Rocky Random Facts for 9/27

1.  The boy whose exorcism was the inspiration behind “The Exorcist” grew up to be a NASA engineer.  His work contributed to the Apollo mission in the ’60s.

2.  “Gone With the Wind” and “The Wizard of Oz” were both released in 1939 and both directed by Victor Fleming

He suffered a brief nervous breakdown from directing “Gone With the Wind” during the day and editing “The Wizard of Oz” at night.

3.  The “M” that’s printed on each M&M was originally black.  It was changed to white after four years.

4.  Woodrow Wilson’s wedding was catered by a young chef named Ettore Boiardi . . . who would go on to create the brand Chef Boyardee.

5.  “Family Feud” does all of its surveys by telephone, and asks each person about 30 to 40 questions.

(The Guardian / Britannica / Wikipedia / Today I Found Out / Mental Floss)