Paul and Linda McCartney used to take full-page advertisements showing John Lennon and Yoko Ono wearing clown costumes and wrapped up in a bag in order to mock them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How…
Billy Joel didn't want to include Just The Way You Are on his album The Stranger, but was persuaded to by Phoebe Snow and Linda Ronstadt, who were recording in the same building at the time. The song became Joel's first Top 10 hit and won two Grammys. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jus…
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is a cover of a 1939 South African song called "Mbube," recorded in Zulu by Soloman Linda & the Evening Birds. The original is now public domain, but "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," with additional lyrics in English ("In the jungle, the mighty jungle...") is under copyright. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
, actress Linda Hamilton who had a role of Sarah Connor in Terminator movies had a brief marriage with director James Cameron in 1997, the year that Judgment Day would have taken place in the movie franchise. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
The "Medusa" guitar by Canadian luthier Linda Manzer, is a custom-made instrument with multiple necks - fretless, baritone, scalloped fingerboard and harp - and an astonishing 52-strings. The instrument was designed specifically for Danish musician Henrik Andersen. youtube.com/watch?v=KbEJj…
In their 30 years together, Paul and Linda McCartney spent only one night apart heraldscotland.com/news/1…
Lloyd Groff Copeman, grandfather of singer Linda Ronstadt, was a famous inventor with almost 700 patents in his name including rubber ice cube trays and early versions of the microwave, electric stove, fridge and toaster. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Linda Lovelace, famed star of Deep Throat, taught Sammy Davis Jr. her technique to get revenge on her husband. dangerousminds.net/commen…
Despite the widespread success of his song "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," Solomon Linda never received a cent of its royalties and died poor in 1962. He didn't even get a gravestone until 18 years after his death. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol…
Ron Leibman, who played Rachel's father on Friends, was married to Linda Lavin (Alice) from 1969 to 1981 AND Jessica Walter (Lucille Bluth) since 1983 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron…
Today I learned of "Doctor" Linda Hazzard, who in the early 20th century killed at least a dozen patients, who coincidentally had just added her to their wills, by "treating" them with 30-40 day total starvation therapy. At first she couldn't be prosecuted because her patients signed up willingly. smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Today I learned about a set of twins that reunited after 37 years in 1979. Both were named Jim by their adoptive parents, loved carpentry and math, and pursued careers in security. Even stranger, they had each married a woman named Linda and then remarried a woman named Betty. people.com/archive/two-oh…
The 1975 song "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" by Elton John is about his attempted suicide in 1968. He tried to asphyxiate himself with a gas oven in his home. John did not love his then-girlfriend Linda Woodrow and felt trapped by the relationship. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Som…
Many of the reports of people fainting or leaving screenings of The Exorcist wasn't due to the horror scenes but the Angiography scene in which Linda Blair has a needle inserted into her neck and it spurts blood youtu.be/M0TmHK6e4SM?t=35…
There are places on Earth that are considered β€˜Blue Zones.’ Where its inhabitants lifespans are much longer than average. These are Okinawa (Japan); Sardinia (Italy); Nicoya (Costa Rica); Icaria (Greece); and among the Seventh-day Adventists in Loma Linda, California. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blu…
Elvis Presley was a big Monty Python’s fan and would act out the sketches in his bedroom with his girlfriend Linda Thompson youtu.be/Qbchmshpsz0
Edna Mode, the hero suit designer of the Incredibles is modeled after Edith Head, an esteemed costume designer; not Linda Hunt the actress. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edn…
In the Terminator 2 movie Linda Hamilton's double was played by her twin sister Leslie. terminator.fandom.com/wik…
Less than a year before marrying Linda, Paul McCartney had dated a woman for five years and was engaged to be married, until she returned early and found him in bed with an American girl. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan…
Today I learned about Linda Jane Laubenstein (May 21, 1947 – August 15, 1992) was a physician and early HIV researcher. She was among the first doctors in the United States to recognize the AIDS epidemic of the early 1980s; she co-authored the first article linking AIDS with Kaposi's sarcoma. nytimes.com/1992/08/17/ny…
Blue zones are places that have healthier people, high concentrations of individuals over 100 years old. The 5 blue zones are: Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Loma Linda, California; Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica; Icaria, Greece nationalgeographic.com/bo…
Linda Hazzard used a legal loophole to practice medicine without a degree in the early 20th century. She promoted fasting as a cure for all disease, leading to the deaths of 14 patients from starvation. She eventually died the same way while attempting to treat herself by fasting. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
"Wimoweh" in the song The Lion Sleeps Tonight by the Tokens is a mispronunciation of the Zulu phrase "uyimbube" (meaning "you are a lion"). The original song Mbube by Solomon Linda was popular in South Africa and the UK before being adapted in the 50s by US artists The Weavers and The Tokens. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Roger Waters interviewed Paul and Linda McCartney with some questions for their answers to be included as some of the voices heard throughout Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon", but they didn't make it onto the album because Waters said they were "trying too hard to be funny." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Today I learned of Glynn "Scotty" Wolfe who married 29 times, setting a world record for marriages. His first marriage was at 22 and His final wife, was Linda Essex (the world's most married woman). When he died, not one of his wives and just one of his reported 19 children showed up to his funeral. latimes.com/archives/la-x…
The song Different Drum was written by a man in 1965, but Linda Ronstadt flipped the genders in 1967. She still kept the line "Yes now I ain't sayin' you ain't pretty" youtube.com/watch?v=CDgF-…
Linda Ronstadt was the first female singer to have six consecutive albums go platinum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Writers Ralph Waldo Emerson and Ray Bradbury, actors Christopher Reeve and Linda Hamilton, and astronaut Alan Shepard are all descendants of Mary Bradbury, a woman tried and sentenced in the Salem Witch Trials who escaped death and lived to age 85. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
When Linda McCartney was four years old her lawyer father asked a client to write a song named after her. "Linda" was recorded by Buddy Clark and hit #1 in 1947. The song was recorded again in 1963 by duo Jan and Dean. youtube.com/watch?v=Ej2Hu…
Loma Linda, CA (specifically the Seventh Day Adventists) is the only blue zone in the USβ€”an area where people live much longer than the average. This is attributed to their mostly vegetarian diet, regular exercise and healthy family/social lives. Their McDonalds even offers a veggie burger. latimes.com/health/la-he-…
A lady known as Linda Darby aka Linda McElroy escaped Indiana State Prison in 1972 and had been on the run for 35yrs when she was caught in 2007 wthr.com/article/prisoner…
Paul McCartney elected not to tell his wife Linda, as her cancer progressed, that she was dying, thinking that doing so wouldn't do any good; she continued riding her horse until the day before her death. people.com/people/article…
After being threatened by the KKK for releasing the R&B track "What a man" in 1968, Linda Lyndell didn't perform again for 35 years, only making a comeback after Salt-N-Pepa sampled the song in their hit "Whatta Man". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wha…
Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor sang backup on Neil Young's "Heart of Gold." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hea…
Today I learned of two twins separated at birth. Both were named James by their families, married and divorced women named Linda, remarried to women named Betty, had sons named James Allan and James Alan, and dogs named Toy. people.com/people/archive…
Areas where it is common for people to live over 100 years are known as "Blue Zones". There are 5 on Earth: Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica; Loma Linda, California; and Icaria, Greece en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blu…
While recording Wing's "Band on the Run", Paul and Linda McCartney were robbed at knifepoint. The assailants made away with all of their valuables and a bag containing a notebook full of handwritten lyrics and songs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ban…
Twin brothers separated at birth and reunited 39 yrs later lived almost parallel lives. Both were named James, both owned a dog named Toy, both had married twice; first to women named Linda and second to women named Betty. Both drove Chevys, smoked Salem cigarettes and drank Miller Lite. science.howstuffworks.com…
There's a woman named Linda Ducharme who's married to a Ferris wheel. huffingtonpost.com/2013/1…
George RR Martin wrote for the TV series "Beauty and the Beast" with Ron Perlman and Linda Hamilton hollywoodreporter.com/liv…
Linda Hamilton actually picked the locks on her harness and on the door in the mental hospital in Terminator 2 imfdb.org/wiki/Talk:Termi…
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" was a South African song originally called "Mbube" written in the 1920's by Solomon Linda. It was also covered by lots of popular folk bands in the 50's-60's, including Pete Seeger. youtube.com/watch?v=mrrQT…
The actress playing the T1000 as it imitates Sarah Conner near the end of Terminator 2. Leslie Hamilton , Linda's Hamilton's real life twin sister. terminator.wikia.com/wiki…
The lead singer of "4 Non Blondes" (Linda Perry) is married to Sara Gilbert ("Darlene" from the show "Roseanne") - they even have a kid together en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Scooby-Doo And Friends were originally called Mysteries Five and featured five teenagers: Geoff, Mike, Kelly, Linda, Linda's brother W.W. and their bongo-playing dog, Too Much wikipedia.org/wiki/Scooby…
Today I learned of Linda Weston who lured the mentally disabled into a makeshift dungeon where they were forced into prostitution and subject to starvation all while she collected their public benefits. cbsnews.com/news/woman-ge…
Paul and Linda McCartney only agreed to be in the "Lisa the Vegetarian" episode of "The Simpsons" if Lisa would remain a vegetarian throughout the rest of the series. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
Today I learned of Solomon Linda, the man who originally wrote and performed "the lion sleeps tonight" from the lion king. He was paid the equivalent of 87 cents and a job sweeping floors for the recording of the track that made it to the top 20 in the US (1953). performingsongwriter.com/…
George R.R. Martin wrote 14 episodes of the Beauty and the Beast series staring Ron Pearlman and Linda Hamilton between 1987-1990 imdb.com/title/tt0092319/…
Linda Hamilton's twin sister was her double in Terminator II. She appeared as a reflection in the mirror and as the T-1000 disguise of Sarah Conner. listal.com/list/actorsact…
The longest Paul and Linda McCartney spent apart during their entire 29-year marriage was 11 days, when Paul was arrested for marijuana possession in Japan people.com/people/archive…
On July 30, 1956 The 30 foot troller (fishing boat) "Linda" swamped and sank. No one knew what happened to the vessel until a message in a bottle was found off of Yakutat, Alaska, USA a full year later. alaskashipwreck.com/
The youngest female to give birth Linda Medina was 5 years and 7 months old. In May 1939 she gave birth to a 6LB baby boy named Gerardo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
The police once shot open the door to Guillermo Del Toro's home when they saw a dead woman inside. It was a life-size model of Linda Blair in "The Exorcist." contactmusic.com/guillerm…
Actress Linda Grey who played an alcoholic in television's "Dallas" was the body double of a more famous character alcoholic, Anne Bancroft in the 1967 movie "The Graduate". The leg in the promotional poster is actually Grey's and she was paid $25 for the photo shoot. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Before Deep Throat, Linda Lovelace (aka Linda Boreman) starred in a bestiality film. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Charles Boyle from Brooklyn 99 is married to Linda Ferguson from OITNB en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe…
Linda Hunt, a white woman, won an Oscar in 1983 for the role of a Chinese male dwarf. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Linda Cardellini was 24 when she played 16 year old Lindsay Weir in Freaks and Geeks. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
During Sarah Connor's hospital escape in Terminator 2, one of actors refused to hit properly hit her with a night stick which led to Linda injuring her knees because of re-takes. Fed up with him, when she hit him with a broom stick, she legitimately knocked him out. whatculture.com/film/10-g…
In 2013, at a conference on endangered languages, retired teacher Linda Lambrecht announced extraordinary discovery of a previously unknown language - Hawaii Sign Language, or HSL β€œthe first time in 80 years that a new language has been discovered in the United States and maybe the last time.” theguardian.com/news/2016…
Linda Hamilton, who played Sarah Connor in three Terminator movies, and who was nominated for two Golden Globes and an Emmy for the TV version of Beauty and the Beast, was told by her acting professor at Washington College in Maryland that she had no hope of earning a living as an actress. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
The song Different Drum, made famous by Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys, was written by Mike Nesmith of the Monkees en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dif…
Hulk Hogan's ex-wife Linda ran away with their children's 19 year old classmate. complex.com/sports/2015/0…
Linda Hamilton's identical twin sister, who is a nurse and not a professional actress, appeared in Terminator 2: Judgement Day as Sarah Connor's double. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ter…
Linda Lovelace's pornographic career amounted to a few hardcore loops, and Deep Throat itself. She later did two R-Rated feature films; her film appearances add up to just five hours of screen time en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Twin brothers Jim & Jim were separated at birth and raised in different families, and each married women called Linda, got divorced and remarried women called Betty. Both men had a son called 'James' and owned a dog called 'Toy'. fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
Linda from bob's burgers is voiced by a man named John Roberts en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
There are 5 areas in the world where people live the longest. One is located in Loma Linda, California, only one hour east of Los Angeles. www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/heal…
The world record for monogamous marriages is 29, thanks to Glynn Wolfe. His last wife Linda holds the record for the most-married woman (23 times). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gly…
Linda Lovelace received $1,250 for her leading role in the 1970's adult movie "Deepthroat". biography.com/people/lind…
The actress Linda Harrison, who played the main love interest of the original Planet Of The Apes (1968) was later given the role of a random extra in the 2001 Tim Burton remake en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Linda Hamilton has a twin sister who also played Sarah Connor in 3 scenes of Terminator 2. youtube.com/watch?v=G56LW…
The gang from Scooby Doo originally, "...featured five teenagers: Geoff, Mike, Kelly, Linda, Linda's brother W.W, and their [bongo-playing] dog, Too Much." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sco…
Singer Linda Ronstadt lost her ability to sing and couldn't figure out why. She later learned it was due to Parkinson's disease. Her quote "No one can sing with Parkinson's, "no matter how hard you try." cbsnews.com/news/how-park…
Today I learned of Linda LeClair who was expelled in 1968 from Barnard amidst great controversy for living with her boyfriend piratebadger.webfactional…
The UK band Kasabian got inspiration of the band's name from Linda Kasabian, who was a member of the "Manson" family. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kas…
The same guy who invented the Uzi trained Linda Hamilton for her role as Sarah Connor in Terminator 2 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ter…
On Bob's Burgers both Tina and Linda are voiced by men. imdb.com/title/tt1561755/…
Warren Beatty dated Madonna, Cher, Michelle Phillips, Natalie Wood, Diane Keaton, Julie Christie, Joan Collins, Mary Tyler Moore, Goldie Hawn, Kate Jackson, Diane Sawyer, Carly Simon, Linda McCartney, Jacqueline Onassis, Joni Mitchell, Brigitte Bardot, Janice Dickinson, Elle Macpherson and more. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War…
Linda Hunt is the first actor to have won an Academy Award portraying a member of the opposite sex imdb.com/name/nm0001373/
Lawrence Connell, a professor at Widener University in Delaware, came under investigation in 2011 for using "violent scenarios" in his criminal law course, that involved him murdering the Dean Linda Ammons, along with a pattern of racist and sexist comments in class. nationallawjournal.com/id…
Today I learned of the Pikasso Guitar, a 42-string guitar, named after its appearance resembling the works of Picasso, built by Linda Manzer for jazz musician Pat Metheny. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Linda Hamilton of Terminator fame suffers from bipolar disorder and has blamed it for her being abusive toward her first husband. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
Linda Ronstadt's grandfather Lloyd Groff Copeman is the rated the the 3rd most accomplished inventor of everyday used items the toaster, fridge and no drip tray for paint cans to name a few. He spent most of his fortune trying to find a cure for wife's Parkinson disease en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llo…
In a deleted scene in Terminator 2, Linda Hamilton's identical twin sister and a fake mirror were used to create the illusion of the Sarah Connor opening the T-800 model 101's skull. youtu.be/NEAihk8QaVc?t=9m…
Paul McCartney's last words to Linda McCartney were "You're up on your beautiful Appaloosa stallion. It's a fine spring day. We're riding through the woods. The bluebells are all out, and the sky is clear-blue" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
The names originally intended for the characters from Scooby-Doo were "Geoff" (Freddie), "Kelly" (Daphne) "Linda" (Velma), "W.W." (Shaggy) and "Too Much" (Scooby-Doo). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sco…
Linda Ronstadt had a "commodity" attitude toward men and a love for drugs. She also dated Rolling Stones "Groupie of the Year". ronstadt-linda.com/inttim…
Pink Floyd rejected Paul and Linda McCartney's answers for the snippets of voices for Dark Side because they were "trying too hard to be funny". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Linda Ronstadt almost appeared commando in a miniskirt on Johnny Cash's TV show, but was intercepted by June Carter. ew.com/article/2007/10/23…
I learned Linda Ronstadt has Parkinsons and it's killed her ability to sing. billboard.com/articles/ne…
A woman named Linda Riss was brutally disfigured and blinded by a jealous ex boyfriend named Burt Pugach. 14 years later, she married him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bur…
Linda Riss was permanently scarred and blinded after a former boyfriend, Burt Pugach, hired three assailants to throw lye in her face. Pugach went to jail for 14 years. Soon after his release, he and Linda Riss got married, and remained married until Linda's death this past January. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bur…
Jimi Hendrix was discovered by Linda Keith, then girlfriend of Keith Richards. npr.org/templates/story/s…
James Cameron lost the rights to the terminator franchise in his divorce with Linda Hamilton. She promply sold the rights to Carolco Pictures. Cameron did have intentions of doing T3 as shown in the T2:3D segment (clip in comments) terminator.wikia.com/wiki…
Nick News with Linda Elerbee is still on the air and is very highly rated as a news show en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/N…

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