg time ago!

Ed Crosby

I have Bing Crosby’s … it was pretty easy as he was my uncle.

Emerald Dewey

We have a football signed by Drew Brees!

Carol Lee Newberry

William Hurt. He brought his aunt into Holy Family

Stacey Calkins Quimby

Martina McBride when she opened for Garth Brooks back in 1992 when she was just getting her start.

Christopher Phillips

Richard Petty – my mom worked with a friend of his wife’s – they got it for my birthday one year!

Robert Grant

Roy Orbison. I took care of his family member as a physician in Arizona.

Sue Loucks Quinn

Garth Brooks signed a shirt for Austin Kautzman with a personal message on it & Trisha Yearwood signed a shirt for Brianna Kautzman with a personal message on hers too.

Kelsey C. Leahy

GARY PAYTON! I was in awe!

Carolyn J. Griffin

Johnny Weissmuller (photo with autograph) and the Lennon Sisters. LOL. Anyone care to purchase?

Sam Weber

I have a football autographed by the entire 1976 LA Rams that have four or five HOFers (Hall of Famers) on it. I also have one of John Wooden’s books autographed by him.

John Smith

Gordie Howe when he was on the heroes of hockey tour over in Coeur d’Alene.

Scott Kusel

I have a baseball autographed by Paul O’Neill from his very first year as a professional baseball player. … no, not with the Reds or the Yankees but the Billings Mustangs (short season minor league) circa 1981.

Jana Ashby

I used to have Selena’s, but she’s my cousin so don’t know if that counts. lol. Also Will from the band Aiden.

Patti Schepis

Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus on a golf course and Bill Medley and Paul Anka at concerts.

Bill Plasterer

Joe Namath … celebrity golf tournament in Portland …

Kathi Quinn

Darrell Waltrip signed a poster showing all the cars he’d driven throughout the years when I was in Charlotte in the ’90s, and Cliff Robertson in the Phoenix airport also in the ’90s

Brenda Velasco

I have Scott Hamilton’s and Kurt Browning’s autographs from when the U.S. Figure Skating Championships were in Spokane. When I was in college I went to a Cure concert in Chicago with my friends. My car broke down after the show and as we waited for help to arrive the keyboardist from the band came out and gave us autographs.

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