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  1. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has entertained the idea that Harry went mad in the cupboard under the stairs and made up a magical world in his head to cope with it.

  2. During prohibition, grape farmers would make semi-solid grape concentrates called wine bricks, which were then sold with the warning "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine"

  3. A French woman, Marie Belmont-Gobert, hid a British soldier in a cramped cupboard in her house from Jan 1915 to the end of WWI in 1918, despite German officers living in her home and socialising in the room the cupboard was in. She received an OBE post-war. Cupboard is in museum in U.K.

  4. Roger Taylor was so fond of his song "I'm in Love with My Car" that he urged Freddie Mercury to allow it to be the B-side to "Bohemian Rhapsody", to the point where he locked himself in a cupboard until Mercury agreed. The song ended up generating equal royalties just because it was the B-side.

  5. During prohibition, grape farmers sold grape concentrates with a warning label that read: "After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine"

  6. A homeless woman in Tokyo stowed away in the cupboard of a stranger's apartment, where she lived undetected for a year. She came out to eat food from the fridge and use the bathroom when the owner went out.

  7. The X-Files episode "Home" (S4, Ep2), is widely considered the most disturbing episode, and was inspired by a story from Charlie Chaplin's autobiography in which he was unexpectedly introduced to a legless man who slept in a cupboard and performed strange tricks and dances

  8. Vintners sold wine bricks during the prohibition with the explicit warning not to leave the juice from them in a jug in the cool cupboard for 21 days, or it would turn into wine.

  9. The Indian in the Cupboard" is book one of five part series involving time travel and arming Iroquois warriors with modern weaponry.

  10. Roger Taylor (Queen drummer) locked himself in a cupboard until Freddie Mercury agreed to have his song as a b-side of Bohemian Rhapsody. When the single became a hit, Taylor received equal royalties as Mercury did for Rhapsody.

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There were several titles in the series The Indian in the Cupboard which was inspired by Lynne Reid Banks" experiences in Canada as a teen. The titles in the series include The Indian in the Cupboard (1980), The Return of the Indian (1985), The Secret of the Indian (1989), The Mystery of the Cupboard (1993), and The Key to the Indian (1998).

New York Times called The Indian in the Cupboard "the best novel of the year".

The Indian in the Cupboard was adapted into film in 1995.

If a person dies during a flight, the natural procedure is to strap the corpse in an unoccupied seat if other options are unfeasible, such as the accessibility to a "corpse cupboard"

Some Singapore Airlines aircraft have a corpse cupboard to store people who die mid-flight.

Singapore Airlines has a "Corpse Cupboard", a cupboad used to store the body of anyone that dies on one of their flights.

Charles Manson, leader of the Manson Family who went on a murder spree in the late 1960', was arrested by police after being found in a tiny bathroom cupboard due to his hair sticking out of the door.

A table called "the cupboard" in Middle Temple Hall in London, reputedly made from timbers of The Golden Hind, the famous galleon and privateer used by Sir Francis Drake to circumnavigate the globe in the 1570s

Lynne Reid Banks" children's novels include The Farthest-Away Mountain (1976), The Adventures of King Midas (1976), series The Indian in the Cupboard (1980 to 1998), The Fairy Rebel (1985), series Harry the Poisonous Centipede (1997 to 2006), I, Houdini: The Autobiography of a Self-Educated Hamster (1978), Angela and Diabola (1997), Alice-By-Accident (2000), Tiger, Tiger (2005), Bad Cat Good Cat (2011), Ella and Her Bad Yellow T-Shirt (2011), The Wrong-Coloured Dragon (2012), and Uprooted: A Canadian war story (2014).

Lili Jacob was evacuated over 400 miles from Aushwitz to another camp where, once liberated, discovered the famous "Auschwitz Album" in a cupboard beside her bed which contained photos of herself and her family shortly after they arrived at Auschwitz.

J.K. Rowling's childhood home featured vaulted ceilings, stone windows, an under-stairs cupboard, and a trapdoor to a cellar. It also contains an inscription written on one window-frame, "Joanne Rowling slept here circa 1982".

Queen drummer Roger Taylor locked himself in a cupboard until Freddy Mercury agreed to put Taylor's song "I'm in Love With My Car" as the B-side to Bohemian Rhapsody

The Indian in the Cupboard has sold more than 10 million copies since it was first published.

The US wine industry was saved by selling 'wine bricks' to loophole Prohibition -- bricks of concentrated grape juice which had instructions telling consumers NOT to dissolve them in a jug of water and leave in a cool cupboard for 21 days

The Scottish used to keep porridge in a cupboard drawer, and when it went hard, cut out slices and fry them

The space under the stairs, such as the "cupboard under the stairs" is called a "spandrel". J.K. Rowling is not to be faulted for opting for the former phrase - "spandrel" can also refer to nearly a half-dozen other architectural items.

Singapore Airlines has a "Corpse Cupboard" for storing passengers who pass away during a flight.

A 25 year mother of three children had placed their hands over a lighted stove burner as a form of punishment. Police revealed the reason given for the harsh and severe punishment was the children stole cornflakes and milk from the cupboard.

The last time the Monty Python team ever appeared together on camera was in the 1989 TV special 'Parrot Sketch Not Included' hosted by Steve Martin, appearing in a cupboard right at the end of the show.

Singapore Airlines introduced a special cupboard on their A340 aircraft to store the bodies of anyone who happened to die on the flight.

A man who noticed food missing from his house set up up a camera to find a homeless women living above his cupboard.

During prohibition, grape farmers would make semi-solid grape concentrates called wine bricks, which were sold with the warning “After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine”.

During the prohibition, grape juice mix was sold with the warning “After dissolving the brick in a gallon of water, do not place the liquid in a jug away in the cupboard for twenty days, because then it would turn into wine.”

Prime Minister Stephen Harper hid in a cupboard for 15 minutes during the attack on Canada's Parliament

Singapore Airlines Airbus A340-500 was the first aircraft to include a Corpse Cupboard, used for storing the body of a passenger who dies during a flight.