Monday, May 16, 2011

What Do ALL These People Have in Common?

What do Tony Blair and Tony Snow as well as Bob Hope and “Bob” Robert Bork have in common besides a first name?
What do Doc Holiday,  Buffalo Bill and Kit Carson have in common besides the wild, wild west?
What do entertainers Gary Cooper, Faye Dunaway, Susan Hayward, Jim Nabors, Patricia Neal, Vincent Price, Jane Wyman and Sir Alex and Lady Guiness,  and Cherry Boone (daughter of Pat) all share in common? 
As well as royalty such as Charles II of England, Queen Christina of Sweden, King Henry the IV of France?
What about social activists Dorothy Day, Clare Booth Luce?
Besides being writers what do J R R Tolkien, Oscar Wilde, Tennessee Williams, Ernest Hemingway,  G. K. Chesterton,  and Malcom Muggeridge all share?
Or artists Peter Paul Rubens, Jacques Offenbach?
What do politicians Sam Brownback, Jeb Bush, Newt Gingrich and those who comment about politics --Robert Novak, Laura Ingraham, Ramesh Ponnuru, and Brent Bozell all get together to celebrate besides political wins?
Or what about famous abortionist turn pro-life advocate Dr. Bernard Nathanson, and  Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff better known as “Jane Roe” in the Roe vs. Wade landmark court case who also is now a pro-life activist?
What about Thomas Merton and John Henry Newman....?

Do you know what unites all these people in each individual questions together and ALL of them have in common?

They ALL Converted to Catholicism when they were adults. Not that it really matters, but it is interesting....