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John Lennon admitted he used to be cruel to his woman and hit her as a youngster.
The CIA spent US$20 million in the 60s training cats to spy on the Soviets. The first spy cat was hit by a taxi.
The Statue of Liberty is estimated to be hit by about 600 bolts of lightning every year.
A month after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, a typhoon hit the city killing another 2,000 people.
After Michael Jackson’s death hit the news, he was mentioned in a rate of5,000 tweets per minute.
Stevie Wonder had his first number one hit song on the Billboard Hot 100 at age 13.
During a car crash, 40% of drivers never even hit the brakes.
Being hit by lightning causes weird skin designs called “Lichtenberg figures.”
The movie “Borat” was a huge hit in Israel, in part because Borat’s “Kazakh” lines were all actually in Hebrew.
In 1954, Ann Hodges from Alabama became the only confirmed person to have been hit by a meteorite.
An apple didn’t hit Isaac Newton in the head, but it did make him wonder if the force that makes apples fall influences the moon’s motion around Earth.
Tim Storms, the man with the world’s deepest voice, can hit notes so low that only animals as massive as elephants are able to hear them.
Most kamikaze died in vain. Only 1 in 9 kamikaze pilots hit their targets during WW2.
Lady Gaga wrote her hit “Just Dance” with her producer in just 10 minutes.
The Tree of Tenere was considered the most isolated tree on Earth, being the only one for 250 miles in the Sahara Desert, until a drunk driver hit it in 1973.
In 2013, female stockings covered in fake male hair became a fashion hit in China as a way to deter unwanted male attention.
The only father-daughter collaboration to hit number one on the Billboard pop chart was “Something Stupid” by Frank and Nancy Sinatra in 1967.
As a kid, actor Steve Buscemi was hit by a bus and by a car— in separate incidents.
Sylvester Stallone spent nine days in hospital after Lundgren hit him for real while filming Rocky IV.
The word “Atari” comes from the ancient board game Go and means “to hit the target” in Japanese.