For many years, the globe on the "NBC Nightly News" spun in the wrong direction. On January 2, 1984, NBC finally set the world spinning back in the proper direction.
In 1973, Dungeons & Dragons was invented by Dave Arneson and Gary Gygax. The innovative game created a whole new fantasy/adventure category of toys, which quickly became a $250-million market.
Tuna swim at a steady rate of 9 miles per hour for an indefinite period of time - and they never stop moving. Estimates indicate that a 15-year-old tuna travels one million miles in its lifetime.
Walter Brennan started out in films as a stuntman. He began playing old men at age 32 after his teeth were knocked out in a mob scene.
Of the twenty-five highest mountains on Earth, nineteen are in the Himalayas.