Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (6/27/23)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ – on this Tuesday, June 27th, 2023. Let’s learn something together:

  1. Meat Loaf was originally cast as Billy Bibbit in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, but there was a writer’s strike, and he had to drop out.  Brad Dourif ended up playing Billy.
  2. Only 6% of the salt made around the world is used for food.  Most of it goes to manufacturing and industrial processes.
  3. Before he died, John Candy was going to star in a remake of an old Alec Guinness movie called “Last Holiday”, about a guy who’s told he’s about to die.  It wound up not getting made for another decade, and the role went to Queen Latifah.
  4. Of all the people who have ever lived on Earth, roughly 7% are alive right now.
  5. Since Rotten Tomatoes started, only one movie has gotten an overall “rotten” rating from critics AND an Oscar nomination for Best Picture – “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, in 2011.

Be sure to share these 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ with your family, friends & coworkers at some point today!


(ShortList / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / PRB / Rotten Tomatoes)

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