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Why Did The Creator of Trivia Dictionary Try To Sue Trivial Pursuit?

The first edition of The Trivia Encyclopedia was published in the early 1970s. It was written by Fred L. Worth as his personal collection of trivia. The book contains Worth’s Law, his invention, which states that something works automatically when the repairman arrives. But did you know why Worth tried to sue Trivial Pursuit?  “The …

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Bianca Ryan Lost Voice

How Did Bianca Ryan Lose Her Voice?

Bianca Taylor Ryan is an American musician who rose to fame after winning the first season of America’s Got Talent at the young age of eleven. She was known for her powerful and soulful performances. She was hailed as the next revolution in the music industry by Quincy Jones. But tragically, this talented singer lost …

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Jeremy Wade

Why Did the River Monsters Series End?

River Monsters is a British and American wildlife documentary television program produced by Icon Films of Bristol, the UK for Animal Planet. It is hosted by extreme angler and biologist Jeremy Wade, who travels the world in search of the most terrifying freshwater and saltwater killers, looking for clues, eyewitnesses, and stories about people who …

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Milhouse

How Did Milhouse from The Simpsons Get His Name?

The Simpsons is a Fox Broadcasting Company animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie, is a satirical depiction of American life. The show takes place in the fictitious town of Springfield and mocks American culture and society, television, and the human condition. But did …

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Mister Rodgers

What is Special About Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood?

Fred Rogers produced and hosted Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, a half-hour educational children’s television series that aired in the United States. Misterogers premiered on CBC Television in Canada on October 15, 1962. He returned to the United States in 1966, and on the regional Eastern Educational Television Network, he created Miste Rogers’ Neighborhood. On February 19, …

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Die Hard

How Much Did Bruce Willis Make from Die Hard?

Die Hard was a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. Johnson. Souza de Souza, is based on Roderick Thorp’s 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever, and it stars Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Alexander Godunov, and Bonnie Bedelia. But how much money did Bruce Willis make from …

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Jurassic Park

What Film Inspired Peter Jackson, George Lucas, and Stanley Kubrick to Start Their Iconic Films?

Steven Spielberg directed the 1993 American science fiction action film, Jurassic Park. It was produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Gerald R. Molen. It is the first film in the Jurassic Park original trilogy and the first installment in the Jurassic Park franchise, based on Michael Crichton’s 1990 novel of the same name and a screenplay …

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Seinfield

Why is Jerry Seinfeld Banned from The Original Soupman?

The Original Soupman is a soup restaurant business founded by Ali Al Yeganeh and is based on Yeganeh’s first restaurant, Soup Kitchen International. But did you know that the famous sitcom actor and comedian, Jerry Seinfeld was banned from Yeganeh’s soup stall?  Jerry Seinfeld is banned from going to the New York soup stall that …

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Frank Sinatra

How was Jerry Seinfeld Involved in Frank Sinatra’s Death?

Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld created the American sitcom television series Seinfeld.  From July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998, it aired on NBC and was a hit that received various awards including the Golden Globe Award for the Best Television Series in 1994. Curiously, the show had an odd connection with Frank Sinatra’s passing.  …

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Rebecca Wald

How Are the Contestants in Jeopardy! Appear to be the Same Height?

Merv Griffin invented the American television game show named Jeopardy! It is a quiz competition where contestants are given general knowledge cues in the form of answers and must phrase their responses as questions. If you’re a fan of the show, you might be wondering how are all the contestants within the same height as …

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