The Most Fascinating People of 2008

ByABC News
November 24, 2008, 5:29 PM

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"The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2008" highlights some of the year's most prominent names in entertainment, sports, politics, and pop culture. Hosted by Barbara Walters, the special includes: President-elect Barack Obama, actor Will Smith, "Valkyrie" star Tom Cruise, Tina Fey, famous for her Sarah Palin impersonation on "Saturday Night Live" and the sitcom "30 Rock," political commentator Rush Limbaugh, Alaska governor Sarah Palin, teen sensation Miley Cyrus, star of "Frost/Nixon" Frank Langella, "Pregnant man" Thomas Beatie, and record breaking Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps.

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