Arbuckle, popular silent film comedian was charged with the rape and
murder of the beautiful, but promiscuous, actress Virginia Rappe. It took
three different trials to sort out what really happened at the wild party
at San Francisco's St. Francis Hotel. Though he was finally
acquitted of the crime, his career never recovered from the scandal.
Vivien Leigh reportedly
did not like kissing Clark Gable because she said that he had excessively
Disney named Micky Mouse after Mickey Rooney, whose mother he dated for a
Paul Newmanís first
acting job was an appearance on the Television show, The Aldrich Family.
Immediately afterwards, he quit the Yale Drama School and landed
appearances on numerous television shows.
Even though they broke up 25 years ago, the
Beatles continue to sell more records each year than the Rolling Stones.
Julia Roberts is the
highest paid actress in film history.
Actress Lisa Kudrow is a
Joplin's will called for a party for 200 people at her favorite pub in San
California at a cost of $2,500.00.
George Clooney says he
will never get married, nor have any children.
Robert Evans and Jerry
Lee Lewis top to the list of male celebrities having had the most wives.
Both have had six.
Dr. Seuss pronounced his
name so it rhymed with "rejoice"
Tom Hanks collects 1940ís
David Letterman worked
at a local grocery store during his teenage years.
Jennifer Lopez started taking singing and dancing lessons at age 5.
Abraham Lincoln went to school for less than a year. He taught himself to
read and write.
Jamie Farr, who played
Klinger on M*A*S*H was the only member of the cast that was a soldier in
the Korean War.
Actress Cameron Diazís
childhood nickname was Skeletor, as she has always been skinny.
Tom Cruise once enrolled in a seminary to become a priest but dropped
out after only one year.
longest Oscar acceptance speech was made by Greer Garson for 1924's
Mrs. Miniver. It took an hour.
Time Magazine's "Man of the Year" for
1938 was Adolf Hitler.
John F. Kennedy had a
sister, Rosemary, who was mentally retarded. She had a lobotomy, an
accepted practice at one time. She died in January, 2005 at the age
The Mills Brothers have recorded the most songs
of any artist: about 2,250.
Nicole Kidman is scared
Actor, Randy Quaid was
once a regular on the popular television show Saturday Night Live.
Starting in show business as the straight man in comedy teams, he often
impersonated President Ronald Reagan in the show in the mid 1980ís.
Elizabeth II unveiled a statue of a dung beetle at the London Zoo, but
declined to attend the dedication of a children's playground and walkway
dedicated to Diana, Princess of Wales
Italian producer Carlo
Ponti meet Sophia Loren when he was a judge in a beauty contest.
Loren was only 15 years old. She starred in one of his films five
years later and they married in 1957 when Sophia was 23.
At age 16 at the 1984
Olympics, was Cuba Gooding Jr.'s first professional job was as a
break-dancer for Lionel Richie.
Before her success as a comedienne, Ellen DeGeneres consider becoming a
Ronald Reagan appeared in
60 films from the 1930's to the 1960's.
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