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8 Fascinating Facts about Father of Indian Cinema

1 year ago DNA 0
Popularly known as Dadsaheb Phalke, the legend’s real name is Dhundiraj Govind Phalke. While pursuing his dreams at Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay in 1885, he acquired a variety of interests and even became adept at magic. He also experimented with a variety of special effects. His usage of mythological themes and trick photography Read More

10 Fascinating Facts About Charlie Chaplin

1 year ago Hunt Media Desk 0
Chaplin’s childhood was very difficult marked by parental alcoholism and illness. Chaplin thought his earliest film work to be intellectually insignificant and referred to the movies as ‘crude’. However, he started creating more than $100 per week, which was plenty of money within the early 1900s. Charlie Chaplin dropped out of college and turned to acting by Read More

10 Fascinating Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

1 year ago Hunt Media Desk 0
Martin Luther King Jr. attended Morehouse College at the age of 15 and graduated with a degree in sociology. King was imprisoned 29 times. Martin Luther King Day is observed on 6th January in United States and is the only non-president to have a holiday in his honor. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech was Read More

10 Fascinating Facts About Black Beauty

1 year ago Hunt Media Desk 0
Full title of black beauty is black beauty, his grooms and companions; the autobiography of a horse. Anna Sewell’s mother was a successful writer for most of her life. She wrote several books like mother’s last words and other balladsand homely ballads for the working man’s fireside. Anna Sewell helped her mother edit her books but Read More

10 Interesting Facts About Ronald Wilson Reagan

1 year ago Teach Me Genealogy 0
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6, 1911, to Nelle and John Reagan in Tampico, Illinois. As a baby, he was nicknamed “Dutch” by his father, because he resembled a little fat dutch man. In High School he was a life guard, played football and acted in school plays. Reagan was educated at Eureka College, Read More

20 Interesting Facts About Toyota

1 year ago My Drift Fun 0
The famous Japanese automaker started its journey to worldwide recognition in 1933, when Toyoda Automatic Loom Work Ltd. opened its car manufacturing division. By the way, before becoming an automobile giant, the company produced sewing machines. The name Toyota is derived from the famous Japanese family name Toyoda, the founder of Toyoda Automatic Loom Works Read More

15 facts you need to know now about Tuberculosis

1 year ago Health 24 0
In 2013, nearly nine million people contracted TB around the world In 2013 around 1.5 million TB-related deaths occurred worldwide TB is the leading killer of HIV-infected people. In South Africa, 73% of TB patients are HIV positive In South Africa alone, there was an estimated 500 000 cases of active TB in 2011, the highest Read More

9 Facts about Queen Elizabeth I

1 year ago OIWeird 0
Queen Elizabeth I was born on 7th September at the palace Greenwich. Elizabeth became England’s Queen in 1558 and she died in 1603. Elizabeth funeral was held at 28th April 1603 and she buried at Westminster Abbey. She was only 25 years old when She was crowned with the title of Queen at Westminster Abbey. She Read More

12 Fascinating Facts About Bhagat Singh

1 year ago Speaking Tree 0
Bhagat Singh left home for Kanpur when his parents tried to get him married, saying that if he married in slave India, “my bride shall only be death” and joined Hindustan Socialist Republican Association. He along with Sukhdev planned to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai and plotted to kill the Superintendent of Police Read More

Titanic: 40 fascinating facts about the ship

1 year ago The Telegraph 0
The RMS Titanic was the world’s largest passenger ship when it entered service, measuring 269 metres (882 feet) in length, and the largest man-made moving object on Earth. The largest passenger vessel is now Harmony of the Seas, at 362.12 metres. The ship burned around 600 tonnes of coal a day – hand shovelled into Read More