50 Random Facts List #23

1Ren and Stimpy

Ren and Stimpy

Ren and Stimpy, Doug, and Rugrats all premiered on the same day.

2. Actor Jon Hamm taught future co-actress, Ellie Kemper, when she was in the eighth grade.

3. The band that wrote and performed "Come and Get Your Love" was made up of Native Americans.

4. Over half of the names of companies on the Fortune 500 list have disappeared since the year 2000.

5. The Japanese term for a Shotgun Wedding is "Dekichatta kekkon", which literally translates to "oops-we-did-it-marriage."

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6Sea organ

Sea organ

There is a 230-foot long sea organ on the coast of Croatia. The organ, designed by architect Nikola Basic has 35 tubes that make music whenever the waves crash into them.

7. Until 2014, police in Hawaii were allowed to legally have sex with prostitutes as part of their investigations.

8. In 1997, a killer whale held a great white shark upside down for 15 minutes, causing it to suffocate, after which it ate only its liver.

9. The 1908 Olympics was hosted in London after being relocated from Rome after Mount Vesuvius erupted. It was also the longest Olympics lasting for 6 months and 4 days.

10. In the 90s, the CIA tried to discredit the US Ambassador (Marilyn Mcafee) to Guatemala after they bugged her room and heard her talking lovingly to a woman named Murphy, and accused her of having a lesbian affair with the woman to Washington. There was no affair she was talking to her poodle named Murphy.