Daryl Hannah is co creator of the board game Liebrary
A childhood virus left Rob Lowe completely deaf in his right ear. “No stereo for me” he says “It’s a mono world”.
George Clooney sometimes sleeps in the walk-in closet of his LA mansion because, he says, “all the bedrooms are too light”.
Julia Roberts’ left eye tears up when she gets nervous.
In 1993, Jessica Simpson tried out for the Mickey Mouse Club but panicked after watching Christina Aguilera audition. “I froze and forgot everything” she says. She lost out to both Christina and Britney Spears.
The world’s largest disco was held at the Buffalo Convention Centre, New York, 1979. 13,000 danced a place into the Guinness Book of World Records.
The term “disc jockey” was first used in 1937.
The top selling singles of all time are Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind ‘97”, at 33 million, Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas”, 30 million, and Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock”, 25 million.
Music was sent down a telephone line for the first time in 1876, the year the phone was invented.
Kenneth Edmonds was nicknamed Babyface by funk guitarist Bootsy Collins.
Leonardo da Vinci could write with the one hand and draw with the other simultaneously.
An exocannibal eats only enemies. An indocannibal eats only friends.
The name Wendy was first used in JM Barrie’s Peter Pan.
The 17th-century French Cardinal Mazarin never traveled without his personal chocolate-maker.
Alexander Graham Bell never phoned his wife or mother because they were deaf.
FACT : After Drew Barrymore did a 1995 Playboy spread, Steven Spielberg sent a note that said “cover yourself up”, plus a quilt and altered copy of the magazine showing her fully clothed.
FACT : Richard Gere played Danny Zuko in a London production of Grease in the 1970s
FACT : New Kid on the Block Danny Wood used to date Halle Berry, they broke up because the band thought she was a groupie.
FACT : Jim Carrey wore tap shoes to bed in case his parents needed a little laughter in the middle of the night.
FACT : Gwen Stefani admits that she’s had only two boyfriends in her life: No Doubt band mate Tony Kanal and husband Gavin Rossdale.