Francis Scott Key was a young lawyer who wrote the poem, 'The Star Spangled Banner', after being inspired by watching the Americans fight off the British attack of Baltimore during the War of 1812. The poem became the words to the national anthem.
Originally, Nintendo was a playing card manufacturer.
Every Swiss citizen is required by law to have a bomb shelter or access to a bomb shelter.
Buzz Aldrin was the second man to set foot on the Moon. Moon was also his mother's maiden name.
The Idiom "get into deep water" means to become involved in a difficult situation.
When Saigon fell, the signal for all Americans to evacuate was Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" being played on the radio.
A 'jiffy' is a unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
Angelina Jolie's uncle who looks just like John Voight, Chip Taylor, wrote the song "Wild Thing".
It takes about a week to make a jelly bean.
Indiana has a city named Santa Claus.