Linda Thompson
Actress, songwriter
Linda Thompson
Linda Diane Thompson is an American actress, lyricist and beauty pageant winner who rose to international fame as Elvis Presley's long time girlfriend after he separated from his wife.
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Council poised to vote on mayor's recovery plan - abc27
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Harrisburg city council members are expected vote on Mayor Linda Thompson's financial recovery plan Wednesday night. Thompson's plan is similar to a plan put together by a state task force, which was rejected by council
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We've got a flair for fashion - Great Lakes Advocate
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In the Cup Day section Pacific Palms designer Linda Thompson backed up last year's win again claiming the Millinery Award. “It was really good to receive the award, I was very surprised because I wasn't sure what the judges were looking for,” Linda
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Harrisburg, Indianapolis Downs, Nutrition 21, Saab: Bankruptcy - BusinessWeek
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29 (Bloomberg) -- Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett supports Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson's fiscal-recovery plan that calls for selling some of the capital city's assets and potentially taxing commuters, according to the mayor's office
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Harrisburg Braces for Final Vote - Bond Buyer
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Mayor Linda Thompson implored Harrisburg City Council members to approve her financial recovery plan, which will go before the council for a final vote at a special legislative session next Wednesday. "We will either pull together as a ... - -
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Harrisburg, Pa. mayor urges fast action on rescue plan - Thomson Reuters News & Insight
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Last month, the Harrisburg City Council rejected a rescue plan prepared by the Novak Consulting Group and endorsed by Mayor Linda Thompson. The proposal included the sale of its deeply indebted incinerator, job cuts, renegotiation of labor agreements
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Hearing on Harrisburg mayor's fiscal recovery plan struggles to stay on issue - Patriot-News
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By Joe Elias, The Patriot-News View full size CHRIS KNIGHT, The Patriot-NewsHarrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson speaks during a public meeting on his fiscal recovery plan at Harrisburg High School Thursday. Instead, it often turned into a mix of political
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Majority of Harrisburg City Council critical of mayor's fiscal recovery plan - Patriot-News
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By ERIC VERONIKIS, The Patriot-News It's clear Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson will not be able to sway the extra City Council vote she needs to push forward her fiscal recovery plan as it stands. Three of the four council members who voted down the ... -
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Five tough sells in Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson's fiscal recovery plan - Patriot-News
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By ERIC VERONIKIS, The Patriot-News View full sizeSEAN SIMMERS, The Patriot-NewsHarrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson unveils her replacement fiscal recovery plan for the city at a press conference in the atrium of the City Government Center
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Public Gathers For Possible Final Act 47 Forum - FOX43.com
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Harrisburg City Mayor Linda Thompson is expected to deliver her own version of the city's debt management plan next week. Alan Kennedy-Shaffer of Harrisburg Hope, organized Wednesday's event. “I'm hopeful the mayor will listen more closely to the city
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Mayor Linda Thompson is in the Lead - NorthumberlandView.ca
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Community Care Northumberland would like to announce that Mayor Linda Thompson is off to a quick start in her quest for pledges for the Mayor’s Cup Challenge. Mayor Dalton McDonald is in hot pursuit, currently in second place
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Thompson reaches out for help as she constructs financial plan - CBS 21
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Friday, Harrisburg City Mayor Linda Thompson reached out to all stakeholders to consolidate a workable recovery strategy plan for both the city incinerator-based debt, and the inherited structural deficit in city operations
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Harrisburg's rejection of Pa.'s financial recovery plan is first under ... - Washington Post
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Mayor Linda Thompson now has 14 days to write a recovery plan, but it must be approved by council and the Corbett administration or state aid can be cut off. The law doesn't specify a timeframe for council to consider the plan
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Harrisburg Spurns Financial Recovery Plan, Putting Bond Financing at Risk - Bloomberg
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Now, Mayor Linda Thompson has 14 days to develop an alternative way to pay the obligations and close the city's $5 million deficit. “My first order of business is to reach out to our creditors to make sure they are not hauling off into court and ... - -
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Mayor Linda Thompson's Estranged Brother Arrested Again in Cumberland County - FOX43.com
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The estranged brother of Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson is behind bars again after police in Cumberland County caught him stealing over $200 dollars worth of groceries from a supermarket. It happened on Friday morning at the Weis Market store along ... -
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Amended Act 47 plan now in city council's hands - abc27
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Health News from AP Entertainment News from AP By Chris Cekot - bio | email If Harrisburg adopts the Act 47 plan, Mayor Linda Thompson says the capital city will be back on track financially by the summer of 2013. The plan has changed a little,
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Court sides with Mayor Thompson in direct deposit lawsuit - abc27
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Health News from AP Entertainment News from AP By Myles Snyder - email Dauphin County's Court of Common Pleas has ruled in favor of Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson in her lawsuit against the city controller and treasurer
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Linda Thompson
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 65
    A Little Thing Called Life: From Elvis's Graceland to Bruce Jenner's Caitlyn & Songs in Between Hardcover – May 3, 2016 by Linda Thompson
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  • FIFTIES
  • 2003
    Age 52
    Thompson and Foster received the 2003 Emmy for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for "Aren't They All Our Children" for the "The Concert for World Children's Day", which aired November 14, 2002.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1999
    Age 48
    In 1999, Linda Thompson, Clint Eastwood & Carole Bayer Sager wrote Why Should I Care for the 1999 film True Crime.
    More Details Hide Details In 2011, Thompson, Foster and Jackie Evancho collaborated on the title track for Evancho's album Dream With Me.
  • 1991
    Age 40
    On June 22, 1991, Thompson married Canadian composer and record producer David Foster; they divorced in 2005.
    More Details Hide Details Thompson won a BMI Film & TV Award in 1994 for Most Performed Song from a Film ("I Have Nothing"), composed by Thompson and David Foster for the soundtrack for The Bodyguard, and she shared Special Recognition Awards in 1997 and 2004 with several others for work related to the Olympics, including lyrics for the official 1996 Olympic theme song, "The Power of the Dream", sung by Celine Dion.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1990
    Age 39
    Thompson collaborated with composer Richard Marx on Josh Groban's first hit record, "To Where You Are", with composer Steve Dorff on the Celine Dion hit "Miracle", with Andreas Carlsson for "Drowning" by the Backstreet Boys, and composer David Foster on several compositions, including "No Explanation" for the 1990 film Pretty Woman, and "I Have Nothing" for 1992 motion picture, The Bodyguard, for which they were nominated both for the Academy Award for Best Song in 1993 and the Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or for Television in 1994, and "Grown Up Christmas List".
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  • 1985
    Age 34
    She began her career as a lyricist with the Kenny Rogers single "Our Perfect Song" from his 1985 album The Heart of the Matter.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1980
    Age 29
    In 1980, Thompson began a relationship with former Olympic Gold Medal decathlete Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner). The couple married on January 5, 1981 in Oahu, Hawaii. They have two sons together, Brandon and Sam Brody, known as Brody. The couple separated in 1986 and divorced thereafter.
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  • 1977
    Age 26
    In 1977, Thompson became a regular on the TV series Hee Haw.
    More Details Hide Details She later had small one-episode parts in such television shows as "CHiPs, Starsky and Hutch, Vega$, Fantasy Island, The Fall Guy, and Beverly Hills, 90210. Thompson starred in several TV pilots, including "Mars Base One" and "Two for Two". She appeared in several films, including Rabbit Test (1978), and "Original Intent" (1991). She had a small role in The Bodyguard (1992). She appeared as Linda Jenner in a workout video by then-husband Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner), four documentaries about Elvis Presley between 1997 and 2004, and in the short-lived Princes of Malibu, a reality show about then-husband David Foster's efforts to improve her two sons and herself. Thompson, as Linda Jenner, (along with Lynn Mortensen) voiced Sally Brown in It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown, It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, and Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown She provided the voice of Lucy van Pelt in Happy Anniversary, Charlie Brown. She appeared as herself in the reality TV series The Hills in 2009 and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • 1976
    Age 25
    She and Elvis hit it off and subsequently dated for 4-1/2 years before breaking up around Christmas 1976.
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  • 1972
    Age 21
    Thompson was Miss Tennessee Universe in 1972, which is also known as Miss Tennessee USA and under the Miss USA and Miss Universe umbrella:
    More Details Hide Details Jeanne LeMay Dumas, Thompson's best friend, recounts this first meeting with Elvis in an interview for her book, Elvis, Linda and Me" and later became Elvis' personal secretary. Dumas said:
  • TEENAGE
  • 1970
    Age 19
    In 1970, Thompson was named "Miss Memphis State University" and was third runner-up in the 1970 Miss Tennessee pageant (which is part of the Miss America contest).
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    Thompson was Miss Shelby County (1969) In September 1970, she was named "Miss Mid-South Fair" at Memphis.
    More Details Hide Details Some of her other titles include, "Miss Liberty Bowl", "Memphis State's Golf Queen", "Miss Okra" (Bells, Tennessee), and MSU's Homecoming Court.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1950
    Born
    Born on May 23, 1950.
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