Tuesday, December 17, 2013

15 Random Facts about Actors/Actresses, Movies and Sport Wolrd

Typography Print Question Mark Retro poster por sillyretroprints, zł59,00I've been collection random wierd/funny facts about (pretty much) everything for a while now, so I've decided to take the 15 of them with the "WOW factor" and put them together.


These are about actresses, sports and movies...
  • In the room number 6 of CNN6 Cinema Centre in Atlanta, Gone with the Wind is projected twince a day (everyday) since 1939, year of its first release.
  • Elizabeth "Liz" Taylor once in 1974 said "I will never divorce from Richard Burton" (She got married 8 times and divorced twice from Burton)
  • Nadia Comăneci (Romanian gymnast) is still nowdays the only athlete that obtained a perfect 10 in an Olympic competition. She was only 15 when she score this result at Summer Olympic Games in Montreal, 1976

  • The first Olympic Games in Italy were the Winter edition in 1956 in Cortina d'Ampezzo. The first (and until now the only one) Summer edition were in 1960 in Rome.
  • Until 1992 professional NBA players couldn't partecipate to the Olympic Games. Then rules changed and U.S.A "created" the famous Dream Team
  • Audrey Hepburn was born in Belgium, but after World War II she moved to England (where she obtained citizenship). Her first movie as leading actress is "Roman Holiday" and she won the Accademy Award for that perform in 1954. In 1988 she became ambassador for UNICEF and received a 1$ check as symbolic salary. 
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  • All the Harry Potter movies are in the Top 50 list of highest-grossing films. The lowest grossing of those is "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" in 41st position, the highest is "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" in 4th position. 
  • In the Top 50 list of highest-grossing films there are 9 animation movies : the newest is "Despicable Me 2" (2013), the oldest is "The Lion King" (1994). Two of these movies won the Oscar for Best Animated Movie : Toy Story 3 and Finding Nemo.
  • First ever athlete that declared to be gay was David Copay, American football player, in 1975. 
  • First tennis player to declare her homosexuality was Martina Navratilova. Since she won Wimbledon 9 times, she is also the most victorious female player of the tournament.
  • After 77 years, in 2013 finally British player Andy Murray won Wimbledon. Last UK citizen who won it was Fred Perry back in 1936.
  • Actress Eva Green is naturally blonde, but dies her hair dark brown since she was 15 years old. 
  • Hallie Berry is the first african american that won an Accademy Award as Leading actress, but she's not the first to win an Accademy Award in general. The first african american to ever win an Oscar is Hattie McDaniel (Mammy in Gone with the Wind) in 1940
  • The new World Chess Champion is 23 year old Norvegian Magnus Carlsen. He became chess grandmaster by the age of 13 and is also a part-time model. 
Did you know all of these stuffs or there's something new? 

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