From Oscar Wilde to Buffalo Bill, Temple Square has had its share of famous visitors
T be fair, the headline does say "11 of the most famous..." not the only
11 to visit.
Muhammad Ali attended Music and the Spoken Word in 1997.
Interesting choices there, D News.Strange, but interesting.One can't help but wonder why some were chosen and others left out.
Suffice it to say, these wouldn't be my top ten.
We sat behind Jim Nabors one Sunday in the Tabernacle.No, he didn't
Mayor Jackie Biskupski visited the Church Office Building.
Yes, that list should have started with Jimmy Stewart and worked from there.
I know for a fact that President John F Kennedy spoke in the tabernacle on
temple square. Not quite sure how his visit didn’t qualify as a visit. I
don’t think you could argue that he wasn’t famous.
Mark TwainPresident John F. KennedyPresident Richard NixsonPresident Lyndon B. Johnson
JFK visited and spoke to a crowd that filled the Tabernacle in October of
'63 ... The choir performed "Battle Hymn of The Republic"
immediately prior to his speech which had a visible effect on him .,. and on
each of us in the audience.I thought of this a month later and many
times since .... one of the more powerful experiences of my life.
#12 Famous person was Bill Maher.