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Richard Heene

Richard Heene is the father of Falcon Heene, most commonly known as Balloon Boy. In 2009, the Heene family allowed a balloon filled with helium to float up into the atmosphere. Shockingly, they claimed that their 6 year old son Fa...Read More

Criss Angel

Starring in A&E’s Mindfreak, Criss showcased his illusions such as walking on water and floating between buildings. The show lasted six seasons....Read More

Punchy

Advertising agency Atherton-Privett created the familiar Punchy character in December 1961. Artist Martin Mandelblatt is credited with the creation of Punchy, who appeared as a cartoon character on television for the first time in...Read More

Rolanda Watts

The Spelman College graduate began her long career as a talk show host on the Lifetime Network in 1987 with the short-lived show Attitudes. The following year, she was a correspondent on Inside Edition until 1993, when King World ...Read More

Betty Page

n 1950, 27 year old secretary Bettie Page was approached by NY Policeman Jerry Tibbs to model for him. When she found out how much modeling paid verus banging typewriter keys, she didn’t need a degree in rocket science (alth...Read More

Mr. Whipple

Best known as the fussy supermarket manager who was famous for saying, “Ladies, please don’t squeeze the Charmin!” While Mr. Whipple always chastised his customers for squeezing the Charmin toilet paper, he himse...Read More

Dr. Ruth

Best known simply as Dr.Ruth, the diminutive sex psychologist became a cultural phenomenon in the 1980s by making wide use of the mass media to change peoples’ ideas of sexual education and sexual literacy....Read More

Morganna the Kissing Bandit

“Morganna the Kissing Bandit,” the big-breasted Ohio woman who spent more than two decades during the 70s and 80s running onto big-league fields and kissing unsuspecting ballplayers. Morganna Roberts-Cottrell performed...Read More

Jack LaLanne

Referred to as the Godfather of Fitness, Jack LaLanne has been touting the benefits of exercise and nutrition since 1936, when he opened the nations first health studio in Oakland, CA. The Jack LaLanne Show premiered in 1951 and s...Read More

Sybil Dorsett

“Sybil Dorsett”became synonomous with multiple personality during the 1970s after the bestselling novel and TV movie about a woman with 16 personalities. Actually based apon the reports of 11 years of psychoanalysis of...Read More