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Saturday, 30 August 2008
Aaliyah facts...
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Topic: Facts about Aaliyah
Full Name: Aaliyah Dana Haughton
Origin of Name: Aaliyah is Arabic for highest, most exalted one; the best
Nicknames: Liyah, Baby-girl, Wonder Woman, Lee
Place of Birth: Beford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York
Birthdate: January 16, 1979 - August 25, 2001
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Religion: Christianity
Family: Diane - Mother, Michael - Father, & Rashad - Brother
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5'7 1/2"
Shoe: Size 6 1/2-7 | can also wear kid runner sizes 3-4
Dress Size: 4
Measurements: Bust = 32-B | Waist = 24 | Hips = 34
Best Friends: Kidada Jones, Fatima Robinson, Missy, Da Brat, Lil' Kim, her mom, and Valerie Vaughn
Home: Owned a condo on in Manhattan's Soho District
Collects: Sunglasses and stuffed animals; one dearest to her is an orange orangutan named Lina, which was given to Aaliyah by her grandmother before she passed away
Pets: Owned a Yorkshire Terrier, snake, and all types of other animals
Pet Peeve(s): Skirts
Musical Tastes: Listened to Alternative ie. Nine In Nails; and a lot of old school jams ie. Donny Hataway, Johny Mathis, Isley Brothers, etc.
Favorite Artist(s): The Isley Brothers, Jodeci, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Sade, Stevie Wonder, and Barbara Streisand
Favorite Music Video: Michael Jackson's "Thriller"
Favorite Food(s): Pancakes, waffles, and any kind of breakfast food
Favorite Author: Stephen King
Dessert: Vanilla Ice-Cream topped with whipped cream, vanilla syrup, nuts, and cherries
Favorite Basketball Team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Color: Black
Tattoos: Her initial and a star on her hand, a music symbo

-Aaliyah's grandmother gave her the middle name, Dana
-She moved to Detroit from Brooklyn at the age of 5
-She first realized she could sing at the age of 6
-Age 6 she auditioned for the school play of ANNIE
-Aaliyah took Kung-Fu as a young child with her brother Rashad
-Age 9 she uditioned for TV show Family Matters
-Age 11 Aaliyah sang "My Funny Valentine" on the nationally syndicated show, Star Search
-At age 11, she performed in Las Vegas for 5 nights with Gladys Knight
-She attended her high school prom with 5 friends in matching suits
-Graduated from the Detroit High School of the Performing Arts with a 4.0 GPA
-Auditioned for the Elton John broadway show AIDA
-At age 21, she starred in Joel Silver's feature film Romeo Must Die
-A movie that scared the heck outta her was What Lies Beneath
-Her first kiss wasn't memorable
-Aaliyah was a skunk for Halloween in 2000... she painted herself black and white and had a tail that curved over her head
-Aaliyah got her dove tattoo in dedication to her grandmother
-Aaliyah's grandmother was the one that suggested Dana as a middle name for her
-The first single that she bought was Karma Chameleon by Culture Club
-Aaliyah's toy orangutan that her grandmother gave her was in a scene in Romeo Must Die
-Aaliyah loved to sing Donny Hathaway while she was in the shower
-Lenny Kravitz was asked which celebrity he thought was very beautiful, and he said "Aaliyah" after a deep "hmmmmm" on an online chat March of '01

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