Donna Summer decided to cease any future performances of her 1975 hit "Love To Love You Baby" after some 5000 Italian men charged the stage as she performed the song, and then started rocking the trailer where she sought refuge. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lov…
The Little Red-Haired Girl, the object of Charlie Brown's affection, was based on a woman named Donna who Charles Schultz loved in his youth. Schultz proposed to her but she chose another man. Many Peanuts strips where characters discuss love are based on dates Schultz and Donna went on. vanityfair.com/hollywood/…
Hurricane Donna, in 1960, is the only hurricane on record to travel up the whole East Coast of the US, hitting every state along the way from Florida north to Maine. sun-sentinel.com/news/sfl…
Song It's Raining Men was rejected by Donna Summer, Barbara Streisand, Cher and Diana Ross. Backing singers Martha Wash and Izora Armstead then recorded it, with the duo now named The Weather Girls en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pau…
The dancers in Fame (1980) didn't dance to the title track 'Fame' in the street scene, they danced to a different song, Donna Summers 'Hot Stuff' as at the time of the three-day shoot, the song hadn't been written. bbc.co.uk/news/entertainm…
Retta, the actress who played Donna Meagle on Parks and Recreation, graduated from Duke University, worked as a chemist before doing stand-up and moving to LA, and is also the niece of former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
'Could It Be Magic' by Barry Manilow, and also recorded by Donna Summer and Take That, is based on a piece by Chopin. youtu.be/_TuFXeZGxmQ
Retta, Parks and Rec's Donna Meagle, is the niece of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia's first female President and a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. hollywoodreporter.com/new…
"La donna Γ¨ mobile" - the ubiquitous opera staple that's been featured in everything from Dorito's Superbowl commercials to GTA3 - is about how women are fickle, untrustworthy, and liars. operawire.com/how-rigolet…
Retta, the actress who plays Donna in Parks and Recreation is the niece of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
While recording Love to Love You Baby, Donna Summer was laying on the floor in a near-dark studio and imagining herself as Marilyn Monroe playing the part of a woman in sexual ecstasy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lov…
A British woman holds the world record for longest sneezing fit ever recorded. Donna Griffiths started sneezing on January 13th,1981 and didn't stop until September 16th, 1983(997th day). It's estimated she sneezed 1 million times in the first 365 days. guinnessworldrecords.com/…
The actress Retta, best kown for her Role as Donna Meagle in Parks and Recreation, is the niece of the current president of liberia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Donna Summer's 1977 disco hit "I feel love" was influential in the development of new wave, synth-pop and later techno. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_F…
Singer Donna Summer (born LaDonna Gaines) was fluent in German, sang various songs in that language and acted in German versions of musicals such as Godspell. She married Austrian actor Helmuth Sommer in 1973 leading to her stage name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
The drug that is used to dilate eyes (Atropine) is made from the "Belladonna plant" the name "bella donna" is derived from Italian and means "beautiful woman" because the herb was used hundreds of years ago in eye-drops by women to dilate the pupils of the eyes to make them appear seductive. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bel…
Facebook often locks out users with Native American names like Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney, Bobby Kat LittleCub, Little White Wolf, Summer Lightfeather and Donna GhostBear because their names appear to be "fake" katu.com/news/problemsolv…
Donald Duck has an ex-girlfriend named Donna Duck. She moves from Mexico to become Donald's neighbor and to make Daisy jealous. disney.wikia.com/wiki/Don…
The disco hit & gay anthem 'It's Raining Men' was co-written by Paul Schaffer and was originally offered to Diana Ross, Donna Summer, Cher, and Barbra Streisand before being accepted by The Weather Girls. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%…
The "Little Red-Haired Girl" in Peanuts was based off Donna Mae Johnson.After dating for three years Schulz proposed to her but she turned him down. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lit…
In 1999, a United Kingdom TV Network created a show called "Days Like These" which uses almost verbatim scripts from "That 70s Show" with minor changes to cultural references and some changes in character's names (i.e. Donna Palmer instead of Donna Pinciotti) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day…
Retta (Donna from Parks & Rec)'s aunt is the president of Liberia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
How the Gary Hart-Donna Rice scandal forever changed political reporting in America. It marked the first time - on May 1, 1987 - a candidate was aggressively staked out and exposed for an extramarital affair. Before then, the private lives of politicians were not openly reported in the press. nyti.ms/1mhjU7Y
Marietta Sirleaf (Retta), who plays Donna Meagle on "Parks and Recreation", is the niece of the President of Liberia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Dan Aykroyd has been married to Spies Like Us costar Donna Dixon for 33 years, and they have 3 daughters. biography.com/people/dan-…
After enjoying Breaking Bad, a professor of organic chemistry at the University of Oklahoma, Donna Nelson, offered her expertise in order to make the show more authentic. She checked scripts, wrote dialogue, provided props, and drew chemical structures. "She's been a wonderful advisor." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bre…
Marietta Sirleaf (Retta), who plays Donna Meagle in Parks and Recreation, is the niece of the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Torry Castellano, drummer for all-girl rock band The Donnas, retired in 2010 due to chronic drumming injury, attends Stanford, then goes on to Harvard Law School (class of 2016). hls.harvard.edu/dept/ils/…
Donna Summers was awarded $500,000 in damages after strip searching a McDonald's employee she was supervising on the instructions of a prank caller. jonathanturley.org/2009/1…
Joss Whedon comes from a long line of great writers. His father, Tom Whedon wrote for Captain Kangaroo and The Golden Girls, among others. His grandfather, John Whedon, wrote for such shows as the Donna Reed Show and The Andy Griffith Show. imdb.com/name/nm0923736/b…
On January 9th, 1945 Donna Reed the actress from "Its a Wonderful Life" was bumped off of a flight from El Paso, TX to Los Angeles, CA to make room for a military officer. The same airline on approach to the airport in Los Angeles crashed killing everyone on board. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don…
Laura Prepon (Donna Pinciotti From That '70s Show) voiced Foehammer on Halo: Combat Evolved and a Marine on Halo 2. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lau…
Donna Borup allegedly tossed a caustic substance into the eyes of a Port Authority Police Officer, leaving him partially blind during a violent anti-apartheid demonstration at JFK International Airport in Queens, New York, on September 26, 1981. fbi.gov/wanted/dt/donna-j…
Donna Griffiths sneezed repeatedly for 978 consecutive days en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
Because of Mozart's dislike of a prima donna in his opera Cosi fan tutte, he filled her showpiece aria with frequent leaps to make her head "bob like a chicken" onstage. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cos…
Donna from Parks and Recreations is related to the 1st female president of Liberia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ret…
Retta (Donna from Parks and Recreation) is related to the first female president of Liberia. washingtonpost.com/blogs/…
Retta's (Donna in Parks and Rec) Aunt in law is the President of Liberia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
Janis Ian, Cher, Donna Summer, Helen Reddy, and Katey Segal all sang on Gene Simmons's Solo Album en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gen…
Verdi's "La donna Γ¨ mobile" was so catchy that it had to be rehearsed in secrecy before it was officially performed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_…

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