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.
They have tiny residual wings.
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.
It is a Hebrew name for Passover.
This amounts to about three hundred fifty slices per second
It was believed that chocolate could cure a stomach ache
Earth’s crust occupies less than 1% of Earth’s volume
The only way to make to make reasonable estimates of tree ages
The word derives from an old Persian fairy tale, and was coined by Horace Walpole on 1754
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.
Because its tongue is too short for its beak.
It's area, 30,029 square kilometres, and is only slightly smaller than Belgium.