Holds the record for the actor with the most leading parts - 142. In all but 11 films he played the leading part. Posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award, by President Jimmy Carter in 1980.
Debut WXYZ on Detroit radio January 30, 1933.
Had a cameo as a woman in the hardware store, waiting for her paint.
The reason given at that time was that they were degrading to women
The moon has a surface area approximately equal to North and South America combined
The electric eel of South America can generate over 600 volts and can paralyse a horse.
The peach and the almond are relatives! Other members of this family include, apples, pears, olives, cherries, and apricots. This family is known as the "Rosacea" family. Rosacea means "Rose family."
They have tiny residual wings.
It is made almost entirely of the element carbon, and so is related to graphite, found in pencils
A smell is added artificially for safety, so people know when they have a gas leak.
The tiny mosquito is credited with so many deaths throughout the ages. More than all wars put together. More than all pandemics and epidemics put together. Incredible.
Her name is Siris and her priestesses brewed beer (possibly as part of a ritual??).
It was believed that chocolate could cure a stomach ache
Defeating Kevin Curren (South Africa). Becker was the youngest winner of the men's singles title.
Earth’s crust occupies less than 1% of Earth’s volume
The only way to make to make reasonable estimates of tree ages
Was commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II to represent peace
Patents related to the tandem bicycles date for the late 1800s
It was pressed into bricks and used as currency
Others include The Immaculate Collection, Erotica, Something To Remember and the Evita Soundtrack
More phones than in the entire country of Spain. The cables serving the New York City area have nearly 33,072,975 miles of wire.
Every year the company holds a free cone day, giving away 1 million ice cream cones.