Casey Anthony had β€œfool-proof suffocation methods” in her Firefox search history from the day before her daughter died. Police overlooked this evidence, because they only checked the history in Internet Explorer. cbsnews.com/news/casey-an…
Anthony Hopkins gave up on Hollywood and returned to London’s West End theatre before his casting in The Silence of The Lambs. For his role as Hannibal Lecter, he won the Oscar for Best Actor and AFI lists the character as the #1 film villain of all time walesonline.co.uk/whats-o…
Today I learned of Anthony de Lucy, 3rd Baron Lucy. De Lucy was an English knight and crusader who died on campaign in the year 1368. In 1981 De Lucy's extremely well preserved remains were found in a crypt beneath the ruins of St. Bees Abbey in Lincolnshire, England, which had since become a car park. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_…
Susan B. Anthony, although known for work for women's suffrage, was also an abolitionist: she collected anti-slavery petitions when she was 17, and in her 30's she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Anthony Kiedis, lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, had a sexual relationship with a 14 year old and wrote the song "Catholic School Girls Rule" about it. consequenceofsound.net/20…
John Anthony Walker, a US Navy officer who reported secrets to the Soviet Union for 18 years. He got his son involved, and even tried to involve his daughter. He was finally exposed when his ex-wife reported him. When asked about his spying, he said "KMart has better security than the Navy". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
Anthony Burgess sent a preliminary draft of A Clockwork Orange to Rolling Stone in place of an article and Hunter S. Thompson wrote a letter rejecting Burgess' "limey bullshit" and calling him "cheapjack scum." esquire.com/entertainment…
Actor Anthony Hopkins had a habit of reading his lines aloud 250 TIMES before shooting a movie. He also memorized a new poem every week to β€œexercise his mind” youtu.be/NP-Dw81oFJc
Frederick Douglas was asked what advice he had for a young man. "Agitate! Agitate! Agitate!" Douglass passed away in 1895, at the age of 77, after attending a women's rights meeting with Susan B. Anthony. digitalhistory.uh.edu/his…
Anthony Daniels (as C-3PO, a humanoid protocol droid in the service of General Leia Organa) is the only actor to have appeared in all the episodic films in the Star Wars series. vulture.com/2015/12/antho…
Today I learned about Anthony Pellicano, a Hollywood fixer recently released after 15yrs in prison for multiple indictments, he walked out to a six-figure trust funded by high level execs and Hollywood stars for his silence while incarcerated. deadline.com/2019/03/anth…
C-3PO's actor, Anthony Daniels, flubbed most of his lines on the first day of shooting STAR WARS. After repeatedly messing up, George Lucas came up to Daniels and said, "You can say anything you like. We can fix it later." Daniels then proceeded to speak his next lines in gibberish youtu.be/8fCqhpV2SG4?t=61…
After Germany's surrender in WWI, and the subsequent limitations on their aircraft industry, Anthony Fokker moved his factory to West Virginia. moundsville.org/2019/02/0…
Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers used his bands headliner status to force less famous band Mr. Bungle out of playing several big festivals where both bands were to perform. The reason: Kiedis felt Mr. Bungle's singer "imitated his style" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr.…
The Library of Congress has multiple crowdsourcing projects where anyone can help digitize historical documents. Active projects include transcribing letters and other writings from Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, and Walt Whitman. crowd.loc.gov/campaigns-t…
When the USS Susan B. Anthony sank in 1944, after it was hit by a mine off the coast of Normandy, all 2,689 people aboard were saved. According to the Guinness world book of Records, this is the largest rescue of people without loss of life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS…
When Lawrence Anthony, known as "The Elephant Whisperer", passed away. A herd of elephants arrived at his house in South Africa to mourn him. Although the elephants were not alerted to the event, they travelled to his house and stood around for two days, and then dispersed. cbc.ca/strombo/news/sayin…
In 1975 A Clockwork Orange author Anthony Burgess wrote an early draft script for The Spy Who Loved Me which climaxed with James Bond using acupuncture to foil hippy terrorists newstatesman.com/culture/…
Anthony Bourdain got a parasite from eating a raw warthog's anus, which had just expelled feces nypost.com/2013/04/21/ton…
Today I learned about Anthony Ervin, a swimmer who won a gold medal at the 2000 Olympics, retired at 22, begun abusing drugs, at one moment being hardly able to raise from a sofa for days on end. In 2011 he got back into swimming, and at the 2016 Olympics became the oldest swimmer to win a gold medal. people.com/sports/anthony…
Serial killer Cary Anthony Stayner, convicted and sentenced to death in the murders of four women in 1999, is the older brother of Steven Stayner, the child kidnapping victim whose case was made famous in the TV miniseries "I Know My First Name Is Steven." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
A spy for the Soviets was working and secretly lurking inside UK's Buckingham Palace. Anthony Blunt worked as a Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures, looking after one of the largest art collections in the world. He held the position for 27 years, the first 19 of those he operated undetected. theguardian.com/uk-news/2…
"Se7en" was supposed to get a sequel, titled "Ei8ht". The movie was supposed to reveal that detective Somerset was a psychic. The project was eventually scrapped, and the script was later rewritten and turned into "Solace", a psychological thriller starring Anthony Hopkins. vocal.media/geeks/sweet-s…
Of Tennessee politician, Byron Low Tax Looper. In 1998, in order to advance his political career, he legally changed his middle name from "Anthony" to "Low Tax". He also murdered his election opponent and was given a life sentence in prison. wikipedia.org/wiki/Byron_…
Anthony Cymerys an 82 years old barber would go out every Wednesday with his chair, a pair of slippers and a car battery to power his clippers at a local park in Hartford. He gives free haircuts to the homeless and doesn't charge them a dime, all you had to do in exchange is to give him a hug. cbsnews.com/news/homeless…
An 86-year-old wrote an upbeat review for her local paper about a new Olive Garden. She was mercilessly mocked by the Internet. Anthony Bourdain thought she had a valuable POV on small town dining. So he published a book of her reviews. eater.com/2013/8/19/63856…
Anthony Daniels, who endured years of discomfort in the C-3PO costume, was so annoyed by Alan Tudyk (Rogue One) playing K-2SO in the comfort of a motion-capture suit that he cursed at Tudyk. Tudyk later joked that a "fuck you" from Daniels was among the highest compliments he had ever received. cinemablend.com/news/1602…
Today I learned of Anthony Ashley-Cooper 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, a 19th century MP . He was involved in the reforming of insane asylums, responsible for several important child labour laws, and campaigned against the opium trade. As a result of his philanthropy he was known as 'The poor man's Earl'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Anthony Daniels, voice of C-3PO, played Legolas in the 1978 adaption of The Lord of the Rings. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Anthony Bourdain at times wouldn't name the places he'd visit while filming. He did this sometimes to prevent tourists from turning a bar or restaurant into a tourist trap after filming there. npr.org/2017/10/20/558792…
Anthony Hopkins, when asked what he loves best about making movies, answered: "I love the hour in makeup. It gives you time to think and have a cup of coffee. It's my favorite part of the day. Having somebody dab things on your face, I love that. Then you go out and say things and they pay you." interviewmagazine.com/cul…
Today I learned of a Brazilian grandmother who prays to a figurine of St. Anthony for years, only to discover it was an action figure of the elf Lord Elrond from the "Lord of the Rings" films. bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articl…
The actor in Legally Blonde who played David Kidney - the awkward law school student who spent his summer de-worming orphans in Somalia - is Oz Perkins, son of Psycho star Anthony Perkins en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oz_…
Today I learned about an Aptronym, which is when someone's name suits their personality (like Lonzo Ball who is a basketball player or Anthony Weiner who was involved in a sex scandal). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apt…
Anthony Michael Hall is the youngest Saturday Night Live cast-member at 17 years old - joining the cast of Season 11 in 1985 with Robert Downey Jr., who was only 20 years old at the time. wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturd…
The Oldest Living Spouse of a UK Prime Minister, Clarissa Eden, was married to Anthony Eden who was a Prime Minister in the 1950's. She is currently 99 years old. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Today I learned of Anthony Bewley an abolitionist Methodist minister who escaped Texas and was captured brought back, lynched, buried, dug up and defiled in Fort Worth, Texas in 1860. tshaonline.org/handbook/o…
Cancer survivor Anthony Rizzo (Cubs) is one of the most charitable athletes on the planet, constantly giving his time and money to better the community. He is donating half his 7M salary (3.5M) to Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. His foundation has donated in total over 4M to Lurie's. nbcsports.com/chicago/chi…
In 1944, 22-year-old Corporal Anthony Damato threw himself on an enemy hand grenade, saving the lives of his two Marines at the cost of his own life. President Roosevelt later awarded him the Medal of Honor calling it a "fearless and valiant sacrifice reflecting great upon himself and the US". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
The only money Anthony Burgess made directly off the 1971 adaptation of his book, A Clockwork Orange, was the $500 he was paid for the film rights. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_C…
Dr. Anthony Atala out of Boston Children's Hospital successfully 3D bio-printed a bladder for a cancer patient and it is continually to function after over a decade. 3dprintingindustry.com/ne…
Actor Sir Anthony Hopkins was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome only 10 years ago. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
In Indiana Jones and the last crusade, Most of the uniforms, worn by the Nazis in the Berlin book burning scene, are authentic World War II uniforms, and not costumes. A cache of old uniforms was found in Germany, and obtained by Costume Designer Anthony Powell to be used in the film. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
After marathoning Breaking Bad, Anthony Hopkins wrote Bryan Cranston a fan letter, saying (among other things) "Your performance as Walter White was the best acting I have seen – ever." gawker.com/anthony-hopkin…
The 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre was bought and distributed by Louis Peraino of the Bryanston Distributing Company. Louis' father, Anthony Peraino, a made man with Profaci crime family, financed the most profitable porno, Deep Throat. TCM was used to launder money made from DT. weminoredinfilm.com/2015/…
Today I learned of Anthony Mascarenhas, a Pakistani journalist who dared to write the truth about the atrocities committed by Pakistan in Bangladesh in 1971. He flew to UK to β€˜visit a sick sister’ and agreed to get it run in the Sunday Times. The story ran the day after he snuck his family out of Pakistan. bbc.com/news/world-asia-1…
Today I learned about Peter Anthony Motteux, an English author, playwright, translator, publisher, and editor of The Gentleman's Journal, "the first English magazine", from 1692 to 1694. His death in 1718 is the first recorded case of someone dying as a result of auto-erotic asphyxiation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ero…
French Prime minister Guy Mollet proposed a Franco-British Union with Elizabeth II as head of state in 1956 during the Suez Crisis, however british prime minister Anthony Eden rejected the proposal and instead France went on to join the European Economic Community, later the EU en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
In WWII German command ordered encircled US troops in Bastogne to surrender, to which Gen Anthony McAuliffe replied simply: NUTS! When Col Joseph Harper delivered the message to the German commander, the commander asked what the message meant. Harper replied, "In plain English? Go to hell." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Susan B. Anthony's father withdrew her from a school that would not allow her to learn long division as boys did. kenburns.com/films/alone/
During the first meeting between Lecter and Starling, Anthony Hopkins's mocking of Jodie Foster's southern accent was improvised on the spot. Foster's horrified reaction was genuine; she felt personally attacked. She later thanked Hopkins for generating such an honest reaction. hollywood.com/movies/the-…
Queen Elizabeth and Anthony Eden told Princess Margaret she could marry Peter Townsend, a divorcee, and keep her titles, public life and privileges, on the condition that their children were removed from the succession. It was Margaret’s decision not to marry him, unlike popular belief telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne…
Anthony Bourdain's show "Parts Unknown" composed their own music to fit the mood of the scene youtube.com/watch?v=VUvM3…
In the early 1990s, DJs Opie and Anthony promoted a giveaway of "100 Grand" over several weeks on their radio show in Boston. When the winner was finally chosen, they revealed that the prize was a 100 Grand candy bar and not $100,000. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/100…
During the shooting of Westworld, actors knew only their parts of the script, and only on a "need-to-know" basis. Anthony Hopkins had to fight to get access to full scripts. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wes…
Before being offered the role of Hannibal Lecter, Anthony Hopkins had quit Hollywood to go back to England, feeling that the rest of his mediocre career would be spent on stage and "doing respectable BBC work." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Today I Learned Anthony Hopkins will read a script up to 250 times. wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthon…
Actor Sir Anthony Hopkins wrote a letter of praise to Bryan Cranston, telling him that his "performance as Walter White was the best acting I have seen – ever." en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/B…
, Gianni Russo, who played Anthony Scapelli in the Super Mario Bros. movie also had a role in The Godfather as Carlo Rizzi before the Mario movie was made, and was also involved in organized crime IRL, and even shot a man who was harassing somebody in a casino. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia…
Anthony Perkins found out he had AIDS when he read about it in a tabloid. While he was in the hospital for a facial palsy, someone tested his blood for HIV and sold the results to the Enquirer. people.com/archive/one-fi…
Sir Anthony Hopkins has Asperger's syndrome. desertsun.com/story/life/…
Actor Anthony Michael Hall declined to reprise his role of Rusty Griswold in National Lampoons European Vacation 1985 --opting instead for a starring role in Weird Science, which was directed by 'Vacation' writer John Hughes .Because of that the producers decided to recast both children. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nat…
When Lawrence Anthony, an international conservationist famously known as the 'Elephant Whisperer', died, some of the elephants he worked to save came to his family's home in accordance with the way elephants usually mourn the death of one of their own. delightmakers.com/news/wi…
General Anthony McAuliffe, while encircled during the Battle of the Bulge, replied with just one word, β€œNuts” to the German Commander’s demand to surrender. army.mil/article-amp/9285…
Sir Anthony Hopkins is renowned for his ability to memorize lines. He did the 7 page Amistad courtroom speech in one take and usually has his co-actors practice with stand in's then comes and does it in one take when they are fully ready. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
. A company named Ray's Sausage spent over $20,000.00 in improvements to their sausage making business due to constant complaints for causing foul odors, but the odors were actually from the rotting victims of serial killer Anthony Sowell. cleveland.com/morris/inde…
Anthony Daniels (the actor who plays C3PO) is the 11th highest grossing actor of all time-- because he's been in every Star Wars movie boxofficemojo.com/people/…
There is a heart-shaped red tomato named after Anthony Bourdain. ocregister.com/2018/12/26…
St. Anthony’s chapel in Pittsburgh, PA houses the second-largest collection of Christian relics in existence after the Vatican atlasobscura.com/articles…
Feb 14th (Valentine's day) Is Also The Birthday Of Famed Suffragette Anna Howard Shaw. Who Helped Get Women The Right To Vote Along With Susan B. Anthony en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann…
Martha Stewart ended her relationship with Sir Anthony Hopkins after watching The Silence of the Lambs because she was unable to avoid associating Hopkins with the character of Hannibal Lecter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Martha Stewart once dated Anthony Hopkins, but broke up with him after she saw Silence of the Lambs. She stated she was unable to avoid associating Hopkins with the character of Hannibal Lecter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
, Anthony Kiedis had Mr. Bungle removed from a series of summer festivals in Europe after accusing Mike Patton of stealing his style. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr.…
Actor Anthony Hopkins before becoming an actor, he was a musician. He wrote a waltz called β€œAnd the waltz goes on” . This piece was brought to life by violinist Andre Rieu and his orchestra almost fifty years later youtube.com/watch?v=1LGVG…
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis lost his virginity at the age of 12, to his father's 18-year old girlfriend, with his father's blessing contactmusic.com/red-hot-…
Darko Milicic, who was drafted 2nd overall in the 2003 NBA draft (before Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh) is currently an apple farmer in Serbia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dar…
During the making of "The Silence of the Lambs", Jodie Foster was so terrified of Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter that she avoided him and never actually spoke to him until the last day of filming. youtu.be/fXUsRIcwtSo
Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for voting. She responded, "I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty", and never did. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Today I learned of John Casor, who became the first man in colonial America to be declared slave for life in 1654-55. Till then, even captured Africans were indentured workers in law. Ironically,a former black indentured servant, Anthony Johnson, brought the case against Casor, who had worked on his plantation. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
A father and son tandem from New Zealand has introduced the first ever colored x-ray scanner adapted from technology used in finding the Higgs boson. Phil (father) and Anthony (son) Butler from Canterbury and Otago Universities, dedicated full 10 years to build their 3D x-ray scanner. techtimes.com/articles/23…
Berry Berenson (Wife of Anthony Perkins the original Norman Bates) died as a passenger on one of the 9/11 flights en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ber…
Anthony Kiedis, of Red Hot Chili Pepper fame, literally saved the life of a baby while filming his Carpool Karaoke appearance en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
In 1936, Congress considered adding Susan B. Anthony to Mount Rushmore. Even Eleanor Roosevelt wrote a letter to the sculptor requesting it. npca.org/articles/1755-a-…
Anthony Hopkins won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Hannibal Lecter. His Screen time was little over 16 minutes, less than 14% of the film's running time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
Susan B. Anthony once said that the invention of the modern bicycle "has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world" and called it the "freedom machine" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Michelangelo's First painting, "The Torment of Saint Anthony" is believed to be done when he was just 12 or 13 years old kimbellart.org/exhibition…
In 1984 Anthony Tiffith robbed the chicken joint where Kenny Duckworth worked, but spared his life after taking a liking to him. Years later, Anthony would go on to found Top Dawg Ent. and unknowingly sign Duckworth's son, Kendrick Lamar, to his first record deal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duc…
Erik Estrada is a reserve police officer for St. Anthony Idaho today.com/popculture/back…
Anthony Kiedis once missed a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert because he was off scoring drugs, so Keith Morris filled in on vocals and just yelled and made up lyrics because he didn't know any of the songs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kei…
In 1981, Star Wars: A New Hope was dramatized and turned into a 5-hour-long radio broadcast, with Mark Hamill and Anthony Daniels reprising their roles as Luke Skywalker and C3PO, essentially creating an extended version of the film. youtu.be/7zR7Ye7KnDY
Chef Anthony Bourdain had a kitchen knife custom-forged from a Meteorite nerdist.com/anthony-bourd…
A real Gambino family associate played one of the Sopranos mob captains in the show. Tony Darrow, AKA Anthony Borgese, portrayed Larry Barese for the entire series. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton…
Anthony Field from The Wiggles (the blue one) doesn't wear shoes when he performs because it has helped him battle issues with his health and depression foxnews.com/health/2012/0…
When British Prime Minister Anthony Eden resigned, he took a cruise. One of the waiters on the ship was John Prescott, who would be Deputy PM just over 40 years later. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_ne…
Martha Stewart once dated Anthony Hopkins. She ended their relationship because she couldn't separate him from Hannibal Lecter. hollywood.com/news/celebr…
Anthony Bourdain once said that the most disgusting thing he had ever eaten was a Chicken McNugget avclub.com/article/anthon…
Martha Stewart ended a relationship with Anthony Hopkins after seeing him in Silence of the Lambs, as she was unable to dissociate him from his character, Hannibal. m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mart…
Casey Anthony's computer had stored search terms for "fool-proof suffocation", and the Police missed it, but her Attorney's professionals didn't. cbsnews.com/news/casey-an…
Anthony Hopkins won the Best Actor oscar for 'Silence of the Lambs' with only 16 minutes of screentime. thefleshfarm.com/silenceo…
When the "Elephant Whisperer" Lawrence Anthony died, a whole herd of elephants arrived at his house to mourn him psychologytoday.com/blog/…

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