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Former Jobs of 12 Celebrities

David Letterman

After graduating from Indiana's Ball State University in 1969, future late night talk show host David Letterman landed a job at Indianapolis television station WLWI (now called WTHR) as a local anchor and weatherman. Letterman was eventually let go for his unpredictable on-air behavior, which included erasing state borders from the weather map and predicting hail stones "the size of canned hams." Those canned hams eventually became popular door prizes on The Late Show with David Letterman.