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321-Curry-In 2014 original

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322-Mark twain-Mark Twain traveled extensively and once said

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323-Van allen-On the same day (July 9, 1962) James Van Allen announced his discovery of the

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324-Mercedes mccambrige-Actress Mercedes McCambridge who dubbed the voice of the demon in The Exorcist swallowed raw eggs, chain smoked and drank whiskey to make her voice harsh. She was bound to a chair during recordings and requested no credit for the film.

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325-Pineapple fingerprint-Workers who cut up pineapples eventually lose their fingerprints due to the action of the proteolytic enzyme, bromelain, that dissolves them.

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326-Freddie mercury-At a 1984 Queen gig, Freddie Mercury took a nasty fall and hurt his leg midway through the show. After convening with his bandmates, he decided it wouldn't be fair to fans to end it. In substantial pain, he performed Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You & We Are the Champions seated at his piano.

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327-Amelia earhart-It was assumed Amelia Earhart died 80 years ago (July 2, 1937) after crashing her plane in an attempt to fly around the globe and her remains were lost to deep waters. Due to a skeleton found on an island, an aircraft recovery group now believes she may have lived months as a castaway.

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328-Jim caviezel-Jesus actor Jim Caviezel was struck by lightning whilst filming The Passion of the Christ.

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329-Nestle-In 1866, two separate entrepreneurs started competing for milk companies in Switzerland. By 1905, when both men were dead, the two companies merged to become Nestle.

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330-Ramsay-Gordon Ramsay was doused in gasoline and held at gunpoint by gang members while attempting to film a documentary about the illegal shark fin industry. He managed to escape by diving into his car with his film crew and driving off.

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