Today’s Trivia

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James Harrison’s blood carries a rare immune globulin that prevents Rhesus Disease. He’s been donating blood for 59 years and it’s estimated he has saved 2.4 million babies lives. (source)

 

In the ’60’s Disney employed women to dress as mermaids, sun themselves, and perform synchronised swimming performances at its amusement park. The odd male guest would attempt to jump in and swim over to them. (source)

 

Fastest speed anyone has ridden a bicycle: 268.8 km/hr. (source)

 

In 2012 a man drowned in Chicago. Witness reports suggested the cause was that a swan knocked him out of his kayak and wouldn’t let him get away. (source)

 

Tom Cruise has acted in 20 movies which grossed USD200m or more. (source)

  • Whafe

    Leon (The Professional) , fantastic film

    • Sponge

      Yep – One of the best movies I have ever watched.

  • mark

    Portman starred in Black Swan.

    • Whafe

      Natalie Portman is Hawt, dam Hawt

      • mark

        very

    • LabTested

      and is/was married to Tom Cruise

      EDIT. no that is totally wrong. Damn you Google

      • mark

        I think you’re thinking of Katie Holmes they kind of look similar =)

      • James Howlett

        It’s easy to lose track with that guy.

        • LabTested

          While some of you are sleeping, the rest of us are hard at work obsessing over yesterdays trivia. So here you go. The kill count from Leon / The Professional

      • Never in the dark…..

        bazinga!

    • P1LL

      I think we have a winner :)

    • James Howlett

      Mark takes it tonight. Portman managed to win an Oscar and a Golden Globe for it, but I’ll take The Professional over Black Swan every time.

  • ozbob68

    Er, take issue with “acted”, can we say “appeared in”?

    • Never in the dark…..

      who said ‘acted’?

  • DrFix

    Synchronised swimming at the Olympics ? Thank god its no more. Rather they did synchronised drowning, that would be more entertaining.

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