Random Fact Sheet #139 – 35 Unusual and Eccentric Facts 2

26Trojan War

Trojan War

A 1997, comedy movie by the name of "Trojan War" made only $309 in ticket sales. It was made with a budget of $15 million.

27. It is possible to travel from Portugal to Vietnam solely by train. At 17,000 kilometers, this is the longest train journey in the world.

28. Arnold Schwarzenegger made $75,000 for his role in Terminator, but in Terminator 2 he made $15 million about 7 years later.

29. Autistic savant Daniel Tammet learned Icelandic in just one week and then went through a live interview on national TV in the language.

30. The first human cardiac catheterization was done by Werner Forssmann who, after failing to get permission from his department chief, anesthetized his arm, inserted a catheter into his vein and threaded it into his heart. He then walked down to the X-ray department and took a picture to prove it.



If a goose gets sick or is wounded while flying, a couple of other geese may drop out of formation to help and protect him. They will try to stay with the disabled goose until he dies or is able to fly again.

32. In the 1920s and 30s, Procter and Gamble (originally known for soap and candles) sponsored several radio shows, with those shows becoming known as "soap operas."

33. The true meaning of the lyrics to Bohemian Rhapsody still remains a secret within the band.

34. Squirrels behave kindly and would adopt orphans if they notice that a relative does not come back to them.

35. Robert Downey Jr. was allowed by his father (Robert Downey Sr.) to smoke marijuana at the age of 6.

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