To assemble the Wizard's wardrobe for The Wizard of Oz, MGM costumers shopped at thrift stores to find clothes that projected "shabby gentility." In an incredible coincidence, the previous owner of the coat they purchased was Wizard of Oz writer L. Frank Baum.
As of 2007, only three quarterbacks have beaten every team in the NFL (the 31 other teams, not including their own); Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady. Coincidently, they did it within a week of each other!
The sports pages are looking more and more like the police blotter, with wild charges from dogfighting to grand theft memorabilia. Baseball's greatest home run hitter is tied to steroids; football's greatest coach was caught cheating. Oh, and NBA games are fixed. But sports scandals are nothing new. How well do you remember incidents from yesteryear? Take the quiz, the let us know how you did.
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)