Facts About Famous People

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 Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
 Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow film down while shooting so you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the norm.
 Elvis Presley had a twin brother.
 Zeuxis a Greek painter in the 5th Centrury BC laughed hismself to death while looking at one of his paintings.
 Elvis Presley's hip-wiggling started out as a srage fright. He was so nervous, that his legs would shake.
 Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than every Nike factory worker in Malaysia combined.
 Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was born on and died on days when Halley’s Comet can be seen. During his life he predicted that he would die when it could be seen.
 Julio Iglesias once had five gallons of water flown from Miami to L.A. so he could wash his hair.
 Clark Gable was listed on his birth certificate as a girl.
 Bernard Manning did his National Service in the Military Police and one of his duties was guarding Albert Speer and Rudolf Hess in Spandau.
 John Lennon shoplifted in Holland the harmonica he used on Love Me Do.
 Mel Gibson broke the school record for the most strappings in a week - 27.
 Tom Cruise and Robbie Williams were both voted least Likely To Succeed at school.
 Sir Winston Churchill smoked an estimated 300,000 cigars in his lifetime.
 Michelangelo's cook was illiterate, so he drew her a shopping list, which today is priceless.
 The arhcitect who built the Kremlin had his eyes gouged our by Iavn The Terrible so that he would never be able to design another building like it.
 Pirates wore earings because they believed it improved their eyesight.
 Cher's parents married and divorced each other three times.
 Mike Myers (a.k.a. Austin Powers) is descended from William Wordsworth.

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