Film and TV
Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the first TV show to ever use "Google" as a verb.
In 1957, Leave it to Beaver became the first TV show to show part of a toilet.
The Lord of the Rings: The King's Return won all 11 Academy Awards for which it was nominated.
Famous as a piano player at Rick's Café Américain, Dooley Wilson was a guitarist, and he mimed the keyboard.
In the movie "Casablanca" Humphrey Bogart never said "Play it again, Sam".
Reserves from the Irish army were used as extras in the movie "Braveheart".
The first animated film to be nominated for an Oscar for best picture was Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" in 1991.
The script of the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" took just 6 days to write.
"Gone with the Wind" is the highest grossing movie of all time, when adjusted for inflation.
Keanu Reeves gave US$80 million of his US$114 million salary for "The Matrix" movie to special effects and makeup staff.
106-year-old Manoel de Oliveira was the oldest active film director until 2015. He began making movies during the silent era.
The movie industry relocated from New York to LA to escape from Thomas Edison's patents.