Nugget of Knowledge: Fact or fiction?

Was Susan Sarandon "too pretty" to play Rocky's wife Adrian?

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – True… or false?

“First footing” is a Scottish New Year’s tradition. The first person entering a home after midnight of the new year must bring a gift for good luck. FACT!

Young children in Austria visit every house in their community on the first morning of the new year singing New Year’s carols. FACT!

Susan Sarandon did not get the role of Adrian in “Rocky” because the director thought she was too tall for Sylvester Stallone, who is 5 feet, 7 inches. FICTION!

The director thought she was too pretty for the role. FACT!

In Indian folklore, witches prefer to ride around on hyenas. FACT!

Taweret is the ancient Egyptian goddess of pregnant women, pictured as a hefty hippopotamus. FACT!

Massage olive oil into your hair and scalp to stimulate hair growth. FICTION!

A former first lady is called Former First Lady… (plus her first and last name). FICTION!

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