3058 Cristiano Ronaldo-When Cristiano Ronaldo was asked to donate his cleats for a charity auction benefitting 10-year old Erik Ortiz Cruz, who had a brain disorder that can cause 30 seizures a day, he instead paid the whole $83,000 for his surgery.
3478 Martha Stewart-Martha Stewart once dated Anthony Hopkins, but broke up with him after she saw Silence of the Lambs. She stated she was unable to avoid associating Hopkins with the character of Hannibal Lecter.
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The oldest known surviving pair of socks (300-500 AD) were intended to be worn with sandals.
The Italian government is offering all 18 year olds a €500 'culture bonus,' which can be spent on books, concert tickets, theatre tickets, cinema tickets, museum visits and even trips to the country’s national parks.
3845 Pooping-The average human poops $13 in precious metals each year.
The author of Brave New World, Aldous Huxley took LSD on his deathbed and died tripping.
3855 Abdülmecid Potato Famine-In 1845, when Ottoman Sultan Abdülmecid declared his intention to send £10,000 to victims of the Irish potato famine, he was instructed to send only £1,000, so as not to donate more than Queen Victoria, who had sent £2,000. He sent £1,000 along with three to five ships full of food.
During the opening ceremony of Ottawa international Airport’s new terminal in 1959 a USAF F-104 Star fighter did a supersonic flypast. The resulting sonic boom shattered nearly all the glass in the airport and caused significant structural damage, delaying the opening for another year.