Today’s Trivia

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The movie Madagascar references over 50 scenes and/or characters from other movies. (Source)

 

The creator of Netflix started the service in the 1990s after being charged $40 for a late Blockbuster rental. (Source)

 

A British radio soap opera exists that has been running for 65 years and surpassed 18,000 episodes recently . (Source)

 

Beekeepers introduce new queens into a cage plugged with candy. By the time the bees eat through the candy, her pheromones have caused colony members to accept her. If they eat the candy too quickly, they will kill her. (Source)

 

The first recorded use of sunglasses dates back as early as the 12th century in China. (Source)

 


 

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  • Michael

    Billy Crystal has a part in Madagascar 2: Escape to Africa. Link to 1.

  • Karma

    Meg Ryan has a 12 year old adopted Chinese daughter. Link to 5.

  • Teddy Taylor

    The overdue Blockbuster rental was Apollo 13, starring Tom Hanks. Tom Hanks co-starred with Megan Ryan in Sleepless In Seattle. When Tom Hanks became the second actor to win consecutive Best Actor Oscars (For Philadelphia and Forrest Gump), both ceremonies were hosted by Billy Crystal.

    • Francis Urquhart II

      Sorry, make that Meg Ryan. Blame a combination of fat fingers, auto-correct, and poor proof-reading.

  • AS

    Was looking for the link between Meg Ryan and soap operas #3 – Meg Ryan began her career on the soap As the World Turns

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