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C3PO is the first character to speak in Star Wars.
Cleopatra wasn't Egyptian; she was Greek.
Cleopatras real name was Auletes!
Drew Carey once worked at a Denny's.
During his lifetime, Herman Melville's Moby Dick sold only 50 copies.
Eddie Cochran's last recording before he died was Three Steps to Heaven!
Elvis Presley got a 'C'in his eighth grade music class.
Enrico Caruso and Roy Orbison were the only tenors this century capable of hitting e over high c!
Famous billionaire Howard Hughes stored his own urine in large bottles.
Halle Berry’s stunt double, in the movie “Catwoman”, is a man.
Harrison Ford has a species of spider named after him!
Henry Ford was Charles Lindbergh's first passenger in the Spirit of St. Louis.
Henry Ford, father of the Automobile, is also father of the charcoal briquette.
Houdini was the first man to fly a plane solo in Australia.
In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more that a hundred years before either moon was discovered!
In high school, Robin Williams was voted 'Least Likely to Succeed.'"
In Mel Brooks''Silent Movie,'mime Marcel Marceau is the only person who has a speaking role.
In the 1930's, American track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.
In the movie 'The Wizard Of Oz', Toto the dog's salary was $125 a week, while Judy Garland was $500 a week.
In the original version of Cinderella the slipper was made out of fur, not glass!
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