Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21st. In honor of century old American holiday, here are some interesting facts!
- A. Milne created Winnie the Pooh for his son, Christopher Robin. Pooh was based on Robin’s teddy bear, a gift he received for his 1st birthday.
- In the underwater world of the seahorse, it’s the male who gets to carry the eggs and birth the babies.
- The voice of Papa Smurf, Don Messick, also provided the voice of Scooby-Doo, Ranger Smith on Yogi Bear, and Astro and RUDI on The Jetsons.
- The Stevie Wonder song “Isn’t She Lovely” is about his newborn daughter, Aisha. If you listen closely, you can hear Aisha crying during the song.
- The only father-daughter collaboration to hit #1 on the Billboard pop music chart was the 1967 hit single “Something Stupid” by Frank and Nancy Sinatra.
Source: Mental Floss
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