The grandmother of Drew Barrymore, Dolores Costello, spoke with a lisp which affected her transition from silent to talking movies. Her granddaughter, Drew Barrymore, also has a lisp. monovisions.com/vintage-p…
The light atop a Hollywood record company building has been quietly blinking-out messages in Morse code since first being turned-on in 1956 --by Morse's own granddaughter. (The default message is one word, but it once revealed an album release date: β€œKaty Perry. Prism. October 22, 2013.") atlasobscura.com/places/c…
Stalin’s granddaughter is a punk hippie Buddhist who runs an antique shop in Portland news.amomama.com/137730-j…
The actress who played Tasha Yar on Star Trek TNG, Denise Crosby, is the granddaughter of singer and movie star, Bing Crosby. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
The person credited with coming up with the Trolley Problem was the granddaughter of former President Grover Cleveland. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
King Henry I of England (1068-1135) consented to the blinding and mutilation of his own granddaughters in order to punish his rebellious daughter. wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian…
The old lady watching Mary Tyler Moore throw her hat into the air during the intro of The Mary Tyler Moore Show was named Hazel Frederick. Mary and Hazel finally met in 1996 after Hazel’s granddaughter heard a radio interview where Mary Tyler Moore inquired about the old lady’s identity. startribune.com/20-years-…
Mao Zedong's granddaughter Kong Dongmei earned a master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999 and is on the list of China's wealthiest. As president of a cultural company, with a bookshop aimed at protecting Communist culture, Kong has capitalised on her grandfather's name scmp.com/news/china/artic…
Stalin's Granddaughter is a Buddhist that runs an antique shop in Portland, Oregon nypost.com/2016/03/17/sta…
Madalyn Murray O'Hair, and ardent atheist, who got prayer kicked out of American schools, was kidnapped along with her son and granddaughter and dismembered, not by religious fanatic, but by a fellow atheist, he also robbed $600,000 from the victims. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad…
Oscar winning actress Anne Baxter was the granddaughter of famed American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright. He even designed a dollhouse for her. studsterkel.wfmt.com/prog…
The actress that played Talisa Maegyr in Game of Thrones is the granddaughter of famous English actor Charlie Chaplin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oon…
Tippi Hedren, the star in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963) is now 90 years old and still lives with lions and tigers after she began rescuing them in the early 1970s, according to her granddaughter, actress Dakota Johnson today.com/popculture/dako…
Elvis Presley's granddaughter is married to the Door Warrior from Mad Max: Fury Road youtu.be/1TslFj-vxgY
Actress Kate Mara is the great-granddaughter of both Tim Mara (founder of the NY Giants) and Art Rooney (founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers). Her acting contracts have a clause stating that if any of these teams make it to the Super Bowl, she will attend the game before work. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
Arthur Boycott, NOT the same namesake as the term "boycott", borrowed a library book that was not returned for 120 years when his granddaughter returned it npr.org/sections/thetwo-w…
Alessandra Mussolini, the granddaughter of Benito Mussolini and niece of Sofia Loren, released and album of J-Pop love songs in Japan in 1982 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
Riley Keough is Elvis Presley’s granddaughter and was Michael Jackson’s stepdaughter. She admitted that she doesn’t "think about it, ever" and she sold a Disney watch Michael Jackson gave her us.hola.com/celebrities/2…
Denise Crosby, who played Tasha Yar in Star Trek, is Bing Crosby’s granddaughter wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise…
Brigham Young, governor of the Utah Territory from 1851 to 1858, had a granddaughter who lived until 2004. thechurchnews.com/archive…
Sitting Bull's remains were stolen from the Standing Rock Reservation, by his granddaughters, and buried in Mobridge SD. There a monument of Nancy Kicking Bear, a granddaughter of Sitting Bull, was erected. midwesternscout.com/death…
3 men forced their way into a 67-year-old man's home with the intention of raping his granddaughter and stealing the money in his safe. He agreed to open the safe and take out the cash, but instead of taking out the money, he took out a gun and shot all of them. opposingviews.com/i/socie…
Lizzie Post, the Great-great-granddaughter of etiquette authority Emily Post (and current co-president of the Emily Post Institute) has released a book called "Higher Etiquette." This book covers the social etiquette of all things cannabis. penguinrandomhouse.com/bo…
The original actor for Dumbledore, Richard Harris, intended to turn down the role due to his declining health, but later agreed to play the character after his 11-year-old granddaughter threatened to never speak to him if he refused the role. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alb…
Short Grandfather Clocks are called Grandmother Clocks, and even shorter still are Granddaughter Clocks antiquegrandfatherclocks.…
Madylyn Murray O'Hair, the Athiest activist who was responsible for prayer being removed from American public schools was, along with a son and granddaughter, murdered, dismembered, and buried on a Texas ranch in the 1990's after a kidnapping gone wrong. wikipedia.org/wiki/Madaly…
There is a traditional Christmas character in Russia called the snow maiden, the granddaughter of Father Christmas en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sne…
Stalin's Granddaughter works as an antique dealer in Portland, has tried her hand at stand-up comedy, and is involved in the local EDM scene. everipedia.org/wiki/chres…
Barron Hilton announced that he is leaving 97% of his $2.3bn fortune to charity, slashing his granddaughter Paris Hilton's inheritence, as well as her potential eligibility. theguardian.com/world/200…
Grover Cleveland's Granddaughter was a renowned philosopher and invented the trolley problem en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phi…
Ellie Kemper (The Office, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Crazy Blow Job Girl) is from one of the wealthiest families in the State of Missouri and the granddaughter of Mildred Lane Kemper, the namesake of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ell…
George Washington's great-granddaughter, Mary Curtis, married Robert E. Lee en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
The Queen is the 43rd Great-Granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad observer.news/world/study…
Mama June (Honey Boo Boo's Mom) rather than spending the money made from "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" has placed it in a trust fund for the education of her daughters and granddaughter. thestir.cafemom.com/enter…
The actress who played Tasha Yar on Star Trek: The Next Generation (Denise Crosby) is the granddaughter of legendary singer and actor Bing Crosby. people.com/archive/denise…
The woman who had prayer abolished in school, Madalyn O'Hair, was murdered along with her son and granddaughter. crimemagazine.com/murder-…
Olivia Newton-John is the granddaughter of famous physicist Max Born en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oli…
The granddaughter of Woody Guthrie (singer-songwriter of β€œDustbowl Blues”) married the grand-nephew of John Steinbeck (acclaimed writer of many dustbowl-era and themed novels), and they perform music together. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
Mick Jagger has 8 children aged 3-46, 5 grandchildren, and a 5yo great-granddaughter consequenceofsound.net/20…
The NYC mayors have a contentious relationship with the official NYC groundhog, Staten Island Chuck. Chuck bit Mayor Bloomberg in 2009. In subsequent years, Chuck was replaced with his granddaughter Charlotte. Mayor DiBlasio dropped Charlotte, who died a week later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…
In 1982 the granddaughter of Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, Alessandra Mussolini, released an album in Japan. discogs.com/Alessandra-Mu…
Englishman Frank Bickerton fought in both world wars, was drafted into 2 Antarctic expeditions, developed a golf course, was the hero of a novel, killed bears, wrote major motion pictures, treasure hunted in Costa Rica & married an earl's granddaughter en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fra…
A signer of the Constitution has a Bacon number of 2; William Ellery, whose signature is the second-largest, had a granddaughter whose first cousin was actress Kyra Sedgwick, who married Kevin Bacon. redwoodlibrary.org/blog/m…
Ernest Hemingway was not the only one in his family to commit suicide. His father, sister, brother, son, and granddaughter also committed suicide. This is the origin of the term "Hemingway curse”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ern…
The actress who plays Talisa from "Game of Thrones" is Charlie Chaplin's granddaughter. gameofthrones.wikia.com/w…
In 2003 the Bolton Museum in England purchased a statue of the granddaughter of King Tutankhamun for Β£440,000. In 2006 they discovered it was a forgery bbc.com/news/uk-england-m…
Olivia Newton-John is the granddaughter of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Max Born en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oli…
In 1994, the election for Governor of Massachusetts pitted Mark Roosevelt, a great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, against William Weld, husband of a great-granddaughter of Theodore Roosevelt en.wikipedia.org/wiki/199…
Today I learned of Princess Victoria of Hesse by Rhine who saw her brother fall to his death as a child, her sister and mother die of diphtheria, her two sisters, nieces, and nephew murdered by the Bolsheviks, her granddaughter and her family killed in a plane crash, and her son die of bone cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pri…

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