Fact Cards

271-Marlynn-Marilyn Monroe was really good friends with Ella Fitzgerald. Monroe was instrumental in getting Ella past racial barriers to performing and they stayed friend until death.

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272-John perry-On September 11th, 2001, Officer John Perry of the NYPD went to headquarters to file retirement paperwork. When he heard the explosion at the world trade center he immediately responded and was later killed when one of the towers collapsed. He was the only off-duty officer killed on 9/11.

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273-Seaworld-A newspaper posted a poll asking readers if watching Blackfish -- a documentary critical of SeaWorld for keeping orcas captive - changed their opinions of SeaWorld. The results were

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274-Ben sought help-A 30-year-old elephant named Ben sought help at a safari lodge after being shot by poachers. The elephant waited patiently near the lodge for the 6 hours it took to a vet to fly in and dress his 3 bullet wounds.

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275-Julia stewart-Julia Stewart, who worked as a waitress at an IHOP at 16 years old, worked her way up through various jobs to become a President at Applebees. After being passed over for CEO, she returned to IHOP, became CEO, and later acquired Applebees.

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276-Forced piano-When the Soviet Union was pushing towards Berlin, an SS soldier was forced to play piano for his captors. They made it clear in sign language that he would be executed the moment he stopped. He played for 22 hours, after which he collapsed in tears. They congratulated him, then shot him.

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277-The beatles-The Beatles helped end racially segregated concerts by refusing to play at segregated events.

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278-Anonymous-Anonymous sent thousands of all-black faxes to the Church of Scientology to deplete all their ink cartridges.

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279-KitKat-Kit Kat is produced globally by NESTLE, except in the US where it's made by their competitor HERSHEY.

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280-Simpsons-The Simpsons'

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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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