Sony had the opportunity for obtaining movie rights for all Marvel characters in the late 1990s for a pretty modest price. They rejected because a bigwig thought nobody cared about anything except Spider-Man.
The surname Ferrari comes from Ferraro, meaning blacksmith. Thus, it’s the Italian version of the last name Smith.
Inês de Castro was the lover of the future Peter I of Portugal. When his legal wife died, he married her in secret. King Afonso IV of Portugal didn’t think she was highborn enough to be queen, so he sent three assassins to murder her. When Peter I became king, two assassins were captured andContinue reading “(Not So) Fun Fact: Death of Inês de Castro”
In 1772, a judge in England freed a slave headed straight to Jamaica from England because he noticed that England had never officially legalized slavery.
Ten thousand Japanese fans who submitted high scores to a golf game were given gold colored cartridges with Punch-Out. Though Super Macho Man was the final boss, not Mike Tyson.