George C Scott refused to accept the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1971, and described the Oscar ceremony as “a two-hour meat parade.”
Mathematical proof that 1+1=2 takes 162 pages to explain in the three volume work “Principia Mathematica”
No physical clone trooper armor was ever produced for Star Wars prequels. Every Clone trooper was CGI.
A common prank in the 1800s involved putting the end of a thread from a spool through a clothes seam and getting unsuspecting strangers to try to pull out what they think is a loose thread. The spool unwound as they pulled, and the prankster enjoyed a jolly good laugh.
The ‘@’ sign is centuries old, and was used in Europe to denote a unit of weight (the “arroba”) equivalent to 25 lbs.
Harold Ramis told Stephen Tobolowsky that the entire progress of Groundhog Day covered 10,000 years. Tobolowsky always thought that there were 9 days represented in the film - but they lasted over 10,000 years.