Patrick Swayze 1952-2009 ~ Born in Houston, Texas. Swayze lived in the Oak Forest neighborhood of Houston, TX until the age of 20. During this time, he pursued multiple artistic and athletic skills, such as ice skating, classical ballet, and acting in school plays. He married Lisa Niemi in 1975. He met Lisa at Swayze's mother's dance studio.
Michael DeBakey - Born in Lake Charles, Louisiana. World-renowned Lebanese-American cardiac surgeon, innovator, scientist, medical educator, and international medical statesman. DeBakey was the chancellor emeritus of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and director of The Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center and senior attending surgeon of The Methodist Hospital in Houston.