Hysteria was a once common medical diagnosis made when female patients complained of anxiety, insomnia, and a host of other symptoms. Remedies included the use of electric vibrators, or before they became available, vaginal massage (often by a male physician).
With the release of "Hot Tub Time Machine" and the time-bending show "Lost" coming to a conclusion, time travel has been on my brain lately. See how much you know about time travel in books, TV and movies.
The creators of Gilligan’s Island named the S.S. Minnow after the FCC chairman at the time, Newton Norman Minow. Gracious though it may seem, it was actually a backhanded compliment: Minow famously called television “a vast wasteland.”
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.)