10 Momentous Hellos Throughout History
King Henry VIII bids his wife's lady-in-waiting, Anne Boleyn, a saucy good morrow. Union results in Church of England, Elizabeth I.
Susan B. Anthony encounters Elizabeth Cady Stanton on upstate New York street; "pleased to meet you" turns into 50-year feminist crusade.
Tender is the night F. Scott Fitzgerald says hello to Zelda Sayre, his future mad muse, at an Alabama dance.
Ella Fitzgerald meets Marilyn Monroe at L.A. jazz show. The next year, Marilyn sits front row when Ella sings at the Mocambo nightclub.
John Lennon plays church gig; between sets Paul McCartney teaches him to tune his guitar. Pair forms foursome you may have heard of.
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield bond over athletic ineptitude in junior high gym, go on to create treats universally preferred to exercise.
Tech-geek undergrad Steve Wozniak hears about teen named Steve Jobs. Steve meets Steve; now we have iPhones.
Photo: Courtesy of Gayle King
Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King work at Baltimore's WJZ-TV. Snowstorm hits; sleepover is suggested; ultimate BFF-ship forms.
RNC chief of staff Mary Matalin eyes Dem consultant James Carville. Ensuing wooing proves love conquers all...party affiliations, that is.
Greetings from more than 25,000 people are beamed to planet Gliese 581d
as part of Hello from Earth initiative. Saying hi no longer just for earthlings!
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