According to military historians and people who study Nazis (Nazi-ologists?), Reinhard Heydrich is arguably one of the biggest dickheads in all of history. Which is why we’re going to take great pleasure in telling you the story of how he was assassinated.
Chances are, given the demographics of this website, you know Raul Julia from one of two roles, Gomez in The Addams Family or M. Bison in the Street Fighter movie. For critics the latter role seemed like a poor end to the actor’s career, a sentiment Julia would have scoffed at because Julia didn’t take the role for critics or even fans, he took it for his kids.
If the term “lion taming” doesn’t immediately cause you to think of a granite chested, ball-smashing slab of chiselled man-meat sporting a moustache you could choke a Hydra with, you probably read the wrongs books when you were a child. Though lion tamers enjoy a reputation as fearless badasses today, the first one in recorded history was actually a huge asshole.
Annie Oakley is a name synonymous with the world of trick-shooting. Known as one of the finest shots and in all of history, Oakley commanded a great deal of respect during her lifetime. Weirdly though, when she offered her services to her country, she was turned down. Twice.