Larry Hillblom, the H of DHL, regularly took "sex safari" trips to Asia to prey on underage girls. When he died in a plane crash, 4 of the illegitimate children he fathered were able to claim $50 million each from his estate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lar…
In 1933, Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt were at a White House event when they whimsically abandoned their guests for a joyride. Both took turns flying and Roosevelt later stated, "It does mark an epoch, doesn't it, when a girl in an evening dress and slippers can pilot a plane at night." baltimoresun.com/news/bs-…
An 11 year old girl could not afford running shoes, so she wrapped her feet in tape and drew a Nike logo on it. She won several gold medals in local competitions. straitstimes.com/sport/ru…
The West Indie's top cricketer Kraigg Brathwaite was scrawny as a kid, and got bullied by his Combermere School (Barbados) bus mates. A girl, 4 years his senior, protected him. She beat up the bullies & took Kraigg on her lap. Her name: Robyn Fenty, a.k.a. Rihanna. cricketcountry.com/news/w…
Ariel Castro, the kidnapper who locked up and abused 3 missing girls including Amanda Berry for 10 years, committed suicide one month into his 1,000 year prison sentence. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ari…
During the French Revolution, Catholicism was briefly replaced by the Cult of Reason. Notre Dame’s altar was dismantled and replaced by an altar to Liberty and β€œTo Philosophy” inscribed above it’s doors. The Festival of Reason had girls in Roman costumes, impersonating the Goddess of Reason encyclopedia.com/religion…
Empress Catherine I of Russia was a peasant girl captured as a war prize then transferred around until becoming a concubine to Peter the Great. She quickly knew how to best please him, so he married her, and later Romanovs are her descendants. After Peter's death she reigned in her own name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat…
Ryan Reynolds paid $10,000 of his own money for the right to wear a shirt with The Golden Girl’s Bea Arthur on it in Deadpool. The estate agreed for a donation in that amount to a charity of their choosing. Ryan paid it himself because he felt you couldn’t have Deadpool without Bea Arthur. vulture.com/2016/06/ryan-…
Eddie Murphy has a daughter with former Spice Girl Melanie Brown. Murphy had initially denied it was his child until a DNA test proved he was the father. people.com/celebrity/mel-…
The actress who played the girl in the red jacket in Schindler's List was 3 at the time of filming. Spielberg asked her not to watch the film until she was 18, but she watched it when she was 11 and said she was "horrified" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sch…
Jahna Steele was voted Las Vegas' "Sexiest Showgirl on The Strip" in 1991, "Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year" in 1992, and "Most Beautiful Showgirl" in 1993. She was later fired from the "Crazy Girls Revue" show when people found out she was transgendered. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jah…
Three 13 year old girls submitted a script for "Tiny Toon Adventures". Producer Steven Spielberg was so impressed that he invited the girls to Hollywood to work on the episode and paid them $3,000. This later inspired a Simpsons episode where Bart and Lisa write an Itchy & Scratchy cartoon. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
When "The Flintstones" added the baby Pebbles in 1963, it was originally going to be a boy, until Ideal Toys pointed out that they would sell a lot more merchandise if they made the baby a girl, as baby boy dolls didn't sell well in that era metv.com/stories/the-flin…
Most social media negatively impact the mental health of teenagers, particular girls. This has led to increasing suicide rates and depression. The worst offender found is Instagram in 2017 and institutions have tried have a warning label on images that have been Photoshopped or edited. cnn.com/2017/05/19/health…
The world's most well-preserved mummy was found at the altitude of 6,600 in Argentina. She was a 15-year-old Incan girl who had been sacrificed to gods around 500 years ago. fellowprimo.com/la-doncel…
In the UK, where life expectancy records have been kept the longest, a baby girl was expected to live until 42 years of age in 1841. In 2016, a baby girl could expect to reach 83 years of age, and a boy, 79. bbc.com/future/article/20…
The 1987 movie β€œThe Lost Boys” had a planned sequel named β€œThe Lost Girls” starring Drew Barrymore and Rosanna Arquette. Joel Schumacher, the director of the original movie, said of the sequel, "I thought girl vampires on motorcycles would be sexy and funny and something that I’d like to see." bloody-disgusting.com/mov…
Burger King recalled Pokeball containers after an 18 month old girl suffocated on the promotional item for Pokemon: The First Movie leading to one of the most expensive recalls in history in which the container can be returned to a local Burger King for a small fries en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bur…
A four-year-old girl discovered an extremely well preserved 220 million-year-old dinosaur footprint at a beach in Wales. According to a local paleontologist, the creature probably stood about 29.5 inches tall, was about 8 feet long and walked on its two hind feet. nbcnews.com/news/weird-ne…
The villagers of Piplantri plants 111 trees every time a girl is born. To ensure the girls financial security, the villagers contribute Rs 21,000 and set a fixed deposit bank account, which can be used only, once she turns 18 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pip…
Much of Vivaldi’s music was originally performed by an all-female orchestra at the Ospedale della PietΓ , an orphanage and music school for girls in Venice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osp…
The song β€œRich Girl” by Hall & Oates was originally written about Victor Walker, a spoilt heir to a fast food chain who was an ex-boyfriend of Hall’s girlfriend. They changed the lyric to rich girl as it sounded better en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
Trey Parker admitted to his own prejudice of Gingers. He said on the DVD Commentary to the South Park episode "Ginger Kids" he once ended a relationship with a girl whose mother had red hair. This was to avoid having any red-headed children of his own. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gin…
Buzz's "girlfriend," (woof!) in Home Alone was actually the art director's son dressed as a girl. The movie bosses thought that it would be too mean to use a real girl only to be mocked movieweb.com/home-alone-m…
Today I learned of Whitney Kropp, a bullied girl who was nominated for homecoming queen by her bullies as a prank. It backfired when the whole town rallied around her and supported her nomination. She ended up winning. edition.cnn.com/2012/09/2…
Van Morrison's 'Brown Eyed Girl.' Was originally Entitled 'Brown Skinned Girl' belfasttelegraph.co.uk/en…
Barbara Bach who was Russian agent XXX the main Bond girl in The Spy Who Loved Me, auditioned for Charlie's Angels prompting them to ask her manager if she could play an American. Bach was born in Queens, New York en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
In 4th-5th century BCE Athens, there was an epidΠ΅mic of suicide among young girls. It was brought to an end by the decision of the Areopagus that the next girl who did away with herself would be exhibited nude upon the streets of Athens, after which there were no more suicides carljungdepthpsychologysi…
From 1984-89, Madonna had a record-breaking 15 "Top 5" US hits in a row: Like a Virgin, Material Girl, Crazy for You, Angel, Dress You Up, Live to Tell, Papa Don’t Preach, True Blue, Open Your Heart, La Isla Bonita, Who’s That Girl, Causing a Commotion, Like a Prayer, Express Yourself & Cherish en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad…
Tunak Tunak Tun is a love song. The lyrics talk about the world not being bad or good, and a guy asking a girl to be with him. youtu.be/t5FUNC2Ih2w
In Kyrgyzstan, the man can kidnap the girl he likes and force her to marry him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ala…
Today I learned about Cynthia, a "Gaba Girl" who gained fame nationwide for being a revolutionary... mannequin. She was created in 1932 by Lester Gaba, a sculptor and retail display designer who would eventually call Cynthia his girlfriend. In 1938, at her peak, she was featured in a Hollywood film. 99percentinvisible.org/ep…
The most-well preserved child mummy in history was found at an altitude of 6600 meters in Argentina. It belonged to a 15-year-old Incan girl named La Doncella, who had been offered to gods as a sacrifice. fellowprimo.com/la-doncel…
The Scooby-Doo's The Hex Girls are treated as a legitimate band by Warner Brothers. They are credited on two studio albums and have released thirteen singles since 1999. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In Wales, musical chairs is played with the boys sitting while the girls skip around, always outnumbering the boys. If a girl doesn't sit fast enough on the boy's lap, she would have to forfeit. This continues until the end, when the winning girl would kiss the last boy on the cheek. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus…
Even after Oprah took a crack at finding her, we still don't know who the girl from "Jessie's Girl" actually is. loudersound.com/features/…
The vulture and the little girl picture won the Kevin Carter's Pulitzer Prize showing a starving Sudanese child with a hooded vulture eyeing her from nearby, waiting for her to die. The photographer, Kevin Carter was told not to touch the child in fear of getting a fatal disease en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
John Grigg, AKA Lord Altrincham, was a British writer who in 1957 publicly arraigned the Queen by likening her to "a priggish school girl." He later became known as the inspiration for her first televised Christmas address that same year. townandcountrymag.com/soc…
The mother of a 15 year old girl from Florida who had been missing for 8 months was informed that her daughter was seen in videos on a popular adult site. She tipped off police and a month later the girl was found during a traffic stop in a car driven by one of the men seen in those videos. nbcnews.com/news/crime-co…
A doctor in China used CRISPR to edit the genes of twin girls to be more resistant to HIV, creating the first genetically engineered "designer babies." The Chinese government sentenced him to to 3 years in prison for illegal medical practice. nature.com/articles/d4158…
Michael Jackson dedicated the Smooth Criminal music video to his idol Fred Astaire. This was inspired by the 'Girl Hunt' Scene from Astaire's film "The Band Wagon" (1953). pophistorydig.com/topics/…
One of the most popular girl’s names in the US (Madison) only exists because of the 1984 movie β€œSplash.” nameberry.com/babyname/Ma…
In 2001 Stan Lee was given the opportunity to re-imagine DC's Justice League and he made Batman black, Wonder Woman Hispanic and The Flash a teenage girl. indianexpress.com/article…
Today I learned of the 'Glacier Girl', a P-38 Lightning fighter that was recovered from underneath an ice sheet after 50 years and restored to flight en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gla…
, in 1978, Richard Branson was trying to impress his girlfriend by pretending to buy a private island in the BVI. It was listed for $6M, he offered $100k as a joke. The owner settled for $180k, and Branson bought Necker Island. He would marry the same girl there 11 years later. virgin.com/richard-branso…
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/…
In addition to Captain Lou Albano as Cindy Lauper's father, the original plan for the "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" video was to dress George "The Animal" Steele up in drag and cast him as Lauper's mother, a role that ended up going to Lauper's actual mother. networkworld.com/article/…
Today I learned of the Sloth bear of Mysore, an unusually aggressive Indian sloth bear which killed 12 people and mauled two dozen others in 1957. Locals thought it was a male which had previously abducted a young girl as its mate, only to have her rescued by villagers, thus inciting the bear's anger. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slo…
Today I learned of the β€œBuckskin Girl” murdered 40 years ago, and unable to be identified but named after her coat. In 2017 an unrefrigerated lab vial of her blood was successfully DNA analysed. Her mother was located still living in the same house, refusing to move or change phone numbers hoping for her return en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DNA…
Today I learned about Sarah Rector, an impoverished black girl who became a millionaire oil baron when oil was discovered on the land allotted to her by the government. She was so wealthy the Oklahoma legislature declared her to be a white person. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…

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