Rocky Random Facts for 10/7

1.  KFC had a sibling restaurant called “Kentucky Roast Beef ‘n’ Ham” in the ’60s, but they closed within a few years after being unable to turn a profit.

2.  The bestselling solo album by any of the Beatles was . . . George Harrison’s “All Things Must Pass”.

3.  When Metallica was making its self-titled album in 1991, it was so stressful that three of the four members of the band got divorced during the recording.  But it wound up being one of the bestselling albums in history so . . . worth it?

4.  The Museum of Bread in Germany has 16,000 artifacts related to the history of bread . . . but no actual bread.

5.  20th Century Fox scheduled “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel” to come out one week after “Avatar” . . . because they were worried “Avatar” would bomb, so they needed a safer bet for insurance.

(Retroist / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / Atlas Obscura / New York Times)