» One of the many Tarzans, Karmuala Searlel, was mauled to death by a raging elephant on set.
» Elizabeth 1st suffered from anthophobia (a fear of roses).
» Beethoven dipped his head in cold water before he composed.
» All 17 children of Queen Anne died before her.
» President John F Kennedy could read 4 newspapers in 20 minutes.
» All U.S Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen wearing them in public.
» "Moon" was Buzz Aldrin's (second man on the moon) mother's maiden name.
» Bob Dylan's real name is Robert Zimmerman.
» Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were the two left-handed Beatles.
» Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
» Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
» Anne Boleyn, Queen Elizabeth I's mother, had six fingers on one hand.
» Gary Burgoff (Radar on MASH) always kept his left hand out of the view of the camera, either in his pocket or under a clipboard, because his left had is deformed.
» Elvis had a twin brother named Jesse, who died at birth.
» Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words none of them with the letter "E."
» The Beatles song "Dear Prudence" was written about Mia Farrow's sister, Prudence, when she wouldn't come out and play with Mia and the Beatles at a religious retreat in India.
» Orville Wright was involved in the first aircraft accident. His passenger, a Frenchman, was killed.
» Born on November 2, 1718, British politician, John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, is credited with naming the "sandwich". He developed a habit of eating beef between slice of toast so he could continue to play cards uninterrupted.
» The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.
» Cher's last name was "Sarkissian." She changed it because no one could pronounce it.
» Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize winning scientist whom discovered radium, died on 4th July 1934 of radiation poisoning.
» Sugar was first added to chewing gum in 1869 by a dentist, William Semple.
» Paper was invented early in the second century by Chinese eunuch.
» Scientist John Harvey owns Einstein's brain. Harvey was a pathologist at a small hospital in Princeton, NJ, when Einstein died in 1955 at the age of 76. Harvey performed the autopsy, determined Einstein died of natural causes, and took the brain home with him.
» Sir Isaac Newton was only 23 years old when he discovered the law of universal gravitation.
» Hannibal had only one eye after getting a disease while attacking Rome.
» Mark Twain, real name Samuel Clemens, worked on a riverboat when he was a teenager. The call "Mark twain!" meant that the water was deep enough to proceed safely.
» Elvis' hair color was originally blonde. He dyed it black because he was a big fan of Roy Orbison.