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  1. Famous pianist Glenn Gould was once called up to play Beethoven's Concerto No.5 on one day's notice after not having played it four years. He played it flawlessly on live tv from memory.

  2. Glenn Gould, one of the most proficient pianists to live, hummed instead of crying as a child, learned to read music before language, refused to play in concerts without his chair his father made him, and can be heard humming in virtually all of his recordings

  3. Melora Hardin, the actress that plays Jan Levinson-Gould on The Office, was originally cast to play Jennifer Parker in Back to the Future. When Eric Stolz was fired and Micheal J Fox was hired for the role, she was replaced because she was too tall for Fox.

  4. Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, who came from a family with strong abolitionist views, was appointed by the governor of Massachusetts to lead the 54th.

  5. After Gould Shaw was killed at the Second Battle of Fort Wagner, Edward Hallowell became the colonel and leader of the 54th Massachusetts.

  6. An Indian guy from Texas wrote the chart topping hits for many artists including Ellie Goulding, One Direction, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj to name a few.

  7. When pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli couldn't go through with his performance of Beethoven's 5th piano concerto, Glenn Gould was given a call to replace him the day before. In a few hours, he rehearsed the concerto he hadn't touched in four years and performed it flawlessly.

  8. Despite becoming a big hit in 2012, Ellie Goulding's first hit single "Lights" was recorded in 2008

  9. About the robber barons, James Fisk and Jay Gould. During the “Erie War” they issued fraudulent shares into the Erie Railroad Company in order to “water-down” the stock. Cornelius Vanderbilt unsuspectingly spent over $7 million on such fraudulent stock and was forced to cede control.

  10. Famous pianist Glenn Gould had many eccentricities and was very particular about his performing conditions. He only played concerts sitting on a chair made by his father, which he continued to use even after he had worn through the seat

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There is no evidence that Jay Gould said the quote "I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half."

According to the Centre for Church Music, Baring-Gould reportedly wrote "Onward, Christian Soldiers" in about 15 minutes, later apologising, "It was written in great haste, and I am afraid that some of the lines are faulty." He later allowed hymn-book compilers to alter the lyrics.

A fraudster known to history only by his alias ("Lord Gordon-Gordon") swindled Jay Gould out of $1 million in 1872. He fled to Canada, so Gould sent men to kidnap him. When Canada arrested the men, the US and Canada nearly entered an armed conflict.

There's a character name Carl Gould with Aspergers Syndrome on the kid's show Arthur.

Elizabeth Perkins, Albert Brooks, and Alexander Gould portrayed Celia Hodes, Lenny and Shane Botwin on Weeds and also Coral, Marlin, and Nemo in Finding Nemo.

In the 1870s, an Scotsman under the pseudo-name Lord Gordon-Gordon, swindled $1M from Jay Gould and almost sparked a war between the US and Canada

Nolan Gould (Modern Family) graduated high school at 13 and has an IQ of 150.

Nolan Gould, Luke Dunphy on Modern Family, is a member of Mensa

Brontosaurus is back. And Stephen Jay Gould said it first.

After the former editor of Gawker.com (Emily Gould) appeared on Larry King Live (hosted by Jimmy Kimmel) to defend celebrity scrutiny of her website, she admitted (after facing similar scrutiny herself) that she suffered panic attacks and had to see a therapist

Actor Bud Cort, who played Harold, in Harold and Maude, accidentally swallowed Grouch Marx's tooth, mistaking it for a tranquilizer pill, and was told by Elliot Gould he should expect to poop it out in 2 days. Peter Faulk said 3 days, because a dog once ate his glass eye.

The Simpsons episode '22 Short Films about Springfield' gets its name from the film 'Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould' and the writers didn't even bother counting the shorts.

How Russel Jay Gould and David Winn Miller saved our Republic in 1999

Alexander Gould was the voice of Nemo in Finding Nemo then went on to star as the murderous Shane Botwin from Weeds

Robert Gould Shaw.TIL After Col. Shaw died in battle, Confederates buried him in a mass grave as an insult for leading black soldiers. Union troops tried to recover his body, but his father sent a letter saying "We would not have his body removed from where it lies surrounded by his brave and devote

Glenn Gould, one of the most proficient pianists to live, hummed instead of crying as a child, learned to read music before he could read language, refused to play in concerts without his chair his father made for him, and can be heard humming in virtually all his recordings

Nolan Gould aka Luke Dunphy from Modern Family graduated High School at age 13 and has an iq of 150

The term "oral history" was coined by a man named Joe Gould, a Harvard dropout who wandered around New York filling up cheap notebooks with everything people said to him, which he called "An Oral History of Our Time". It is speculated that he died by lobotomy in a mental hospital at age 68.

Elizabeth Perkins, Albert Brooks, and Alexander Gould portrayed Celia Hodes, Lenny and Shane Botwin on Weeds and also Coral, Marlin, and Nemo in Finding Nemo.

In Roger Gould's "Shrink Yourself" he suggests that emotional eating is a result of powerlessness in 5 key areas of one's life. Could also suggests that if one were to recover power in those areas, they would be able to get rid of their food cravings.

Stephen Jay Gould pointed out in his article "Evolution as Fact and Theory" that "Darwin continually emphasized the difference between his two great and separate accomplishments: establishing the fact of evolution, and proposing a theory—natural selection—to explain the mechanism of evolution."

In 1839 a book was published, called "The Conchologists's First Book," attributed to Edgar Allan Poe. He didn't actually write it; he edited and condensed it from a longer work because he needed the money. Stephen Jay Gould argued that Poe made significant improvements in the text.

In Roger Gould's "Shrink Yourself" he suggests that emotional eating is a result of powerlessness in 5 key areas of one's life. If one were to recover power in those areas, Gould suggests that one would be able to get rid of their food cravings.

Southbound Official Trailer (2016) – Dana Gould Horror Movie

Luke Dunphy is a genius. Nolan Gould has an IQ of 150.