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E.T.’s First Choice Was M&M’s

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FACT OF THE DAY: In 1982 Steven Spielberg released a movie that featured one of the most famous extra-terrestrial’s of all time, E.T. In the film E.T. had a liking for Reese’s Pieces. E.T.’s first choice was M&M’s. However, the Mars company passed on the opportunity to have their candy featured. The Hershey’s company did not make that same mistake.

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Steven Spielberg Took No Pay

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FACT OF THE DAY:  In 1994 Steven Spielberg won an Oscar for Best Director and Best Picture for his work with the movie Schindler’s List. The drama about the Holocaust won a total of 7 Oscars at the 66th Academy Awards ceremony. Spielberg took no pay for his work on this film saying it would be like taking “blood money”.

 

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