During the 1900 Olympics, the dutch coxed pair needed a smaller coxswain rower because they french team beating them had a child as their coxswain, to cut the weight, the dutch team took a local child for the task and won the gold medal. He was likely the youngest olympian ever. olympic.org/paris-1900
Charlie Cox actually received an award from the American Foundation for the Blind for his portrayal of blindness as Matt Murdock in the Daredevil series variety.com/2015/scene/vp…
James M. Cox, founder of today’s Cox Enterprises, ran for president in 1920 against Warren Harding and was the only man of the 4 on both tickets who didn’t become President (his running mate FDR later became president). He did outlive all 3 men by several years though. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam…
American long-distance open-water swimmer Lynne Cox is known for being the first person to swim the 2.5 miles between the United States and the Soviet Union, via the Bering Strait. She was jointly congratulated by Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyn…
The producers of Friends originally wanted Courtney Cox to play Rachel because of her "cheery, upbeat energy", which was not how they envisioned Monica. However, Cox insisted on auditioning for Monica because she liked the "strong" character and the producers agreed to give her the part. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…
Carlton's dance on Fresh Prince was inspired by Courtney Cox dancing on Bruce Springsteen's "Dancing in the dark" video and Eddie Murphy's Raw. awesome98.com/alfonso-rib…
Today I learned of Richard Colvin Cox, β€œthe only West Point cadet to have disappeared without a trace”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
TV sitcom stars from Friends were paid $100,000 per episode in season five, $125,000 in season six, $750,000 in seasons seven and eight, and $1 million in seasons nine and ten, making Jennifer Aniston, Courtney’s Cox, and Lisa Kudrow the highest paid TV actresses of all-time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…
Today I learned of the Disappearance of West Point Cadet Richard Calvin Cox, who signed out to have dinner with an acquaintance on January 14, 1950, and was never seen again. He remains the only West Point Cadet to have disappeared without a trace. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dis…
After Minnie Cox, the first black female postmaster was pressured out of her post, President Theodore Roosevelt continued to pay her salary and punished the town by rerouting their mail 30 miles away, in the end the atmosphere became so hostile that Mrs. Cox left for her own safety. postalmuseum.si.edu/Afric…
Hannibal Lector was first played by actor Brian Cox in the film Manhunter (1986) which was release five year before Silence of the Lambs (1991). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
A painkiller works when the active site of the enzymes COX-1 and COX-2 which convert arachidonic acid to prostaglandins (pain causing substance) is blocked by the presence of the drug, eventually killing the sensations of any pain whatsoever. youtu.be/9mcuIc5O-DE
That, in 1987, Lynne Cox swam from the USA to the USSR, across the Bering Strait. Congratulated by Reagan and Gorbatchov latimes.com/archives/la-x…
Laverne Cox has an identical twin brother who plays the pre-transition version of her character in Orange Is The New Black en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lav…
Movie director Alex Cox (best known for "Repo Man") was effectively blacklisted for working on a studio project during the 1988 Writers Guild of America strike. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
During the 1900 Olympics, the Dutch Mens Double Rowing team felt their cox was too heavy. For the finals, they decided to use a boy from the Parisian crowd. Besides a quick photo, there's no record of the boy and to this day he remains the only Anonymous Olympic Gold Medal Winner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Row…
In 2008 Jessica Cox became the world's first licensed armless airplane pilot factsprofessor.com/jessic…
On the First episode after Courtney Cox got married to David Arquette everyone was credited as their name- Arquette including the creators youtu.be/EvoZ6yTVFH4
When Matt LeBlanc auditioned for the role of Joey in "Friends" he only had $11 dollars to his name. When the cast got their paychecks, the first thing that Courteney Cox bought was a car. Matt LeBlanc bought a hot dinner. contactmusic.com/matt-le-…
Christopher Nolan turned down an offer to direct Troy, instead opting to direct The Dark Knight Trilogy deadline.com/2013/06/ben-…
DJ Carl Cox played the Millennium (1999 to 2000) on New Year's Eve twice, by performing in Sydney, Australia and again in Hawaii after flying back over the International Date Line. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
Friend stars were paid $75,000 per episode in season three, $85,000 in season four, $100,000 in season five, $125,000 in season six, $750,000 in seasons seven and eight, and $1 million in seasons nine and ten, making Aniston, Cox, and Kudrow the highest paid TV actresses of all-time. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/F…
John C Reilly personally sang all 33 songs for the movie Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story npr.org/templates/story/s…
While shooting 'Dancing in the Dark' music video, Bruce Springsteen thought Courtney Cox was just a pre-selected fan, not a professional actress. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
John C. McGinley, known for explosive rants as Dr. Cox in Scrubs, is friends with John McEnroe, known for his explosive rants as a pro tennis player en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
John C. Mcginley (the actor who played Dr. Cox in Scrubs) uses girl names to refer to all his real friends. He also uses Cox' signature whistles in regular conversation, calling it "a bad habit". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
John C. McGinley (Dr. Cox - Scrubs) was on American Gladiator en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
The pilot script for "Scrubs" called for a "John McGinley type" for the part of Dr. Cox. John C. McGinley still had to audition five times to get the role. avclub.com/article/john-c…
Today I learned that Charlie Cox received an award for his on screen role in Daredevil by the American foundation for the blind. For his acting. In a tv show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
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…
The "hamburger button" menu icon, which appears as ☰, was originally designed by Norm Cox for the 1981 Xerox "Star", one of the earliest graphical user interfaces gizmodo.com/who-designed-…
Scrubs episode where Dr. Cox lost all his transplant patients to rabies was based on a real event. [pdf] nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/…
The two mathematicians Steven Zucker and David Cox invented an algorithm for the study of elliptic surfaces called the "Cox-Zucker machine". The latter also gave the "Cox ring" its name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cox…
In the summer of 1987, Lynne Cox braved the frigid waters of the Bering Strait to swim from the United States to the Soviet Union. bbc.com/news/magazine-191…
To promote the movie Walk Hard, John C Reilly toured America as the lead singer Dewey Cox. youtu.be/ZDirIwI3HCE
After a Black female postmaster was wrongly pressured out of her post in Mississippi in 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt continued to pay her federal salary and punished the town by rerouting their mail to Greenville, 30 miles away aaregistry.org/story/minn…
David Cox, a Marine involved with the events that inspired "A Few Good Men," was found murdered a couple years after he openly criticized and sued the movie's producers. It is currently an unsolved crime. unsolved-mystery.com/1658
- After Ted Turner fired Bobby Cox as Braves manager in 1981, he was asked who was on a short list to replace him, Turner replied, "It would be Bobby Cox if I hadn't just fired him. We need someone like him around here." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
On Scrubs, Dr. Cox's trademark of calling J.D. by girl's names is what McGinley does in real life (jokingly) to his good friend and neighbor John Cusack. imdb.com/title/tt0285403/…
Nikki Cox of Unhappily Ever After fame appeared as a background dancer at 9 years old in the "Badder" Segment of Michael Jackson's Moonwalker. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moo…
Today I learned of US Marine David Cox whos story the movie "A Few Good Men" was based on. He stopped the hazing of a fellow Marine and was court-martialed. After his honorable discharge he gave interviews about his story and the U.S. activities in Cuba. He was later found murdered, the crime was never solved. unsolved.com/archives/dav…
Alfonso Ribeiro's famous dance "the Carlton" in Fresh Prince was inspired by Bruce Springsteen and Courtney Cox in the "Dancing in the Dark" music video. gq.com/story/carlton-danc…
That Officer Mike Cox believed in the system. Until he was brutally beaten by fellow cops in an arrest gone wrong, and the Boston police covered it up. boston.com/bostonglobe/ma…
The largest victory in a US Presidential Election happened in 1920 - Warren Harding defeats James Cox, 1920 (26.17% margin) worldatlas.com/articles/l…
Neil Flynn (the actor who played the Janitor on Scrubs) ad-libbed most of his lines. According to him this is more out of laziness than anything else. He has also originally tried out for the role of Dr. Cox, but didn't get it. youtube.com/watch?v=f5z1_…
Courteney Cox was the first person to ever say "period" on American TV, in a Tampax commercial. imdb.com/name/nm0001073/b…
Prof Brian Cox, the English physicist and host of BBC science shows, was the keyboard player of D:Ream and played on the #1 hit "Things Can Only Get Better" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bri…

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