There have been documented cases of people committing murders while sleepwalking. In one case a man named Kenneth Parker managed to drive 20 kilometers to his in-laws house and murdered his mother-in-law all while sleepwalking. He immediately turned himself in and was later acquitted. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hom…
The now infamous televangelist Kenneth Copeland had a career as a recording artist when young under the name Ken Copeland, getting one of his songs "Pledge of Love" on the Billboard Top 40 which charted in the Top 40 on April 20, 1957 and stayed on the charts for 15 weeks, and peaked at #17 youtube.com/watch?v=q2Ozd…
The founder of Barbie named the dolls after her kids, Barbara and Kenneth. Therefore, the real Barbie and Ken are actually brother and sister. barbie.mattel.com/en-us/a…
Today I learned of Kenneth Parks. In 1987 he drove 20 kms from his house to his In Laws' in Scarborough Toronto. He stabbed both of them killing his mother & badly injuring his father in law. He was acquitted of the murder charges because he was a Sleepwalker. toronto.citynews.ca/2006/…
Taylor Wilson built a nuclear reactor at the age of 14. He gets obsessed, his father Kenneth says. Whatever he is involved in, he goes at it non-stop. api.nationalgeographic.co…
The phrase 'flying saucer' used as a substitute for an UFO is the result of a mistaken newspaper report in 1947 of the first well-known UFO sighting by the business mogul Kenneth Arnold who said the speeding aerial was crescent-shaped but moved "like saucers skipping on water". britannica.com/topic/unid…
Today I learned about Kenneth Taylor and George Welch, the first two American pilots to get airborne during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Both were recommended for the Medal of Honor, but this was denied on the basis that they had β€œtaken off without orders.” Together they shot down six Japanese planes. history.com/news/heroes-o…
Today I learned about Sister Mary Kenneth Keller, a nun who is one of the two people to first receive a doctorate in computer science and helped invent BASIC en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
R2D2 was controlled by a man inside its body; Kenneth George Baker was an English actor and musician. He portrayed the character R2-D2 in the Star Wars franchise and also appeared in The Elephant Man, Time Bandits, Willow, Flash Gordon, Amadeus and Labyrinth. syfy.com/syfywire/star-wa…
Today I learned of Kenneth E. Stager, an ornithologist who personally shot and killed all 58 feral pigs on Clipperton Island to save the booby population latimes.com/nation/la-me-…
In 2003, after Kenneth Maxwell called 911 to report a fire he saw while driving home, his voice cut off, and when emergency personnel arrived on the scene he was found shot to death in his car. The fire was set to disguise a double homicide, and the killer saw Kenneth make the call. tulsaworld.com/archives/m…
In 2017, the 93 year old former President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, was sent to Zimbabwe to try to convince President Robert Mugabe to step down in a β€œdignified exit” after the military seized power web.sabc.co.za/sabc/home/…
The song "What's the Frequency Kenneth?" was named after an incident involving Dan Rather being assaulted. The assailant believed NBC was beaming signals into his brain and, attempting to find and block the frequency of the signals, yelled "Kenneth, what is the frequency?!" as he beat Rather. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Ruth Handler, the creator of fashion dolls Barbie and her boyfriend Ken, named them after her children Barbara and Kenneth. wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbie
What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" is a song by R.E.M. The song's title refers to an incident in New York City in 1986, when two then-unknown assailants attacked journalist Dan Rather, while repeating "Kenneth, what is the frequency?" wikipedia.org/wiki/What%2…
NYU Langone is named after Kenneth Langone who is the cofounder of Home Depot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New…
In 1966, Kenneth McDuff murdered three people and was sentenced to death. His sentence was later commuted to life, and he was paroled in 1989. He went on to murder at least four more people, was caught in 1992, once again sentenced to death, and executed in 1998. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
Two people attacked journalist Dan Rather in 1986 New York while repeating "Kenneth, what is the frequency?” R.E.M turned the phrase into the song β€œWhat's the Frequency, Kenneth?" It was the first song to debut at number one on Billboard Modern Rock. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wha…
The song "What's the frequency, Kenneth?" by R.E.M. is a reference to an incident in which Dan Rather was assaulted by a man who repeatedly shouted "Kenneth, what is the frequency?" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Today I learned of Kenneth Robinson who found a loophole that allowed him to buy an abandoned $330k house for $16. His story enraged neighbors for the 7 months he lived there until BoA claimed ownership. gizmodo.com/5883482/the-m…
For the role of Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express, Kenneth Branagh tried to grow the Moustache himself, before Hair and makeup designer created a hair opus with Branagh's own hair combined with heavy cashmere for the cold, wet English shoot. eu.usatoday.com/story/lif…
Dominoes discontinued use of their mascot "The Noid" after a mentally ill Kenneth Lamar Noid, thinking the character was based on him, held a Dominoes hostage and later killed himself. fastcodesign.com/3032911/…
The very first use of the word fuck on television was on November 13, 1965 by literary agent Kenneth Tynan during a satirical discussion show entitled BBC3. wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennet…
Today I learned about Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore. Two combat medics who parachuted behind enemy lines on D-Day without weapons. For 3 days without sleep, they treated wounded soldiers from both sides and civilians. youtu.be/UL5O2fPHUVc
Kenneth Mcduff was the first person to be sentenced to death then get released only to get arrested, sentenced to death again, and get executed crimemuseum.org/crime-lib…
Today I learned of the Leopard of Gummalapur, a man-eater that killed 42 people. Villagers began to barricade themselves indoors after sundown, and the leopard β€œin its frustration” would tear through the thatched walls and roofs of the huts to get inside. It was killed by famous hunter Kenneth Anderson. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo…
Sister Mary Kenneth Keller was the first woman to get a Ph.D in computer science historyhole.com/sister-ma…
REM's 1994 song What's the Frequency, Kenneth? slows down towards the end because bassist Mike Mills had an appendicitis attack and had to be rushed to hospital and the band couldn't re-do it en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wha…
In the 1980s, Dominos Pizza had a campaign centered around "The Noid". It was discontinued in 1989 after a mentally ill man named Kenneth Noid took Dominos Pizza workers hostage after he thought the ads were a personal attack on him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noi…
In 1980, daredevil Kenneth Swyers attempted to jump out of a plane, land on the Gateway Arch and then jump again using a secondary chute. Tragically, his second chute never opened. Swyers slid all 630 feet down the north leg to his death. usatoday.com/story/news/2…
Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts and she has an on and off relationship with one Kenneth Carson. She is the daughter of George and Margaret, has 6 siblings, and got her love of reading from her grandmother en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Kenneth Pinyan died from injuries received during receptive anal sex with a stallion at a farm. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enu…
Kenneth Pinyan died by a perforated colon caused by receving anal sex with a horse. A friend of Pinyan filmed it and a documentary was later made of his life and death en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enu…
Professor Kenneth Bentley and his entire team, who discovered Etorphine (a drug which is 1000-3000 times more potent than morphine and 4mg will immobilize a 4000kg elephant), passed out because someone stirred their morning tea with a glass stirrer used to make the etorphine. chm.bris.ac.uk/motm/etorp…
The serial killer known as the β€œHillside Strangler”, Kenneth Bianchi, while actively murdering women was also applying to join the ranks of the LAPD and attended several ride alongs with police officers who were searching for the Hillside Strangler. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
In 1996 the infamous serial killer 'The Yorkshire Ripper' was almost strangled to death in custody, before being saved by serial killer Kenneth Erskine aka 'The Stockwell Strangler'. mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news…
The song "What's the frequency Kenneth" by R.E.M. was inspired by a bizarre attack on news anchor Dan Rather who was beaten up by a guy who kept repeating "Kenneth, what is the frequency?" because he believed news stations were beaming stuff into his head. murderpedia.org/male.T/t/…
The song β€˜what’s the frequency, Kenneth’ is about an incident in 1986 when news anchor Dan Rather was assaulted by an unknown assailant who was shouting β€œKenneth, what’s the frequency?” Bizarre story that Michael Stipe became obsessed with. songfacts.com/detail.php?…
The world record for longest name belongs to "Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus WolfeΒ­(+590 letters), Senior" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hub…
Domino's discontinued it's use of their mascot 'The Noid' after paranoid schizophrenic Kenneth Noid robbed an Atlanta location, convinced the ads were aimed at him specifically Www.mentalfloss.com/artic…
Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts, and Ken's is Kenneth Carson en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
George Welch and Kenneth Taylor were recommended for the Medal of Honor for their actions at Pearl Harbor. These were denied because they acted without orders. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
After an attempted remake of "It Can't Happen Here" was jettisoned by tv execs as "too cerebral," director–producer Kenneth Johnson changed the American fascists of the story to carnivorous reptilian aliens and created the miniseries "V." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It_…
The Noid, Domino's 80's Pizza mascot, was retired after a paranoid schizophrenic named Kenneth Lamar Noid entered a Domino's Pizza in Atlanta and held two employees hostage at gunpoint. He believed the commercials were making fun of him. priceonomics.com/how-domi…
Domino's Pizza abruptly ended its successful "Avoid the Noid" campaign after a man held two Domino's employees hostage in a five-hour standoff with police. The man's name was Kenneth Lamar Noid. mentalfloss.com/article/1…
Domino's Pizza discontinued use of the "Noid" character after a paranoid man named Kenneth Noid took two Domino's employees hostage after thinking the character's ads were an attack on him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noi…
Domino's wildly successful "Avoid the Noid" campaign ended after a mentally disturbed Kenneth Noid took the ads personally and held two employees hostage. news.google.com/newspaper…
The inventors of Hot Wheels and Barbie were married. Ruth and Elliot Handler co-founded Mattel and also had children named Barbara and Kenneth. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/E…
The song title What's the Frequency, Kenneth? refers to an incident where Dan Rather was attacked by an assailant who, between beatings, would ask, "Kenneth, what is the frequency?” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wha…
While working on Mariah Carey’s β€œTouch My Body” video, Jack McBrayer (Kenneth on 30 Rock) accidentally hit Mariah in the face with a Frisbee. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jac…

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