Wise World of Wellen
1. The Nintendo character Kirby is named after an attorney named John Kirby . . . who successfully defended Nintendo in court when they were sued because Universal said Donkey Kong was a rip-off of King Kong.
2. Michael Jackson sang the chorus for the one-hit wonder “Somebody’s Watching Me” by Rockwell.
3. Apple started putting the letter “i” before their products when Steve Jobs introduced the iMac in 1998. And it stood for five things: Internet . . . individual . . . instruct . . . inform . . . and inspire.
4. Freeze dried “astronaut ice cream” was never actually eaten by astronauts on any mission. It WAS developed for NASA, but never made it to space.
5. The first Mickey Mouse cartoon was “Steamboat Willie”, and it was shown before a gangster movie called “Gang War” in 1928.