10 Fun Facts (Entertainment Edition)

by Melissa Menjivar

  1. Bosco chocolate syrup was used for blood in Night of the Living Dead and Psycho.

  2. Matterhorn Bobsleds, located in Disneyland, has a built-in basketball court. Although the basketball court is only half the size of a regular court, employees, especially the mountain climbers, go there to play games.http://www.invisiblethemepark.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/matterhornbasketballcourt.jpg

  3. According to the Oscar Academy, comedian, the late Bob Hope, holds the record for hosting the Academy Awards most times, hosting the show 19 times.

  4. Nickelodeon Studios originally printed the blimp logo on its toilet paper. But visitors kept stealing it, so they switched to plain. http://kaosisbetterthanyou.tumblr.com/post/9671953766/a-true-nostalgic-relic-from-the-past

  5. In honor of his 50th anniversary, Mickey Mouse became the first animated character to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 18, 1978. 

  6. There was once a female Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.  The show “Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation” on Fox Kids, which ran from 1997 to 1998, broke that tradition with the introduction of a female turtle named Venus de Milo.

  7. Kanye West’s,  “All Of The Lights,” music videos is a seizure trigger for people with photosensitive epilepsy.


  8. NASA uses the film “Armageddon” as part of its training program.

  9. The song “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” by Guns N’ Roses was written within the span of five minutes. 

  10. There is a Muppet named Kami that appears on the South African version of the T.V. show “Sesame Street” that is a HIV-positive character.url-2


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