3862 Lady Mary Bankes-During the English Civil War, Lady Mary Bankes defended a castle from over 200 attackers with only five men under her initial command. She would be reinforced by 80 royalists and would hold against a total 600 men for three years before being betrayed and forced to surrender.
2533 Adidas-Adidas will cancel any sponsorship deal they have with a player if it turns out he has anything to do with Scientology.
3741 Jennifer Lawrence-Many fans and professional critics alike condemned the casting of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in ‘The Hunger Games’ films; publically stating they believed she was too fat for the role.
2901 Salsa-Salsa has surpassed ketchup to become the best-selling condiment in America.
2610 Pierre Brassau-During a 1964 hoax, a Swedish journalist exhibited paintings done by a chimpanzee under the name of Pierre Brassau. The journalist was testing whether critics could tell the difference between true avant-garde modern artwork and a chimp's work. They could not, and in fact, praised the works.
Planet Earth series has almost no authentic audio. Most of the sounds you hear are audio library effects or tailor-made studio sounds added on the editing table.
The movie “Moana” was changed to “Oceania” in Italy because there was a porn star named Moana already in Italy.
The M1_Abrams was able to run on Jet Fuel, along with diesel, kerosene, and any grade of motor gasoline.