Adam’s Fun Facts: Oldest Cat, Britney Spears, “Forrest Gump” & More!

By: Adam Alexander
What former U.S. President is Britney Spears related to? Who did the author of “Forrest Gump” have in mind to play Forrest for the movie? How old was the oldest cat to ever live? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:
1. Kobe Bryant was the first athlete to get a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. (ScreenerTV)

2. The first live sporting event broadcast on ESPN was a professional softball game in 1979 between the Kentucky Bourbons and Milwaukee Schlitz. (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)

3. Britney Spears and Gerald Ford are 19th cousins. (Famous Kin)

4. In the novel “Forrest Gump”, Forrest is 6-foot-6, 242 pounds. The author, Winston Groom, says he pictured John Goodman playing him in a movie. (Wikipedia)

5. The oldest cat in history lived to be 38 years and three days old . . . that’s about the equivalent of 169 in human years. It died in 2005. (Guinness World Records)

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