Fascinating Rock Facts


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1. Susan Sarandon wanted the role of Adrian Balboa in "Rocky" but was deemed "too attractive."
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2. Gary Dahl, of Los Gatos, California, sold over a million "Pet Rocks" in 1975 and thus became a millionaire.
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3. It is estimated that TV show "30 Rock" has an average of 9.57 jokes packed into every minute.
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4. Before Sylvester Stallone sold the script for Rocky, he was homeless & sold his dog for $50. A week later, he bought his dog back for $3000.
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5. $550 million dollars were donated by John D. Rockefeller during his lifetime.
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6. In school, Chris Rock was bussed to predominately white neighborhoods of Brooklyn, where he endured bullying and beating from white students
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7. A$AP Sedimentary Rocky
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8. John D. Rockefeller was the first billionaire ever
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9. In 2002, Dave Grohl became the first person to hold the number one spot on the modern rock charts as a member of three different groups.
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10. The 45-foot long V2 rocket carried enough alcohol to make 66,130 dry martinis.
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11. In 1917, John D. Rockefeller could have paid off the whole US public debt on his own. Today, Bill Gates's entire fortune would barely cover two months' interest.
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12. Dolph Lundgren (Ivan Drago from Rocky IV) has an IQ of 160, and studied chemical engineering at MIT.
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13. Sylvester Stallone was so broke before his script for Rocky was accepted that he sold his dog for $25.
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14. Ayres Rock is officially known as Uluru since it was handed over to the Aboriginals in the 1980's.
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15. Cellulose gum found in rocket fuel can also be found in Twinkies.
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16. Rockstar Games paid for Grand Theft Auto to receive negative press.
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17. The Tunicate once finding a suitable rock, will attach itself for life. It then eats its own brain deciding that it no longer needs it
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18. As soon as they find a rock to anchor themselves to, young sea squirts eat their own brains.
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19. In 1935 when the US raised the top tax rate to 79% for those making over $5 million it only applied to one person: John D. Rockefeller.

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