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5th December 2013

Fact: Christine Fox, the woman who inspired Kelly McGillis' character in Top Gun, has been appointed Acting U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary. The top analyst took over the new position on Wednesday (04Dec13), becoming the highest-ranking woman ever to serve in the Pentagon.

19th February 2013

Quote: "That dogged my rear end for a long time. Oh my God, I hated it, I hated it. It was just, like, non-stop for a while. It becomes unfunny really quickly, because it's just embarrassing to have all these strangers that you even don't know to have singing to you!" Actress Kelly McGillis on the Top Gun fans who have sung You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' to her in a bar. In the movie Tom Cruise crooned the Righteous Brothers tune to get the attention of MCGillis' character.

31st January 2011

Quote: "I don't know why they picked me for that. I totally felt wrong from the get-go. I look at that movie and I think I look uncomfortable throughout. I kept getting notes about my height and I spent the whole movie trying to shrink. (But) Tom didn't have a problem with my height." Kelly McGillis towered over Tom Cruise while filming Top Gun.

18th February 2008

Quote: "Watch Top Gun. Follow it exactly." Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz explains how he got the inspiration to make a move on his pop star girlfriend Ashlee Simpson - by copying Tom Cruise's efforts to win over Kelly McGillis in Top Gun.

31st August 2007

Fact: Kelly McGillis, the sexy actress-turned-restaurateur who romanced Tom Cruise in movie classic Top Gun, has signed on to play a lesbian in TV series THE L WORD.

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