Robert de Niro

Robert De Niro gained 60 lbs for Raging Bull and lived in Sicily Italy for The Godfather Part II

Robert De Niro was so dedicated, to prepare for his roles, he actually gained 60 lbs for Raging Bull, lived in Sicily Italy for The Godfather Part II, ground his teeth for Cape Fear, became a cab driver for Taxi Driver, and learned to play the saxophone for New York, New York. Praised for his […]

Howard Hughes

Billionaire Howard Hughes bought the small Silver Slipper casino only to re-position the hotel’s trademark neon sign

Billionaire Howard Hughes bought the small Silver Slipper casino only to re-position the hotel’s trademark neon sign, which was visible from his bedroom and had been keeping him up at night. The wealthy and aging Howard Hughes, accompanied by his entourage of personal aides, began moving from one hotel to another, always taking up residence […]

Crying

There is a Disorder related to crying called Pathological laughing and crying

There is a Disorder related to crying called Pathological laughing and crying, where the patients experience uncontrollable episodes of laughing, crying, or in some cases both. Pseudobulbar affect (PBA), emotional lability, labile affect, or emotional incontinence refers to a neurologic disorder characterized by involuntary crying or uncontrollable episodes of crying and/or laughing, or other emotional […]

USS_Liberty

Israel sunk an American naval research ship USS Liberty during the Six-Day war

Israel sunk an American naval research ship that was monitoring radio during the Six-Day war. Officially it was ruled an accident, although all survivors maintain that it was intentional. The USS Liberty incident was an attack on a United States Navy technical research ship, USS┬áLiberty, by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft and Israeli Navy […]