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."
It is a little known fact that he was also in Holy Orders.
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 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.
The only way to make to make reasonable estimates of tree ages
Was commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II to represent peace
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
The only organ that can regenerate itself
Others include The Immaculate Collection, Erotica, Something To Remember and the Evita Soundtrack
No birds or insects remain, most trees are blackened stumps
Because its tongue is too short for its beak.