Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
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When the Sultan of Sweet sued the Sultan of Swat, everyone paid attention.
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The producers behind Ghostbusters approached Ray Parker, Jr., and asked him to come up with a song that included the name of the film, but was rather simple otherwise.
When you’re trotting the globe, it’s important to know when to keep your hands to yourself.