Fact Cards

671. Kate Mara-Kate Mara has a clause in her film contracts that allows her to attend the Super Bowl if either the Steelers or the Giants make it, on account of her mother's family owning the Steelers and her father's family owning the Giants.

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672. The Elephant Man-After a screening of the film The Elephant Man, studio executives recommended the surreal scenes be cut. Producer Mel Brooks responded:

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673. Yosemite-In 1903, after camping with John Muir, Teddy Roosevelt established Yosemite as a national park to preserve its

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674. Iceland’s female Strike Vigdis-On October 24, 1975, 90% of Iceland’s female population went on strike, demanding equal rights. They did not work, do housework, or look after their kids for an entire day. In 1980, Iceland elected its first female president, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, who credits her win to this specific day.

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675. Yeezus-In 2013, Kanye West's

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676. Allen Iverson-NBA player Allen Iverson signed a lifetime endorsement contract with Reebok in 2001 that would pay him $800,000 a year until he reaches the age of 55, when he would then receive a final lump sum payment of $32,000,000.

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677. Love Commandos-In Delhi, India, there's a vigilante group of guys called the

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678. Gary Brooks Faulkner-In 2010, a schizophrenic American named Gary Brooks Faulkner was arrested near the border of Afghanistan with a sword, pistol and night vision goggles. When questioned, he said he was on a quest to hunt down Osama bin Laden.

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679. The Candy Bar Strike-In 1947, after the price of a chocolate bar increased from 5 cents to 8 cents, 200 kids marched and protested on the capitol building in British Columbia, shutting down the government for a day. It is known as

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680. Albert Göring-Albert Göring, the younger brother of the head of Luftwaffe Hermann Göring, helped many Jews and dissidents survive in Germany by forging his brother’s signature and falsifying transit documents.

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  1. Would you mind if I started to post these facts on iFunny? I really think people would love them and I would of course credit and link your website.

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