Profession: Figure Skater
Why Famous: Dorothy Hamill won the Olympic gold medal for Women's Figure Skating in 1976. She was also the World Champion that year and the runner-up in 1974 and 1975.
Hamill is credited with developing the camel spin move in her routines. After turning professional Hamill was a star performer in the travelling Ice Capades show from 1977-84.
- 1974-02-09 US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
- 1975-02-02 US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
- 1976-01-11 Dorothy Hamill wins her 3rd consecutive national figure skating championship
- 1976-02-13 American Dorothy Hamill wins the free skate to clinch the women's figure-skating gold medal at the Innsbruck Winter Olympics
- 1976-03-06 Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by American Dorothy Hamill