When Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon, NASA had his heart wired up. You can start the bidding for the EKG at $200.
Posts tagged: Howard Hughes
In a world filled with reality TV shows, is it still possible to be famously eccentric? Read about some people who went down in history as eccentrics.
How a self-made man can make himself crazy.
Howard Hughes was a dashing millionaire who’d just turned 32 years old when he set a new speed record for a transcontinental flight on 19 January 1937.
Howard Hughes and J.D. Salinger, step aside. You’re pikers compared to Miss Huguette Clark, who was a wealthy recluse for SEVENTY FIVE years:
“Don’t pee on my leg and tell me it’s raining” — that’s the famous catch-phrase of TV’s Judge Judy. (She even made it into a book title.)