Susan Travers, the only woman ever to serve in the French Foreign Legion, waited until she was 91 to write her autobiography so everyone mentioned had already died military.wikia.org/wiki/S…
After coming in second in Britain's Got Talent in 2009, Susan Boyle went on to having a successful career selling 19 million albums as of 2013 and also performing during the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Susan Ford had her Senior Prom at the White House. The only school dance to be held at the White House at it was "well received!" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/197…
Holly Hunter's character in Broadcast News, Jane Craig, was inspired by Susan Zirinsky, a living legend in journalism and the first female President and Senior Executive Producer of CBS News slate.com/human-interest/…
Seinfeld was assigned to an inexperienced NBC executive and intentionally broke many sitcom stereotypes: Jerry and Elaine's relationship never blossomed, it offers no growth or reconciliation to its characters, and even Susan's death elicits no genuine emotions from anybody in the show. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sei…
Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld killed off George’s fiancΓ© Susan because of her bad chemistry with Jason Alexander and Julia Louis-Dreyfus hollywoodreporter.com/liv…
The voice behind Siri is a woman named Susan Bennett. youtube.com/watch?v=z2bTy…
Kansas abolitionist Daniel Read Anthony (brother of Susan B. Anthony) shot a rival newspaper publisher in a duel, was shot by a rival editor, and was horsewhipped twice in his 60s by people unhappy with his columns en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
The decision to kill Susan on Seinfeld wasn't made until there were scenes with her, Jerry, Elaine, and Kramer. Jason Alexander, George, had claimed she was hard to act with before then, but no one believed him until they experienced it themselves. youtu.be/Q41GzjFDle8?t=21…
Susan B. Anthony and the Suffragist Movement opposed the 15th Amendment (the right for all races to vote) history.com/news/suffragi…
Heidi Swedberg, who played George's fiance Susan on Seinfeld, no longer acts and now teaches ukulele lessons on Youtube. ukulelemag.com/stories/he…
Susan B. Anthony, although known for work for women's suffrage, was also an abolitionist: she collected anti-slavery petitions when she was 17, and in her 30's she became the New York state agent for the American Anti-Slavery Society. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
: IN 2006, a man in Portland, Oregon hired a hitman to kill his 51-year-old wife. His wife ended up killing the hitman with her bare hands. When Susan Kuhnhausen had her hands on his neck she asked him, "TELL ME WHO SENT YOU HERE AND I WILL CALL YOU A FUCKING AMBULANCE!" wweek.com/news/2016/08/17…
Susan Gore, Gore-Tex heiress, attempted to adopt her ex-husband in order to gain a greater share of an inheritance. reuters.com/article/us-go…
Queen Elizabeth II has had a lifelong love for Corgi dogs. She was gifted her 1st Corgi, β€œSusan,” in 1944 for her 18th b-day. Since ascending to the throne in 1952, Queen Elizabeth had over 30 Corgis, all descendants of her 1st Corgi Susan. The last descendant died 74 years later, in 2018. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy…
Today I learned of 2015 Book [Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War] by American Susan Southard. It recounts the lifelong experience of five teenage hibakusha (survivors ) after the bombing of Nagasaki in WWII nationalgeographic.com/ne…
When the USS Susan B. Anthony sank in 1944, after it was hit by a mine off the coast of Normandy, all 2,689 people aboard were saved. According to the Guinness world book of Records, this is the largest rescue of people without loss of life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS…
Queen Elizabeth has owned more than 30 Corgis over the last 80 years all of which were direct descendants of her Corgi named Susan she received on her 18th birthday. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Breast Cancer Cure foundation, Susan G. Komen, have been suing other many small charities for using the word "for the cure" in their names or the color pink. ssir.org/articles/entry/s…
The San Francisco font was created by Susan Kare for Apple Macintosh computers in 1984 and originally mimicked the "ransom-note effect" (juxtaposed typefaces that appear as if words or letters were cut randomly from magazines). It was used in early Mac software demos and Apple company fliers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San…
The Library of Congress has multiple crowdsourcing projects where anyone can help digitize historical documents. Active projects include transcribing letters and other writings from Rosa Parks, Susan B. Anthony, and Walt Whitman. crowd.loc.gov/campaigns-t…
The current CEO of YouTube, Susan Wojcicki, is the woman who rented her garage to Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were creating Google. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Susan B. Anthony's father withdrew her from a school that would not allow her to learn long division as boys did. kenburns.com/films/alone/
Susan Travers, WW2 and Indochina War veteran, is the only woman to have been formally enrolled in the French Foreign Legion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Susan Bennet, the voice of Siri, didn't even know she had been chosen for Siri, and was only able to get the job because the previous voice-over artist selected for it was absent at the time she was needed. She learned she was Siri when a friend contacted her in October 2011. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Today I learned of Stella Nickell, sentenced to 90 years for killing her husband with cyanide-laced Excedrin capsules. She put 3 other poisoned bottles back in the store to make it look like a serial killer at work, killing another woman, 40yr Susan Snow. She'd been inspired by the Chicagoland Tylenol murders. murderpedia.org/female.N/…
Today I learned about Susan Sweney; a British pro-Nazi broadcaster in WWII, born in India. She was a Fascist, rumored Lesbian, and severe alcoholic. She survived two shipwrecks during WWII and was imprisoned by both Germany and Britain. Years later, she worked on a farm, and a pet shop in England. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Dion DiMucci, the lead singer for Dion and the Belmonts known for the song "Runaround Sue", married a woman named Susan en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Run…
The CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure makes nearly $700K a year, about 25% more than other non-profits of comparible size, while only spending about 20% of its yearly funds on research for a cure for breast cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Today I learned about Susan Travers. She was an ambulance driver in WWII and later in the French Foreign Legion in Libya and Viet Nam. She is the only woman ever to be allowed in the French Foreign Legion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
July 17, 1972 saw the first two women special agents enter service at the FBI. They were Susan Roley Malone, a former US Marine, and Joanne Pierce, a former nun. fbi.gov/video-repository/…
Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for voting. She responded, "I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty", and never did. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
Susan Kare designed the Mac's command-key icon after the "point of interest" symbol used in Swedish campgrounds. She later discovered it actually represented a castle seen from above, perfect for a key called "command." Explained around halfway through this talk. egconf.com/videos/susan-k…
Susan Sarandon signed on to film a movie with Paul Newman under the impression it was for "favored nations," meaning all actors receive the same billing and accommodations as their co-stars. However, the studio meant only for the men. Newman stepped up and gave her part of his salary. variety.com/2018/film/new…
Susan Vega(composer of Tom's Diner) is the mother of the MP3. When Karl Heinz Brandenburg was developing the MP3 format he'd use the song as a template since the a cappella vocal track was ideal to improve the MP3 algorithm. If he could compress this song properly he could work with anything. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom…
Susan B. Anthony once said that the invention of the modern bicycle "has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world" and called it the "freedom machine" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
The Susan G. Komen foundation for Breast Cancer Cure have been suing hundreds of small charities for using the word "for a cure" in their names or the color pink huffingtonpost.com/2010/1…
The Lazy Susan, the classic centerpiece of Chinese restaurants, is neither classic nor Chinese and was probably invented in San Francisco smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
They killed off "Susan" on Seinfeld because Jason Alexander felt uncomfortable acting with her. youtube.com/watch?v=Q41Gz…
The the "pink ribbon" associated with Susan G. Komen etc. was ripped off from a "peach ribbon", created by grassroots breast cancer activist Charlotte Haley. She refused to let her design be commercialized by Self Magazineβ€”who consulted their lawyers and were told to "just change the color" safecosmetics.org/article…
George Costanzas's fiancee Susan was killed off in Seinfeld because none of the actors could work with her as an actress. This was only discovered when they had to do a group scene together. youtube.com/watch?v=Q41Gz…
When Susan Kuhnhausen, an ER nurse, was confronted in her house by a crab-hammer wielding hitman, she struggled with him and wound up choking him to death. The hitman had been sent by her ex-husband. katu.com/news/local/Woman…
There are still people who speak ancient Egyptian, as it is the language of the Coptic Church. Notable Egyptian contributions to English include the words "sack" and "ebony" and the name Susan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egy…
The actress who played Vina/Orion Slave Girl in the Original Star Trek's 'The Menagerie' was on a plane that suddenly dropped fr 35,000ft to 6,000ft. To recover, she learned how to fly & became the 4th woman to fly a single-engine aircraft solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She is Susan Oliver. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
For the 'FRIENDS' episode where Susan (Ross' ex-wife) and Carol got married, "NBC expected thousands and thousands of phone calls and hate mail but actually received only four complaints by telephone." dailydot.com/opinion/why-…
In 1936, Congress considered adding Susan B. Anthony to Mount Rushmore. Even Eleanor Roosevelt wrote a letter to the sculptor requesting it. npca.org/articles/1755-a-…
In 2012 the largest breast cancer foundation in the United States, Susan G Komen, attempted to withdraw funding for Planned Parenthood for mammograms, the diagnostic and screening tool for breast cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…
91 of the 220 cast and crew of the movie The Conqueror, including John Wayne and Susan Hayward, died of cancer suspected to be caused by radioactivity in St. George, Utah, downwind of 1950s atomic bomb tests at the Nevada Test Site. The director shipped 60 tons of dirt back to Hollywood,too en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Feb 14th (Valentine's day) Is Also The Birthday Of Famed Suffragette Anna Howard Shaw. Who Helped Get Women The Right To Vote Along With Susan B. Anthony en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann…
Susan B. Anthony never paid the $100 fine after she was found guilty of voting. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sus…

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