That, in 1913, a Nebraska man took a butcher knife and threatened to kill his wife and newborn son. The mother left him, remarried, and had the boy's name changed to that of his step-father. The boy, now known as Gerald Ford, later went on to become the 38th President of the United States. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ger…
Lao Tzu is the one who said: "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" is a major figure in Chinese philosophy whose historical existence is debated. He is recognized as the founding father of Taoism. bbc.co.uk/worldservice/le…
The Fathers of Canadian Confederation gathered on the steps of Government House for the Charlottetown Conference, 1864. Government House, official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, was built in 1834 and still has the character of a private home en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gov…
In 1913 a man was charged for threatening to kill his wife and newborn son with a knife. The mother remarried and the boy changed his name to that of his step-father. That boy went on to become the 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford. pbs.org/newshour/spc/char…
Scorsese's Wolf of Wall Street was funded by Riza Aziz who diverted $155M from Malaysia's 1MDB economic development company. In addition, his step-father (Prime Minister Najib Razak) channeled $700M into his personal account. 1MDB has no company address and was issued a $3B bond by Goldman Sachs en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Trevor Noah's step father shot his mother in the leg and the back of the head and she survived with just minor injuries to her nostril. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tre…
Richard Jenkins, the actor who played John C Reilly's father in "Step Brothers" used to drive a linen truck for a living. His boss was John Reilly. John C Reilly's real-life father. npr.org/templates/transcr…
General Douglas MacArthur earned seven Silver Stars in WWI, vomited on the White House steps, wore a kimono while working at home as Army Chief of Staff, was awarded the very first Purple Heart (which he authorized), was Father of the Year in 1942, and told JFK to not get involved in Vietnam. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dou…
Tommy Boy is a rendition of Shakespeare's Hamlet: Tommy is the Prince, his father dies, his mother (Bo Derek) is Gertrude, in reality married to his "step brother" (Rob Lowe) who is Claudius. David Spade's character is Horatio. imdb.com/title/tt0114694/…
Best Actor Oscar nominee Richard Jenkins, who played the dad in Step Brothers, drove a linen truck before becoming an actor. His boss was John C. Reilly's father. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ric…
A man in Oklahoma killed his step father by giving him an Atomic Wedgie. He is nicknamed The "atomic wedgie" killer swtimes.com/news/state-ne…
Today I learned of Claudia Octavia, an empress of Ancient Rome. Her father (Emperor Claudius) executed her mother, her step-mother assassinated her father, her step-brother/husband (Emperor Nero) assassinated her brother and step-mother, and then she was executed by her step-brother/husband. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
The step-grandson of George Washington was the father-in-law of Robert E. Lee. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo…
Kurt Russel is the de-facto Step father to Kate Hudson. Hudson never had a relationship with her biological father. Russel raised her. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kat…
Bjork's step-father was considered the 'Jimi Hendrix of Iceland' guidetoiceland.is/music-o…
A young Isaac Newton threatened to burn his mother and step-father alive en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isa…
Uruguayan writer Horacio Quiroga had an unusually tragic life: his father died accidentally, his two sisters died from illnesses, his step father killed himself, his first wife killed herself, his daughter did the same only a year later, his second wife left him, he got cancer and killed himself en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hor…
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe, III. His father killed in a car accident before Bill was born. Bill took the surname of his step-father (who was marrying the future president's mother for the second time) when he was 15. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
Rapper Cage used to Inject his Father with Heroin , got expelled from High School and was frequently beaten by his step father and was sent to a Psychiatric hospital where he stayed for 16 months and tried to commit suicide 7 times. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cag…
Kelsey Grammer's father was murdered in the Virgin Islands. His sister was murdered while finishing a shift working at a Red Lobster in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Had two step brothers (from his Dad's second marriage) that were killed in a shark/scuba accident imdb.com/name/nm0001288/b…
Tupac Shakur's mother gave birth to him one month after being acquitted of 150 acts of terrorism, and that his step father was on the FBI's 10 most wanted list for 4 years in the 80s. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tup…

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