Led Zeppelin never released its most popular song as a single: "Stairway to Heaven" was an album-only track. As such, the band only reached the Billboard top-10 once, with a song called "Whole Lotta Love." Except that, ...Read More
The song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" was written by George Graff, a German who had never visited Ireland in his life.
The Penny is the only coin currently minted in the United States with a profile that faces to the right. All other coins – the silver dollar, half dollar, quarter, dime, and nickel – all feature profiles that face to ...Read More
Since the Lego Group began manufacturing blocks in 1949, more than 189 billion pieces in 2,000 different shapes have been produced. This is enough for about 30 Lego pieces for every living person on Earth.
The voice of Scat Cat in Disney's 1970 animated feature "The Aristocats" was supposed to be provided by legendary jazz trumpet master Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. The character's look was modeled after Armstrong -- the way ...Read More
Sam Peckinpah was nicknamed "Bloody Sam" for what was, at the time, a very gory way of filming violence, in such movies as "The Wild Bunch." His very last projects, though, weren't movies but music videos, and for Julian ...Read More