Notable New York Stock Exchange Bell Ringers

The NYSE bell has been rung by countless celebrities and public figures. Here are a few.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: Twitter users, including actor Patrick Stewart (R), rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while also celebrating Twitter's IPO on November 7, 2013 in New York City. Twitter went public November 7, on the NYSE selling at a market price of $45.10, with the initial price being set at $26 on November 6. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
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Actor Patrick Stewart, right, rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange while also celebrating Twitter's IPO on November 7.
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Electronic Arts celebrated the launch of BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic by sending this group of Storm Troopers to ring the opening bell at the Nasdaq Marketsite Dec. 20, 2011.
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New York Yankees All-Star Robinson Cano rang the opening bell at on July 15, 2013.
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Martha Stewart had the honor of ringing the NASDAQ opening bell on April 07, 2008. Here, she is pictured with 1-800-Flowers CEO Chris McCann.
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Nick van de Wall, more commonly known by his DJ name Afrojack, rang the NASDAQ closing bell on Oct. 9.
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Regis Philbin, along with a giant robot, rang the opening bell on August 16 to promote FOX Sports.
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British boyband The Wanted rang the closing bell as part of a promotion for their album "Life." Tom Parker, Max George, Jay McGuiness and Siva Kaneswaran made there NASDAQ appearance on May 31.
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TV personalities Bill and Giuliana Rancic rang the NASDAQ closing bell on July 15. The couple's two-year-old son, Edward Duke, was not in attendance.
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Clumsy Smurf, Smurfette and Papa Smurf from the film "The Smurfs 2" stopped by the New York Stock exchange on July 25 to ring the bell.
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Actor Liam Hemsworth of "Hunger Games" fame rang the closing bell on August. 16. The actor was there to promote his film "Paranoia."
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Former NFL player and coach and current ESPN analyst Mike Ditka rang NASDAQ's closing bell on November 1, 2011.
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Fashion designer Carolina Herrera and a slew of beautiful models rang the closing bell on Sept. 5.
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Lifestyle guru Deepak Chopra rangs the Oct. 16 opening bell. He is the author of over 60 health and wellness books.
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Oprah and Maya Angelou rang the opening bell on Sept. 25, 2006.
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Actresses Queen Latifah left), Diane Keaton and Katie Holmes rang the opening bell of the stock market on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008. They were promoting their film, "Mad Money."
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In this Oct. 26, 2009 photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, center, waves with other guests while taking part in the closing bell ceremony at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York. Perry, seeking re-election with a down-home Texas message, took on the role of world traveler this year as he made a dozen out-of-state or international trips costing tens of thousands of dollars in taxpayer-funded security. (AP Photo/Nasdaq, Zef Nikolla) **NO SALES**
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Nicole Scherzinger, along with a group of men in dark sunglasses and suits, rang the bell on May 23, 2012. She appeared to promote her film "Men In Black 3."
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In this May 18, 2012 photo, Facebook founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, center, rings the Nasdaq opening bell from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. This was the day of Facebook's disappointing IPO.
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The Charmin Bears rang the NASDAQ closing bell as part of Ad Week's Walk of Great Icons event in Monday, Sept. 23. Angry Birds, the Musinex mascot and other brand mascots were all in attendance.
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Red and Brown M&Ms were chosen out of all the Ad Week mascots to ring the Sept. 23 closing bell.
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Jamie Foxx, left, rang the bell on Sept. 26 along with Ozwald Boateng, Co-Founder, Made In Africa Foundation. They were there to kick-off the Africa 50 fund.
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David Karp, third from right, Founder and CEO of Tumblr, reacts as confetti flies after her rang the opening bell on July 11, 2013. Yahoo! acquired Tumblr for $1.1 billion in June.
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