On August 10, 1821, Missouri was officially admitted into the Union. Cue the fireworks! Cue "The Star-Spangled Banner"! That means it's been an American state for about one-hundred eighty-something-something-we-DGAF years. Jokes aside, we've gotta give credit to Mizzou. Without it, we wouldn't have Akon, Tech N9ne, Chingy, Nelly and that awesome-looking Gateway Arch thing that kinda makes you hungry for some McDonald's. But most importantly, we wouldn't have these women to count down. Without Mizzou on their address labels, they'd essentially be homeless. Well, in theory. Now hit the jump to check out the top 10 ladies who proudly call Missouri home (or at least did at one time). Show Me: the ladies!

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