SATURDAY NIGHTS WITH SPARKS
DID YOU KNOW??
I. A man named Walter Summerford was struck by lightning 3 times in his life. After his death, his gravestone was also struck.
II. Tom Cruise vandalized the world’s tallest building in 2010. During the filming of Mission Impossible 4, he climbed to the top of the Burj Khalifa (without safety equipment) and etched Katie Holmes’ name into the Spire.
III. The word “electrocute” is a combination of the words, ‘electro’ and ‘execute’, meaning you were killed by electricity. So, if you don’t die, you were not electrocuted, but shocked.
IV. Clement Vallandigham, a lawyer who, while trying to demonstrate that the victim might have accidentally shot himself, shot himself and died. He then won the case.
Culled from fun-facts