My Mephetic Life

Who knew? Real Trivia for the Real "know-it- all"

Nick Nolte was a model in the late 1960s and early 1970s. In one national magazine advertisement in 1972, he appeared in jeans and an open jean shirt for Clairol’s “Summer Blonde” hair lightener sitting on a log next to a blonde Sigourney Weaver The pair also appeared on the packaging.

TriviaIn Paris, there are more dogs than there are children, and they seem to be treated with equal amounts of pampering. Collectively, Parisians spend nearly $500,000 every day on health and grooming for their pets.

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In Paris, there are more dogs than there are children, and they seem to be treated with equal amounts of pampering. Collectively, Parisians spend nearly $500,000 every day on health and grooming for their pets.

TriviaTwister surged in popularity after Eva Gabor bent over and displayed her talents during a demonstration on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

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Twister surged in popularity after Eva Gabor bent over and displayed her talents during a demonstration on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

TriviaJohnny Carson’s first guest when he took over The Tonight Show was legendary film comic Groucho Marx.

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Johnny Carson’s first guest when he took over The Tonight Show was legendary film comic Groucho Marx.

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John F. Kennedy’s assassination on November 22nd, 1963, overshadowed the deaths of two prominent authors: Aldous Huxley and C. S. Lewis.

"One of my Top 10 movies of all time is Harper Lee’s "To Kill a Mockingbird" starring Gregory Peck.  Having viewed this film more times than I can count I noticed something I had failed to notice before now. The part of Boo Radley was played by Robert Duvall."

FYI, Harper Lee’s hometown was Monroeville, Alabama. Her best friend from childhood was Truman Compote.

TriviaOn an episode of Saved by the Bell: The College Years, A.C. Slater learned his last name was actually Sanchez. His dad changed it 25 years earlier to get into the military academy. “He felt he had to hide his heritage to be accepted,” Albert Clifford explained.

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On an episode of Saved by the Bell: The College Years, A.C. Slater learned his last name was actually Sanchez. His dad changed it 25 years earlier to get into the military academy. “He felt he had to hide his heritage to be accepted,” Albert Clifford explained.

TriviaThe male giraffe determines a female’s fertility by tasting her urine. If it passes the taste test, the courtship continues.

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The male giraffe determines a female’s fertility by tasting her urine. If it passes the taste test, the courtship continues.

TriviaThe former Rolling Stones’ bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with thirteen-year-old Mandy Smith, when he was forty-seven. They married six years later in 1989, but divorced after less than two years. Not long after the divorce, Bill’s thirty-year-old son, Stephen, married Mandy Smith’s mother, Patsy, age forty-six.

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The former Rolling Stones’ bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with thirteen-year-old Mandy Smith, when he was forty-seven. They married six years later in 1989, but divorced after less than two years. Not long after the divorce, Bill’s thirty-year-old son, Stephen, married Mandy Smith’s mother, Patsy, age forty-six.

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During Pan-Am’s heyday in the 1960s, flight attendants had to be at least 5-foot-2, weigh no more than 130 pounds, and retire by age 32.