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Music

Tommy Tucker (bandleader) American bandleader

Gerald L. Duppler, better known under his stage name Tommy Tucker, was an American bandleader.

Tommy Tucker was an American blues singer-songwriter and pianist. He is best known for the 1964 hit song, "Hi-Heel Sneakers", that went to No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and peaked at No. 23 in the UK Singles Chart.

Bow Wow Wow English new wave band

Bow Wow Wow are an English new wave band, created by manager Malcolm McLaren in 1980. McLaren recruited members of Adam and the Ants to form the band behind 13-year-old Annabella Lwin on vocals. They released their debut EP Your Cassette Pet in 1980, and had their first UK top 10 hit with "Go Wild in the Country" in 1982. The band's music was characterized by a danceable new wave sound that drew on a Burundi beat provided by Dave Barbarossa on drums, as well as the suggestive lyrics squealed into the mic by their teenage lead vocalist.

Politics

Thomas Tudor Tucker American politician

Thomas Tudor Tucker was a Bermuda-born American physician and politician representing Charleston, South Carolina. He was elected from South Carolina in both the Continental Congress and the U.S. House. He later was appointed as Treasurer of the United States and served from 1801 to his death in 1828, establishing a record as the longest-serving Treasurer.

Tommy Tucker (politician) American politician

Wyatt Thomas Tucker Sr. is a former Republican state senator in the state of North Carolina. He served as co-chairman of the North Carolina Senate's State and Local Government Committee. Senator Tucker has been accused of the statement "I am the Senator, you are the Citizen, you need to be quiet," when responding to a citizen journalist's inquiry on North Carolina's Senatorial Rules and Procedures, though he said he was misquoted. In 2013 Sen. Tucker came under criticism for helping direct Rural Center funds to the development of a movie theater In August 2017 Senator Tucker announced his intention to retire.

Sports

Tommy Tucker (baseball) American baseball player

Thomas Joseph Tucker was a first baseman in Major League Baseball who played with six different teams between 1887 and 1899. Listed at 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m), 165 lb., Tucker was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed.

Thomas Heyward Tucker was an English first-class cricketer associated with Cambridge University. He was a student at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and is recorded in one match in 1822, totalling 0 runs with a highest score of 0.

Tom Tucker was a former Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Characters

Little Tommy Tucker nursery rhyme

"Little Tommy Tucker" is an English language nursery rhyme. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 19618.

"Tom Tucker: The Man and His Dream" is the thirteenth episode of the tenth season of the animated comedy series Family Guy. The episode originally aired on Fox in the United States on February 12, 2012. In this episode, Peter decides to help Tom Tucker realize his dream to become a famous actor, so he becomes his agent as they go to Hollywood. But while there, they cross paths with a resurrected James Woods. Back in Quahog, Chris dates a girl who looks disturbingly like Lois. The name mimicks the name of a 1988 film Tucker: The Man and His Dream.

Tommy Tucker (squirrel) celebrity American male Eastern gray squirrel

Tommy Tucker was a male Eastern gray squirrel who became a celebrity in the United States, touring the country wearing women's fashions while performing tricks, entertaining children, and selling war bonds. A Washington Post columnist called him "the most famous squirrel ever to come from Washington."

Other

Thomas DeSaille Tucker

Thomas DeSaille Tucker or Thomas DeSaliere Tucker was an African-born lawyer, educator, and missionary. He was the first president of the State Normal College for Colored Students, which eventually became Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Thomas George Tucker was an Anglo-Australian academic, classicist, professor at the University of Melbourne and author.

Thomas William Tucker is an American mathematician, the Charles Hetherington Professor of Mathematics at Colgate University, and an expert in the area of topological graph theory.

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