Actress Betty White and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have a date in Sacramento Wednesday night. You might not think the two have a lot in common, but they are among the folks chosen for the 2010 California Hall of Fame.
In all, 14 people will be added to the list of who's who in California history who are honored for making their mark on the Golden State.
This years inductees are:
- Edmund G. "Pat" Brown
- James Cameron
- John Doerr
- A. P. Giannini
- Merle Haggard
- Anne Lamott
- George Schultz
- Dr. Kevin Starr
- Levi Strauss
- Barbra Streisand
- Wayne Thiebaud
- Betty White
- Serena Williams
- Mark Zuckerberg
Gov.-elect Jerry Brown will attend the ceremony as his late father, former Gov. Edmund G. "Pat" Brown is inducted.
Bright and early Wednesday a new exhibit featuring mementos of their careers will open.
- A life-size Terminator statue from Cameron's blockbuster movie starring Schwarzenegger.
- The pilot script from Golden Girls signed by the original cast and an Emmy® won by comedienne Betty White
- A recreated office of Governor Edmund G. “Pat” Brown containing desk, chair, lamp, blotter and a marlin caught by the former California governor
- The restored 1933 Lincoln automobile owned by Bank of America founder and father of modern banking, A.P. Giannini
- Custom suit, gold records and Fender Haggard Tuff Dog guitar played by country music legend Merle Haggard
- Several costumes worn by music and film icon Barbra Streisand in On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, My Name Is Barbra and Yentl; her first contract with the Bon Soir; albums, tickets, movie posters and rare Broadway billboard from Funny Girl
- Wayne Thiebaud gallery personally containing works selected by the artist himself