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Elvis Presley was 24 years old when he started seeing 14-year-old Priscilla.
In 1964, British Prime Minister Alec Douglas-Home was almost kidnapped by two students with political motivations. He persuaded them not to by pointing out that his kidnapping would ensure a Conservative victory in next election, gave the two a case of beer, and bid them goodnight.
Wal-Mart once pulled Midge, a doll in the Barbie line, from the shelves due to concerns she was pregnant with no wedding ring and it would promote teen pregnancy.
Emperor Hirohito of Japan was a huge fan of Mickey Mouse. He was given a Mickey Mouse watch as a gift during his special tour of Disneyland in 1975. For years, even on formal occasions, his Majesty was observed wearing the watch.
The 2004 Ryongchon disaster in North Korea killed 160 and injured up to 3000 people when a train full of gasoline crashed into a train full of butane. Many children were blinded by looking at the blast out of school windows and the shockwave sent glass projectiles into their face.
Frenchwoman Violette Morris won over 20 French national athletic titles (from boxing to shotput), earned over 50 medals in national and international competitions, took the field in over 200 professional soccer matches, placed first in almost two dozen auto and motorcycle long-distance endurance races. She even underwent a voluntary mastectomy in order to better fit inside her race cars. She was barred for life from French sports when she joined the Gestapo. She terrorized the French Resistance. She became such a headache for allies that British Commandos and French Resistance organized a special mission to take her out of the picture by ambushing her and firing a dozen machine guns at her sports car.
In Germany, your baby's name must be the one on a pre-approved list.
In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, James Phelps and Oliver Phelps, who play Fred and George in the franchise, make a cameo appearance in the picture of the original Order of the Phoenix as their deceased uncles, Fabian and Gideon Prewett.
The word “canvas” is derived from the word “cannabis” because canvas used to be made from hemp fiber.
10Robert De Niro
In 1999, Robert De Niro threatened to sue the owners of a restaurant called 'De Niro's Supper Club' under section 3 of the BC Privacy Act. In response, the restaurant changed its name to 'Section (3).'