» Canadian researchers have found that Einstein's brain was 15% wider than normal.
» While in Alcatraz, Al Capone was inmate #85.
» The actor who played Wedge in the original Star Wars trilogy has a famous nephew: actor Ewan McGregor, who plays the young Obi-Wan in the new Star Wars film.
» Astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot.
» Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the first three Star Wars movies, was a hospital porter in London before starring as the Wookie.
» Sheryl Crow's front two teeth are fake - she had them knocked out when she tripped on the stage earlier in her career.
» Hitler was claustrophobic. The large elevator leading to his eagles nest in the Austrian Alps was mirrored so it would appear larger and more open.
» Jim Morrison, of the 60's rock group The Doors, was the first rock star to be arrested on stage.
» Hans Christian Andersen, creator of fairy tales, was word-blind. He never learned to spell correctly, and his publishers always had the spelling errors corrected.
» Frank Lloyd Wright's son invented Lincoln Logs.
» Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cut off his left ear. His "Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear'' shows the right one bandaged because he painted the mirror image.
» Peter Falk, who played "Columbo," has a glass eye.
» The only married couple to fly together in space were Jan Davis and Mark Lee, who flew aboard the Endeavour space shuttle from September 12-20, 1992.
» Besides Star Trek, William Shatner, Leonard Nemoy, James Doohan, and Geoge Takei have all appeared at one time or another on "The Twilight Zone."
» Barbie's full name is "Babara Millicent Roberts."
» The original captain of Star Trek's starship "Enterprise" was Jeffrey Hunter - not William Shatner - as Christopher Pike, in the pilot episode "The cage" (1964). The cast was quite different from that of the classic series except for Leonard Nimoy as Spock.
» The mother of Michael Nesmith of "The Monkees" invented whiteout.
» Screech, from "Saved by the Bell," was the only one of the characters who played in all the episodes from the junior high, with Mrs. Bliss, to "Saved by the Bell: The New Class."
» Betsy Ross and Elvis Presley were the only real people to ever have been the head on a Pez dispenser. The Elvis Pez dispenser was named "Elvis Pezly."
» Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
» Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
» Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
» If Barbie were life-size her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand 7 feet (2 m) 2 inches (5 cm) tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal human's neck.
» The world's longest name officially used by a person is "Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Shermasn Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorft Senior" which is composed of 28 words or 192 letters.
» Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
» Adolf Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.
» Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
» The shortest British monarch was Charles I, who was 4 feet 9 inches.
» Tina Turner's real name is Annie Mae Bullock.
» Queen Victoria eased the discomfort of her menstrual cramps by having her doctor supply her with marijuana.