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Hillcrest Country Club (4/3/08) ...that Groucho Marx joined Hillcrest Country Club even though it was willing to have him as a member?
John T. Elson (9/27/09) ... that John T. Elson, who famously asked, "Is God Dead?" in 1966, is dead at age 78?
Death by coconut (7/28/13) ... that according to an urban legend, coconuts kill more people than sharks each year?
William Shakespeare (4/1/10) ... that William Shakespeare was nicknamed "The Merchant of Menace"?
William H. Lewis (5/4/09) ... that William H. Lewis (pictured) became the first African-American college football player in 1888 and the first African-American to serve as U.S. Assistant Attorney General in 1911?

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1. Pin-ups of Yank, the Army Weekly (10/10/23) 47,461 ... that Yank pin-ups (example pictured) were distributed to American military personnel during World War II to promote morale?
2. Double entendre songs (1/1/21) 13,757 + 6,108 + 6,308 + 6,080 + 5,306 = 37,559 ... that a ranking of the greatest double-entendre songs of all time included "Big Long Slidin' Thing" by Dinah Washington (pictured), "Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl" by Bessie Smith, "It Ain't the Meat (It's the Motion)" by the Swallows, "Keep On Churnin' (Till the Butter Comes)" by Wynonie Harris, and "Big Ten Inch Record" by Aerosmith?
3. Selene Mahri (10/1/23) 35,567 ... that Finnish-American model Selene Mahri (pictured) married three millionaires and is credited with inventing the saying "Marriage is a question of give and take. You give. I take"?
4. Frances Vorne (9/12/23) 28,618 ... that a photograph of Frances "The Shape" Vorne wearing a swimsuit made from remnants of a captured Nazi parachute (pictured) was one of the most sought-after pin-ups of World War II?
5. Max Stephan (2/21/24) 27,435 ... ... that Max Stephan was sentenced to death for aiding a Nazi pilot who had escaped from a prisoner of war camp?
6. Emil Gross (7/23-7/24/14) 25,861 ... that Emil Gross set a Major League Baseball record by appearing in 87 games as catcher?
7. USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame inductees (2/7/21) 25,857 (3,826 + 2,504 + 3,421 + 979 + 924 + 707 + 806 + 743 + 807 + 11,140) ... that the first women inducted into the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame included a WASP pilot, a World War II Marine, a "Chickie", a Hall of Fame lacrosse player, a world-champion softball player, an All-College basketball player, the founder of the first collegiate squash program in the United States, a professor and a valedictorian of Ursinus College, and a resident of Atlantis (pictured)?
8. Hazelwood massacre (8/14/22) 25,760 ... that the 1971 Hazelwood massacre was the largest mass murder in the history of "Murder City"?
9. Clarence Chesterfield Howerton (8/28/13) 23,019 ... that Clarence Chesterfield Howerton, aka Major Mite (pictured), was billed as the world's smallest man?
10. Vincent Mroz (12/3/12) 23,000 ... that United States Secret Service agent Vincent Mroz shot an attempted presidential assassin in the "biggest gunfight in Secret Service history"?
11. Millard House (8/28/08) 21,783 ... that Frank Lloyd Wright said of the Millard House (pictured) that he "would rather have built this little house than St. Peter's in Rome"?
12. Henri Salmide (3/19/10) 21,112 ... that Heinz Stahlschmidt was credited with saving 3,500 French lives when he refused to blow up the port of Bordeaux and instead blew up the munitions bunker, killing approximately 50 Germans?
13. In the Presence of Mine Enemies (9/30/20) 20,907 ... that Leon Uris called Rod Serling's In the Presence of Mine Enemies "the most disgusting presentation in the history of American television" and demanded that the negative be burned? (29,426 for all linked terms)
14. Charlie Bennett (7/15-7/16/14) 20,537 ... that the baseball career of Charlie Bennett (pictured), who reportedly invented the chest protector, ended when both legs were run over by a train?
15. The Italian (1915 film), George Beban (10/5/09) 14,100 + 6,002 = 20,102 ... that the 1915 film The Italian tells the story of an immigrant played by George Beban (pictured) who goes to America in search of fortune but finds a "Darwininan jungle" on New York's Lower East Side?
16. Martha Holliday (8/27/23) 19,858 ... that a 1940s pin-up photograph (shown) of dancer and actress Martha Holliday reportedly "created a near-panic in the United States Senate"?
17. Rock Road massacre (8/21/22) 18,932 ... that a livestock auctioneer and former Army sharpshooter shot and killed seven family members in the Rock Road massacre?
18. Forbidden Area (11/5/20) 18,272 ... that Rod Serling's Forbidden Area (actor pictured), a nuclear-war thriller, launched the four-year run of a series voted in 1970 as "the greatest television series of all time"?
19. Deacon McGuire (7/24/14) 17,330 ... that an x-ray of catcher Deacon McGuire's gnarled left hand (pictured) showed "36 breaks, twists or bumps all due to baseball accidents"?
20. Court-martial of William T. Colman (9/25/22) 17,025 ... that the court-martial of William T. Colman, the commander of a U.S. air base, created a storm of protest when he was merely reduced in rank after shooting a black soldier?
21. LAHCM in SFV (9/30/08) 13,664 + 770 = 14,567 ... that a tower of 2,000 wooden Schlitz beer pallets described as "a rotting vestige of one man's egotism" that festers "like a sore on the community's body" is a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument?
22. Ernest Allmendinger (2/10/09) 14,326 ... that American football player "Aqua" Allmendinger (pictured), once described as "a young giant in perfect physical condition," acquired his nickname after working as a waterboy for railroad building crews?
23. Marshall Newell (6/1/09) 14,200 ... that "Ma" Newell (pictured), one of the few four-year All-Americans in college football history, was run over by a railroad engine on Christmas Eve 1897?
24. Garden Gnome Liberationists (12/17/08) 14,200 ... that the leader of the French Garden Gnome Liberation Front was given a suspended sentence after the group "liberated" over 150 garden gnomes in 1997?
25. Troy axe murders (9/14/22) 14,138 ... that in the Troy axe murders a former fireman killed his wife, five-year-old daughter, and five stepchildren and left love notes on their bodies?
26. Michigan QBs (12/5/10) 14,000 total ... that the quarterbacks for the Michigan Wolverines football teams of the 19th century included a Brigadier General decorated for valor in World War I, the brother of a famous novelist, one of the founders of General Motors, the physician at a Kimberly-Clark mill, the son of the Governor of Wyoming, a steamboat builder, a Grand Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias (pictured) and a sheep rancher from Walla Walla? McNeil led with 4,400 and Morrow followed at 2,300
27. Joanne Siegel (3/4/11) 13,600 ... that Joanne Siegel was the original model for Lois Lane and later married Superman's co-creator?
28. The Strike (8/7/22) 13,512 ... that "The Strike" (1954), about an American officer's turmoil in ordering an air strike on his own men, was rated as Rod Serling's best script he had written to date?
29. Dummy Taylor (9/2/11) 13,403 ... that Dummy Taylor, once the highest salaried deaf person in the United States, was ejected from a baseball game for cursing out the umpire in sign language?
30. William Wilson Talcott (12/4/10) 13,247 ... that ice cream manufacturer William Wilson Talcott (pictured) killed himself by jumping from an excursion steamer into Lake Michigan with rocks in his pockets after he was unable to extricate his wife from a "love cult" in 1922?
31. Sacco-Vanzetti Story (10/1/20) 13,149 ... that the 1960 television play Sacco-Vanzetti Story was called "one of the most controversial ever seen on television"?
32. The Plot to Kill Stalin (10/5/20) 12,951 ... that the Soviet Union called The Plot to Kill Stalin "filthy slander" and retaliated by closing the CBS news bureau in Moscow?
33. SS Catalina (7/14/08) 12,887 ... that SS Catalina, after reportedly carrying more passengers than any other ship anywhere, has been stuck half-submerged in Ensenada, Mexico for more than ten years?
34. Thomas S. Hammond (3/30/10) 12,500 ... that American football player Tom Hammond (pictured) always played without protective padding, saying "I want them to feel my bones"?
35. 1902 Michigan Wolverines football team (11/5/10) 12,200 ... that 10 players from the 1902 "Point-a-Minute" Michigan football team (pictured), which outscored opponents 644–12, became head coaches?
36. Walter D. Graham (12/17/10) 11,800 ... that Michigan football player "Octy" Graham (pictured) at age 16 was called a "young Hercules" after "gripping machines did not register high enough to show his strength"?
37. Murder of the DeLisle children (10/20/22) 11,625 ... that a 28-year-old tire store manager drowned his four children in the same station wagon in which his father fatally shot himself in the head?
38. Breakers Hotel (Long Beach) (9/29/09) 11,500 ... that the Sky Room atop the Breakers Hotel (pictured) was the local Airwatch headquarters in World War II?
39. Encino Oak Tree (10/6/08) 11,416 ... that Los Angeles police were sent to guard the remains of the 1000-year-old Encino Oak Tree, a victim of "slime flux", after it was felled by an El Niño storm in 1998?
40. The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (10/17/20) 11,238 ... that a 1953 television special broadcast simultaneously on NBC and CBS attracted 60 million viewers and was called "a milestone in the cultural life of the '50s"?
41. Clara Williams (10/6/09) 11,200 ... that silent film star Clara Williams (pictured), known for her "forty famous frocks", appeared in more than 100 films between 1910 and 1918?
42. Charles F. Watkins (3/25/11) 10,800 ... that Michigan Wolverines baseball player and coach Charles F. Watkins sustained severe burns from an X-ray machine, which ultimately resulted in his death?
43. Luke Matheny (3/4/11) 10,590 ... that Luke Matheny, whose hair was described as "a vast black bouffant that makes him look like an untidy microphone", began his Academy Award acceptance speech by joking, "I should've gotten a haircut"?
44. Weldy Walker (6/7/12) 10,348 ... that an 1888 letter written by Weldy Walker, the second African American in Major League Baseball, was called "perhaps the most passionate cry for justice ever voiced by a Negro athlete"?
45. Len Ford (10/3/14) 10,233 ... that in his NFL debut season, Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Len Ford (pictured) was injured so severely in a game he required plastic surgery to "virtually rebuild" his face?
46. Lil Stoner (3/3/21) 10,047 :... that "smokeball artist" Lil Stoner (pictured) was also known for his skill in baking and growing flowers?
47. 1955 Hillsdale Dales football team, Nate Clark (12/2/21) 10,041 (7,189 + 2,858) ... that the undefeated 1955 Hillsdale Dales football team declined a Tangerine Bowl bid because the bowl insisted that four black players—including national scoring leader Nate Clark—stay home?
48. Eugene Goodman (1/27/21) 10,003 .. that Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman has been credited with having "saved American Democracy" on January 6, 2021? (also received 105,788 views, 1/20-1/23)
49. A Town Has Turned to Dust (10/9/20) 9,915 ... that sponsors refused to back the lynching story A Town Has Turned to Dust until writer Rod Serling moved the setting out of the South and changed the victim from black to Mexican?
50. Dale Haney (11/1/22) 9,802 ... that Dale Haney has walked presidential pooches from Richard Nixon's King Timahoe to Joe Biden's Commander and safeguarded George W. Bush's pets during the September 11 attacks?
51. San Dimas Hotel (9/4/08) 9,667 ... that the 33-room San Dimas Hotel (pictured) built in 1887 never had a paying guest due to a land boom that never occurred?
52. 2023 Colorado Mines Orediggers football team (12/28/23) 9,659 ... that the No. 1–ranked 2023 Colorado Mines Orediggers, "college football's nerdiest contender", featured players with pigtails and a drawn-on blue mustache, a friar's haircut, and Harry Potter cosplay?
53. Battle of San Buenaventura (5/24/22) 9,525 ... that the Battle of San Buenaventura was described by the Los Angeles Times as a "quirky skirmish ... that emptied the mission of wine and left its adobe walls pockmarked by cannon fire"?
54. The Green Pastures (Hallmark Hall of Fame) (12/14/20) 9,491 ... that The Green Pastures (1957) (advertisement pictured) was critiqued in the white Southern press for having "bowed to the inverted prejudice which insists that Negroes shall never be portrayed as Negroes"?
55. Laurens Shull (6/22/09) 9,460 ... that University of Chicago football star Laurens "Spike" Shull died of wounds suffered rushing a machine gun nest at the Battle of Château-Thierry (pictured)?
56. Charlie Gray (9/4/23) 9,447 ... that Major League Baseball pitcher Charlie Gray was billed as his team's pitcher "of six fingers and six toed fame" and called "a freak" by the Sporting Life?'
57. A Night to Remember (10/15/20) 9,391 ... that A Night to Remember, a live broadcast about Titanic's final night, featured 107 actors and 31 sets, and proved that "TV occasionally can rise to great heights"? (20,765 for all linked terms)
58. Sex (film) (9/28/09) 9,300 ... that the 1920 film Sex, opening with its star performing a seductive "spider dance" clad in "a translucent cloak of webs", had its title censored in Pennsylvania?
59. William Ward (5/20/11) 9,300 ... that Michigan football coach William Ward later became a physician who experimented with the surgical creation of artificial vaginas?
60. Royal Oak post office shootings (10/1/22) 9,284 ... that an investigation into the Royal Oak post office shootings led one congressman to accuse the Postal Service of having been "asleep at the switch"?
61. The Miracle of the Bells (book) (9/16/23) 9,025 ... that the best-selling novel of 1947 was described by Time magazine as "one of the worst ever published"?
62. Ralphs Grocery Store (Westwood) (8/8/08) 9,000 ... that Ralphs Grocery Store (location pictured), part of a plan to build the "model college town" in 1929, was photographed by Ansel Adams?
63. Bang the Drum Slowly (10/23/20) 8,867 ... that Bang the Drum Slowly, in which Paul Newman stepped in and out of character to double as a Greek chorus, was called "daring television of rare quality"? (22,828 for all linked terms)
64. Leonard Skinner (9/29/10) 8,800 ... that The New York Times called Leonard Skinner, the namesake of Lynyrd Skynyrd, "arguably the most influential high school gym teacher in American popular culture"?
65. Rommy Hunt Revson (10/24/22) 8,787 ... that nightclub singer Rommy Revson earned millions of dollars from her 1986 invention of the scrunchie (examples pictured), which she originally named after her pet poodle?
66. 1901 Michigan Wolverines football team (3/22/10) 8,730 ... that Michigan's 1901 "Point-a-Minute" team (pictured), rated one of the greatest college football teams of all time, outscored its opponents 550–0 and beat Stanford 49–0 in the first Rose Bowl game?
67. Horace Greely Prettyman (2/27/09) 8,713 ... that Horace Prettyman (pictured) played eight years of "college" football for the University of Michigan from 1882 to 1890, some when he was in his 30s and no longer a student?
68. Richard Frederick Dixon (10/30/22) 8,663 ... that after his release from a hospital for the criminally insane, Richard Dixon burgled $16 from a credit union and hijacked a jet to Cuba?
69. Hollywood Studio Club (5/31-6/1/08) 8,630 ... that Marilyn Monroe posed naked in 1948 to raise US$50 to pay the rent for her room at the Hollywood Studio Club (pictured)?
70. The Mystery of Thirteen (3/29/21) 8,499 ... that Jack Lemmon starred in The Mystery of Thirteen as a real-life physician who Charles Dickens called "the greatest villain that ever stood in the Old Bailey"?
71. Around the World in 90 Minutes 8,256 ... that Around the World in 90 Minutes featured Elizabeth Taylor cutting a 30-foot-long (9.1 m) cake, Walter Cronkite reporting, and Hubert Humphrey delivering a speech?
72. Gauthier Mvumbi (2/17/21) 8,195 ... that Gauthier Mvumbi has been called the "Shaq of handball", the "Congo Colossus", and "the most popular handball player on the Earth"?
73. Wang Dang Sweet Poontang (11/11/20, 3 hrs), (12/3/20, 12 hrs) 2,035 + 6,071 = 8,106 ... that a satirical website reported that Joe Biden was energizing donors with "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang"?
.. that music critic Greg Kot described "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang" as "despicable misogyny", but listed it among his guilty pleasures because the "rawwwk doesn't get much rawer"?
74. Biff, the Michigan Wolverine (4/2/08) 7,908 ...that the Michigan Wolverines' practice of parading their live mascot Biff before matches was stopped as the animal grew larger and more ferocious?
75. Ramsay-Durfee Estate (8/12/08) 7,905 ... that the widow-owner of the Durfee Mansion died in 1976 at age 99, leaving an untouched wine cellar stocked with vintage wines and whisky dating to the 1890s?
76. Serra Cross (7/18/18) 7,823 ... that the Serra Cross (pictured) in Ventura, California, was sold in response to a threatened lawsuit challenging the use of public funds to maintain a religious symbol on public land?
77. Phillips Mansion, Louis Phillips (9/5/08) 6,256 + 1,408 = 7,740 ... that the Phillips Mansion, described as having been built in the "Classic Haunted Mansion" style, was the home of the richest man in Los Angeles County from 1875 to 1900?
78. Macorina (song) (1/12/21) 7,728 ... that "Macorina", the first erotic song dedicated to one woman by another, became a "lesbian hymn"?
79. James Bond (4/1/13) 7,600 ... that James Bond played briefly in the National Football League after completing his military service?
80. Carl Lundgren (4/6/11) 7,514 ... that Cubs pitcher Carl Lundgren (pictured) had "speed to burn green hickory and an assortment of curves that would keep a cryptograph specialist figuring all night but he was wild as a March hare in a cyclone"?
81. P.O.W. (10/25/20) 7,505 ... that P.O.W. was based on interviews with repatriated prisoners about communist "brainwashing treatment" during the Korean War?
82. Curtis Redden (8/8/09) ... that Michigan end Curtis Redden (pictured) died in World War I after he had described the night sky over the battlefield as "weird, hideous, fascinating, sublime"?
83. 1906 All-America team (2/28/10) 7,400 total ... that the 1906 College Football All-America Team included Princeton quarterback Eddie Dillon, Harvard guard Francis Burr, Yale end Bob Forbes, Cornell center Bill Newman, a midshipman who was the strongest man in the U.S. Naval Academy, and a guard who was described as "one of the largest men who ever played on a college gridiron"? (2,700 for Elmer Thompson, 2,400 for Percy Northcroft)
84. Storer House (6/12/08) 7,353 ... that Frank Lloyd Wright's textile block work, Storer House, was restored in the 1980s by Joel Silver, producer of the films Die Hard and The Matrix?
85. For Whom the Bell Tolls (Playhouse 90) (10/29/20) 7,333 ... that Ernest Hemingway watched the television adaptation of For Whom the Bell Tolls from a flea-bitten motel as the screenwriter held the "rabbit ears" for him? (23,639 for all linked terms)
86. Frank Ringo (7/9-7/10/14) 7,125 ... that baseball player Frank Ringo, who was "inordinately fond" of whiskey, married in January 1889 and killed himself in April of that same year?
87. McCabe's Guitar Shop (4/2/08) 7,100 ...that more than a dozen artists have recorded live albums in the back room of McCabe's Guitar Shop, including Townes Van Zandt, Ralph Stanley, and R.E.M.?
88. Civilization (film) (10/5/09) 7,000 ... that the epic anti-war film Civilization (poster pictured), depicting Jesus walking through the carnage of war, was credited with helping re-elect U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in 1916?
89. 1912 Army Cadets football team (1/11/22) 6,944 ... that a future president of the United States played halfback for the 1912 Army Cadets football team?
90. M Club banner (10/11/22) 6,893 ... that the Michigan banner survived an attack by uniformed men from Ohio during the Ten Year War?
91. Charles Dvorak (2/28-3/1/11) 6,883 ... that Charles Dvorak (pictured) missed the pole vault finals at the 1900 Olympics after being told the event was postponed, but returned to win the gold medal at the 1904 Olympics?
92. Lester Shubin (12/3/09) 6,807 ... that chemist Lester Shubin has been credited with saving the lives of thousands of police officers?
93. El Greco Apartments (6/18/08) 6,785 ... that the El Greco Apartments (pictured), once home to Casablanca director Michael Curtiz, were saved from demolition with fund-raising help from Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy?
94. The Defender (11/3/20) 6,763 ... that Steve McQueen and William Shatner starred in The Defender, the first live television drama divided for broadcast on separate nights, "leaving audiences dangling on the cliff"?
95. Carson Steele (11/17/22) 6,764 ... that Carson Steele, known as the "Man of Steele", has a pet alligator named Crocky-J and has been called "the most interesting man" in college football?
96. Neil Snow (2/10/09) 6,688 ... that Neil Snow (pictured), ranked by Grantland Rice as one of the three greatest all-around athletes ever turned out in college sports, died of heart failure at age 34 after a game of squash?
97. Thomas Trueblood (1/29-1/30/08) 6,678 ...that University of Michigan elocution professor Thomas Trueblood received nationwide attention when the Chicago Tribune reported in 1903 that he was offering a new "course in love making"?
98. Ned Hanlon (7/28/14) 6,628 ... that "Foxy Ned" Hanlon (pictured), inventor of the "Baltimore chop", was "The Father of Modern Baseball"?
99. Walter L. Dodge House (1/8/09) 6,607 ... that the 1916 Early Modern Dodge House in West Hollywood, California, called one of the fifteen most significant houses in the United States, was demolished in 1970 to make way for apartments?
100. Junior Coghlan (9/22/09) 6,547 ... that Frank Coghlan said "damn" in Gone with the Wind, but is best known known for saying "Shazam" in Captain Marvel, the first big screen depiction of a comic book superhero?
101. San Buenaventura Mission Aqueduct (9/16/08) 6,512 ... that the seven-mile-long Ventura Mission Aqueduct, built between 1780 and 1815, has been called "an engineering marvel"?
102. William Dennison Clark (11/17-11/18/10) 6,192 ... that William Dennison Clark, whose "wretched blunder" in 1905 ended Michigan's 56-game unbeaten streak in football, killed himself 27 years later, reportedly expressing the hope to atone for his error?
103. Franklin Morse (7/10-7/11/09
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6,188 ... that American football halfback Franklin Morse (pictured) was the model for a drawing, prints of which reportedly "hung in most college rooms throughout the country" during the 1890s?
104. The Jet Propelled Couch 6,167 ... that the producers of The Jet Propelled Couch hired "Miss Color TV", Vampira (pictured in black and white), and several Miss Americas to portray attractive creatures inhabiting an imaginary planet?
105. Ernie Lopez (10/8-10/9/09) 6,141 ... that the selection of Ernie "Indian Red" Lopez for the California Boxing Hall of Fame led to his discovery in a Texas homeless shelter after being missing for 12 years?
106. Hacienda Arms Apartments (11/24/08) 6,104 ... that Hacienda Arms on the Sunset Strip was the "most famous brothel in California" in the 1930s and now houses a celebrity-owned restaurant described by Newsweek as "so hip it hurts"?
107. Willie Hernández (9/4/22) 6,069 ... that Puerto Rico's Willie Hernández (pictured) became the highest paid player in Detroit Tigers history after winning Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards and a World Series?
108. Irving Kane Pond (3/16/10) 6,054 ... that Irving Pond (pictured) designed three National Historic Landmarks, performed a backflip on his 80th birthday, and scored the first ever touchdown for the Michigan Wolverines?

Sports[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Best of baseball

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Charlie Bennett 2007, 2014 49,578 35,504 MLB catcher 1878-1893, career ended in 1894 when train crushed his legs
2 Marty Bergen (baseball) 2007-08-24 24,583 231,660 Baseball murder/suicide
3 Steve Boros 2012 57,665 33,325 Player for UM (1956-57) and MLB (1957-65), manager (1983-86)
4 Donie Bush 2007, 2013-2014 65,962 28,823 Tigers shortstop 1908-1921 1919-1935
5 Count Campau 2014 25,543 11,219 MLB outfielder for Detroit (1888), star for Detroit MiLB teams 1889-1890, 1894-1895
6 Joe Coleman 2014 27,618 56,120 Pitcher 1971-1976
7 Sam Crawford 2007 22,986 283,926 Detroit Tigers outfielder 1903-1917, Baseball HOF
8 Duncan Curry 2012 24,843 9,806 Baseball pioneer, president of Knickerbockers
9 Sam Dungan 2017-2018, 2020 22,268 4,740 Detroit OF 1890s
10 Fred Dunlap 2011 34,013 23,316 MLB 2B 1880-1891
11 Darrell Evans 2019-2020 43,474 197,737 MLB 1969-1989, AL HR leader 1985
12 Johnny Gee 2012 46,278 18,651 Pitcher for UM (1935-1937), MLB (1939-1946); tallest person to play MLB until Randy Johnson
13 Charlie Gehringer 2007 49,276 200,882 Baseball HOF
14 Pretzels Getzien 2013-2014 29,696 14,395 MLB pitcher 1884-1892, compiled records of 30–11 and 29–13 in 1886 and 1887, known for his "pretzel curve"
15 Ned Hanlon (baseball) 2014 59,064 66,017 MLB outfielder 1880-1892, Baseball HOF
16 Harry Heilmann 2007, 2016 72,224 99,492 Detroit Tigers outfielder, 1914-1929, 4x AL batting champion, BHOF
17 Willie Hernández 2022 29,638 136,075 MLB relief pitcher, Cy Young, MVP and World Series in 1984
18 John Hiller 2019 46,303 69,696 Detroit Tigers pitcher 1965-1980
19 Max Kase 2011 36,626 38,414 New York Journal-American 1938-1966, Pulitzer Prize
20 Chet Lemon 2018 24,883 154,353 MLB center fielder 1975-1990, 3x All-Star
21 Mickey Lolich 2007, 2011, 2019 33,312 354,674 MLB pitcher 1963-1979
22 Bobby Lowe 2011 30,209 34,919 2B 1904-1907
23 Heinie Manush 2016 41,307 88,340 MLB outfielder 1923-1939, AL batting champion 1926, BHOF
24 Win Mercer 9,505 36,261 MLB pitcher 1894-1902
25 Deacon McGuire 2014 59,621 29,594 Catcher 1884-1912, set MLB records for games caught
26 Prince Oana 2007, 2014 26,775 22,894 Tigers OF, 1943, 1945
27 Tip O'Neill (baseball) 2014 28,124 91,367 MLB outfielder 1883-1892, AA triple crown 1887, BHOF
28 Dave Orr 2014 25,870 38,876 MLB 1883-1890, .342 career batting average, stroke ended career 1890
29 Marv Owen 2016 20,172 15,187 3B 1931-1937
30 Lance Parrish 2022 37,421 220,169 MLB catcher 1977-1997, 8x All-Star, 3x Golden Glove
31 Hardy Richardson 2014 32,004 21,617 MLB OF 1879-1892; part of the "Big Four" acquired by Detroit in 1886
32 Aurelio Rodríguez 2019 37,009 107,158 MLB third baseman 1967-83
33 Boss Schmidt 2007, 2019 26,458 31,780 Detroit Tigers catcher 1906-1911
34 Mayo Smith 2013 71,981 72,919 Detroit Tigers manager 1967-1970
35 Mickey Stanley 2007, 2020 21,111 110,376 Detroit Tigers outfielder 1964-1978, 4x Gold Glove
36 Turkey Stearnes 2023 11,726 81,493 Detroit Stars 1923-1931, BHOF in 200; fifth highest slugging percentage in MLB history
37 Dummy Taylor 2011 33,327 43,558 MLB pitcher 1900-1908; highest paid deaf person in US during MLB career
38 Sam Thompson 2014 32,227 100,869 MLB outfielder 1885-1898, 3x NL RBI leader, BHOF
39 Bobby Veach 2007 19,462 34,026 Left fielder 1912-1925
40 Weldy Walker 2012 63,961 57.478 UM and MLB baseball player in 1880s; wrote 1888 plea for racial justice; later active in the Negro Protective Party
41 Bill Watkins 2014 51,744 12,000 MLB manager 1884-1899, Detroit 1885-1888
42 Lou Whitaker 2022 29,247 351,342 Detroit Tigers second baseman 1977-1995
43 Deacon White 2007 21,598 95,656 Baseball HOF
44 Will White 2014 35,476 46,949 MLB pitcher 1877-1886, first MLB player to wear glasses
45 John Wockenfuss 2007, 2019 25,632 80,570 Multiple 1974-1983
46 Rudy York 2019 30,101 81,500 MLB catcher 1934-1948, 7x All-Star, AL HR and RBI leader, 1943
47 Chief Zimmer 2014 35,341 25,008 MLB catcher 1884-1903, first president of Players' Protective Association
48 1887 Detroit Wolverines season 2007 26,770 14,863 Won NL pennant and defeated St. Louis Browns in 1887 World Series
49 1919 Detroit Stars season* 2020 62,286 2,190 44–18 (.710) record, starring three BHOF inductees: OF Pete Hill (.396), OF Oscar Charleston, and SS José Méndez
50 1984 Detroit Tigers season 2007-09-12 98,781 303,312 Word Series champion

Football[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Charles A. Baird 2009-01-11 56,649 18,943 UM athletic director (1898-1909)
2 Gordon Bell* 2007-11-24 39,276 32,243 UM TB (1973-75), NFL (1976-78)
3 Bob Chappuis 2007-12-27 41,434 22,344 HB (1946-47), shot down over Italy in World War II; All-American and 2nd in Heisman Trophy voting (1947); Brooklyn Dodgers (AAFC) (1948) and Chicago Hornets (1949)
4 Dan Dierdorf 2016-10-08 33,665 563,700 UM OT (1968-70), Cardinals (1971-83), 5x All-Pro, NFL 1970s All-Decade team; CFHOF, PFHOF
5 Dan Dworsky* 33,104 22,113 Fullback, Center, Quarterback (1945-48), Los Angeles Dons (1949); later became an architect and designed Crisler Arena and Drake Stadium (UCLA)
6 Bump Elliott 2007 43,342 137,249 UM halfback 1946-1947, Big Ten MVP in 1947, UM head coach 1959-1968, CFHOF
7 Len Ford 2014-08-02
2020-02-11
54,609 58,819 UM DE (1945-47), AAFC/NFL (1948-58), 4x All-Pro, NFL 1950s All-Decade Team, PFHOF
8 Benny Friedman 2016-10-05 58,263 144,761 UM quarterback 1924-1926, NFL 1927-1934, CFHOF/PFHOF
0 Tom Harmon 2015-02-17 60,468 2,112,480 UM back 1938-1940, 1940 Heisman Trophy
11 Chuck Heater* 2010-08-08 24,414 44,051 UM RB (1971-74), asst coach multiple programs (1976-2021)
12 Ralph Heikkinen* 2007-11-25 45,417 10,720w UM guard (1936-38), AA (1939); UM MVP (1937, 1938), Brooklyn Dodgers (1939)
13 Willie Heston 2010-07-02 29,455 37,086 UM HB 1901-04; CFHOF
Elroy Hirsch 53,201 410,681
14 Bernard Kirk* 2009-03-29 24,364 6,942 End at Notre Dame (1918-19), UM (1920-22), AA (1922), died in car crash after 1922 season
15 Bob Mann 2010-09-25
2020-02-06
55,732 68,699 UM end (1944-47); All-Big Ten, 1947; Broke the Big Ten record for receiving yards in 1946 and again in 1947; NFL (1948-540; First African-American for both Lions and Packers
16 John Maulbetsch 2007-12-21 51,722 13,014 UM HB and 3x AA (1914-16), HC Phillips (1917-20), Oklahoma A&M (1921-28), Marshall (1929-30), CFHOF
17 Mike Murphy 36,264 29,190 UM football coach (1891), "the father of American track athletics", trained heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan
18 Irving Kane Pond 2010-03-06 40,921 13,852 Noted architect, scored first UM TD 1879
19 Merv Pregulman 2007-12-12 25,105 16,513 UM C/T (1941-43), narrowly survived kamikaze attack, NFL (1946-48), CFHOF
20 Germany Schulz 2007-12-18 53,200 63,210 UM center 1904-1908; CFHOF
21 Chuck Stobart 2022-12-01 25,565 43,383 Ohio QB (1956-59), asst coach at Miami (1967-68), Michigan (1969-76), HC Toledo (1977-81), Utah (1982-84), Memphis (1989-94)
22 William Wilson Talcott* 2010-11-29 32,796 11,419 UM football 1897-1900, later killed himself after wife joined a "love cult"
23 Bob Timberlake* 2007-11-21 24,548 47,920 UM QB (1962-64), AA and Chicago Tribune Silver Football (1964); New York Giants (1965)
24 John Wangler* 2010-08-14 35,451 42,564 UM QB (1977-80), All-Big Ten (1980)
25 Willis Ward* 2008-01-23 39,495 99,790 3x All-American in track and field; NCAA high jump champion; second African-American to earn varsity letter in football at Michigan; Georgia Tech refused to play Michigan in 1934 if Ward played
26 Bob Westfall 2009-07-27 24,294 12,116 UM FB (1939-41), AA (1941), Lions (1944-47), All-Pro (1945), CFHOF
27 History of Michigan Wolverines football in the early years 133,109 34,818 History of UM football pre-1901
28 History of Michigan Wolverines football in the Yost era 112,453 21,766 UM football under Fielding H. Yost

Season articles[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 2023 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2022-12-07 166,124 312,592 15-0, national champion
2 1997 Michigan Wolverines football team 2009-2010 143,642 790,014 AP poll national champion (12–0), Charles Woodson Heisman
3 1980 Michigan Wolverines football team 2008, 2020 78,043 62,829 Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion, AP/UPI No. 4
4 1980 Big Ten Conference football season* 2016-11-02 68,679 8,693
5 1969 Michigan Wolverines football team 2012, 2019 76,078 66,188 Big Ten co-champion, Schembechler's first year, upset OSU
6 1964 Michigan Wolverines football team 2012 52,179 33,633 9–1, Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion, AP No. 4
7 1955 Hillsdale Dales football team* 2021-11-12 10,655 8,093 MIAA champion (9-0)
8 1953 Detroit Lions season 2016 35,547 26,692 10–2, NFL champion, defeated Browns in championship game, 7 PFHOF inductees: Bobby Layne, Doak Walker, Joe Schmidt, Jack Christiansen, Lou Creekmur, Yale Lary, Dick Stanfel
9 1952 Detroit Lions season 2016 42,135 29,898 9–3, NFL champion, defeated Browns in championship game, 6 PFHOF inductees: Bobby Layne, Doak Walker, Jack Christiansen, Lou Creekmur, Yale Lary, Dick Stanfel
10 1948 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2007-11-20 51,954 46,165 Consensus national champion 9–0
11 1947 Michigan Wolverines football team 2007, 2012 46,386 45,565 10–0 national champion
12 1935 Detroit Lions season 2010 28,846 28,674 In their second season in Detroit, the Lions placed first in the NFL's Western Division and went on to defeat the New York Giants in the 1935 NFL Championship Game.
13 1932 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2007-11-20 36,381 24,877 National champion (8–0)
14 1923 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2007-11-20 63,653 21,436 National champion (8–0)
15 1918 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2007-11-20 44,782 20,463 National champion (5–0)
16 1912 Army Cadets football team 2021 22,232 29,541 5–3, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley, Vernon Prichard, Robert Neyland, Leland Devore, Leland Hobbs, Louis A. Merrilat
17 1903 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2007-11-20 67,593 30,698 11–0–1, co-national champion (NCF)
18 1902 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2007-11-20 67,287 54,955 National champion (11–0)
19 1901 Homestead Library & Athletic Club football team* 2009-06-20 16,862 4,708 10–0, first professional football champion
20 1901 Michigan Wolverines football team* 2007-11-20 70,504 88,602 National champion (11–0), first Point-a-Minute team, won first Rose Bowl
21 1892 Yale Bulldogs football team 2020 20,146 10,239 13–0, national champion, Walter Camp head coach

Other football[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Bernie Bierman 6/1-3 32,384 62,851 Minnesota HC (1932-41, 1945-50) CFHOF
2 Joseph Carr 2016 33,075 64,718 Founder and president of NFL 1921-39, PFHOF
3 Dutch Clark 2017 57,369 146,516 Detroit Lions back 1931-1938, 6x All-Star, CFHOF/PFHOF
4 Jimmy Conzelman 2016 41,861 65,731 HB in NFL (1920-29), 1920s All-Decade team, head coach in NFL (1921-48), PFHOF
5 Paddy Driscoll 2017 55,063 92,329 QB/HB for Northwestern (1915-16) and in NFL (1919-29)
6 Mel Hein 27,745 105,033 C/LB for Washington State (1928-30) and NY Giants (1931-45), NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team, CFHOF/PFHOF
7 Larry Kelley 2022 20,300 112,922 Yale end, 1936 Heisman Trophy winner
8 Night Train Lane 2016 42,602 1,095,020 Defensive back in NFL 1952-1965, Pro Football HOF
9 William H. Lewis 2009 34,954 55,813 First African-American All-American; later Assistant US AG
10 Ernie Nevers 2017 63,685 220,466 Fullback for Stanford (1923-25) and in NFL (1926-31), consensus AA (1925), 1920s All-Decade team
11 Pete Pihos 2017 41,062 74,863 End for Indiana (1942-46), Philadelphia Eagles (1947-55), 3x AA, 1940s All-Decade team CFHOF/PFHOF
12 Joe Schmidt 2016 47,478 141,356 Detroit Lions linebacker 1953-1965, head coach 1967-1972, CFHOF/PFHOF
13 Ken Strong 2017 34,015 53,351 HB/FB for NYU (1928 AA) and NFL (1929-47),1930s All-Decadde team, CFHOF/PFHOF
14 Everett Strupper 13,791
15 Emlen Tunnell 2017 35,009 202,227 Safety for NY Giants (1948-58), set NFL record for INT, first AA in PFHOF, NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team
16 Bulldog Turner 2017 41,086 77,932 C/LB for Hardin-Simmons (1937-39) and Chicago Bears (1940-52), 1940s All-DecadetTeam, CFHOF/PFHOF
17 Doak Walker 2017 26,865 444,567 PFHOF
18 Bob Waterfield 2017 34,195 421,106 QB for UCLA (1941-44) and Cleveland/LA Rams (1945-52), NFL MVP (1945), 2x NFL champion, 1940s All-Decade team
19 Lorenzo White 8/11-8/12 24,695 121,956 MSU RB (1984-87), Big Ten MVP (1987), CFHOF

Other sports[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Fred Bonine 2012 11,610 4,813 UM athlete and sprint champion in 1880s; later a doctor who claimed to see 1.5 million patients in 40 years of practice
2 Franklin Cappon 2009 39,703 13,265 Basketball coach at Michigan (1931-1938), Princeton (1938-1961)
3 Osborne Cowles 2011 39,930 16,741 Basketball coach at Darmouth (1936-1946), Michigan, (1946-1958), Minnesota (1958-1959)
4 Keene Fitzpatrick 2009 48,899 5,655 Track coach and athletic trainer at Yale (1890–1891, 1896–1898), Michigan (1894–1895, 1898–1910), Princeton (1910-1932)
5 Vic Heyliger 2010 20,338 24,338 UM hockey player (1934-1937) and coach (1944-1957), 3 nat'l championships
6 Carol Hutchins 142,243 UM softball coach (1985-2022)
7 Cliff Keen 2008 17,943 55,369 UM wrestling coach, 1925-1970, coached 68 All-Americans
8 Micki King 2008 21,259 30,727 UM diver won 10 national championships 1965-1972, gold medalist at 1972 Olympics
9 Newt Loken 2008 12,623 6,069 UM gymnastics coach 1948-1983
10 Mayes McLain 2013 30,757 11,578 All-American football player and later a professional wrestler
11 Sam Mikulak 2012 34,107 664,782 Gymnast at Michigan, USA all-around champion (2013–2016, 2018–2019)
12 Mike Murphy 2009 36,259 29,151 Track coach, athletic trainer 1884-1913; trained John L. Sullivan; UM football coach 1891; "father of American track athletics"
13 Sierra Romero 2013 26,054 134,306 UM softball player 2013-2016
14 Sam Stoller 2009 22,109 144,807 UM sprinter excluded from 4x100 at 1936 Olympics to avoid embarrassing Hitler
15 Eddie Tolan 2009 29,471 86,722 UM track star won gold medals in 100 and 200 at 1932 Olympics
16 Thomas Trueblood 2008 24,692 15,337 UM elocution professor and golf coach, affiliated with UM for 67 years 1884-1951
17 Mel Wakabayashi 2009 17,157 25,596 UM hockey player (1964-1966)
18 William Watson (decathlete) 2008 13,848 5,038 UM athlete, first black captain of any team at UM; first black US decathlon champion; favorite for gold medal at 1940 Olympics cancelled due to WWII
19 1947–48 Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey season 2013 43,309 4,658 National champion
20 1963–64 Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey season 2013 42,970 3,166 National champion

Entertainment[edit]

Film/TV[edit]

Best of film/TV

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Wilfred Buckland 2009 20,130 8,415 Art director 1914-1927 pioneered architectural sets, miniature sets, and lighting techniques
2 Civilization 2009 18,634 64,935 1916 antiwar film, C. Gardner Sullivan
3 Forbidden Area (Playhouse 90) 2020 10,642 23,533 1956 TV play about Russian submarine attack on US, Charlton Heston stars, Rod Serling screenplay, John Frankenheimer director
4 In the Presence of Mine Enemies (Playhouse 90) 2020 10,325 25,561 1960 TV play about Warsaw Ghetto, written by Rod Serling, starring Robert Redford
5 Judgment at Nuremberg (Playhouse 90) 2020 14,622 33,685 1959 TV play about the Judges' Trial
6 The Plot to Kill Stalin 2020 13,435 19,990 1958 TV play about plot to kill Stalin; Melvyn Douglas as Stalin; Soviet Union closed CBS Moscow news bureau in retaliation
7 A Town Has Turned to Dust (Playhouse 90) 2020 13,147 23,748 1958 TV play about lynching of young Mexican man; written by Rod Serling; starring Rod Steiger and William Shatner; John Frankenheimer director
8 The Ford 50th Anniversary Show 2020 14,942 21,571 1953 TV special live on both NBC and CBS; Jerome Robbins choreography; Mary Martin/Ethel Merman duet; Edward R. Murrow/Oscar Hammerstein II closing comments on nuclear war
9 For Whom the Bell Tolls (Playhouse 90) 2020 12,401 11,802 1959 TV play based on Hemingway novel, John Frankenheimer, Jason Robards; Hemingway watched from "flea-bitten motel" and thought it was "terrific"
10 A Night to Remember (Kraft Television Theatre) 2020 16,550 20,353 1956 live TV drama about final night on the Titanic; directed by George Roy Hill; large cast; awards for technical production

Music[edit]

Best of msic

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Chaino 2011 9,781 13,337 Bongo player (1927-1999) who released exotica albums promoted with fictional biography as orphan rescued by missionary after his tribe was massacred
2 Celso Duarte 2010 12,123 6,976 Virtuoso of Paraguayan harp and Mexican jarocho harp
3 Fujiyama Mama 2020 9,411 20,309 Rockabilly hit in 1957 for Wanda Jackson, lyrics compare woman's energy to Mount Fuji and atomic bombs dropped on Japan
4 Macorina (song) 2020 7,622 13,566 1961 song by Chavela Vargas, became a "lesbian hymn"
5 My Baby Just Cares for Me 2007 10,643 316,009 Jazz standard by Walter Donaldson (music) and Gus Kahn (lyrics), Nina Simone version a hit in the 1980s
6 Shamir (musician) 2014 22,453 523,848 Singer-songwriter (born 1994) from Las Vegas
7 Tak Shindo 2011 20,827 18,107 Musician and composer (1922-2002) recorded exotica albums 1958-1962; later documentary about Manzanar where he was held
8 Wang Dang Sweet Poontang 2020 13,564 41,828 1977 rock song by Ted Nugent

Buildings[edit]

Historic sites[edit]

Best of historic sites

Rank Title Image Creation Size Views Description
1 Adamson House 2008 19,380 132,478 House in Malibu, "Taj Mahal of Tile"
2 Dunbar Hotel 2008 26,998 95,509
3 El Cortez 2008 23,690 182,457 Mission/Spanish Revival highrise hotel built 1927
4 El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument 2008 16,905 230,899 District surrounding plaza that was center of old Los Angeles starting in 1781; includes Olvera Street and Avila Adobe
5 Fire Station No. 23 2008 17,803 102,789 Fire station built 1910; used in filming Ghostbusters and other movies
6 Harold Lloyd Estate 2008 25,428 379,028 Large mansion and landscaped estate in Benedict Canyon built in late 1920s for Harold Lloyd
7 Hollywood Studio Club 2008 27,227 43,522
8 Judson Studios 2008 21,728 27,702 Fine art studio in Highland Park specializing in stained glass
9 Leonis Adobe 2008 24,204 123,516
10 Second Baptist Church (Los Angeles) 2011 36,655 14,443 Historic church in South LA, hosted NCAA national conventions in 1928, 1942, 1949, and site of speeches by MLK and Malcolm X
11 SS Catalina 2008 21,434 46,255 Steamship built 1924, carried more passengers than any other vessel, transport to Catalina; partially sunk in Ensenada 1997
12 Stimson House 2008 25,983 53,230 Richardson Romanesque mansion built 1891, target of 1896 dynamite attack
13 Sunset Tower 2008 17,045 187,358 Art Deco tower on Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, opened in 1931
14 Wilshire Boulevard Temple 2008 29,048 158,299 Jewish synagogue with large Byzantine revival dome and Hugo Ballin murals
15 National Register of Historic Places listings in Los Angeles 127,842 221,882 Historic places in Los Angeles
16 List of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments in Downtown Los Angeles 2008 53,763 103,602 Historic sites in downtown Los Angeles
17 List of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments in Hollywood 2009 61,037 139,081 Historic sites
18 List of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments in the San Fernando Valley 2008 49,822 40,608 Historic sites in San Fernando Valley
19 List of City of Long Beach historic landmarks 2009 25,763 46,126 Historic sites in Long Beach
20 List of San Diego Historic Landmarks 2009 37,273 90,260 Historic sites in San Diego
21 List of San Francisco Designated Landmarks 2009 63,628 225,550 Historic sites in San Francisco
22 City of San Luis Obispo Historic Resources 2019 54,045 5,063 Historic sites in San Luis Obispo

Churches[edit]

Best of churches

Rank Title Image Creation Size Views Description
1 Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Hollywood 2008 38,518 48,047 Hollywood church, weddings of Bing Crosby and John Wayne's daughters, funeral of John Ford
2 Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, San Pedro, California 2008 18,655 21,693
3 St. Andrew's Catholic Church (Pasadena, California) 2008 19,306 33,611 Pasadena church with Romanesque Revival campanile bell tower
4 St. Basil Catholic Church 2009 23,487 43,576 Church in Wilshire district, site of Chicano protests in 1960s
5 St. Charles Borromeo Church (North Hollywood) 2008 22,270 58,238 North Hollywood church noted for choir
6 St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church and School 2008 17,731 9,928
7 St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church 2009 15,210 76,726 Church in Brentwood, funerals of Nicole Brown Simpson and John Candy
8 St. Monica Catholic Church (Santa Monica, California) 2008 11,000 99,558
9 St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church (Burbank, California) 2008 15,728 15,764
10 List of churches in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago 2020 44,816 17,561 Church list
11 List of churches in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit 2020 72,620 11,164 Church list
12 List of churches in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia 2020 70,195 12,224 Church list

World War II pin-ups[edit]

Includes views via redirects.

Rank Title Photo Date Size Views Description
1 Pin-ups of Yank, the Army Weekly 2023-08-17 10,881 66,722
2 Selene Mahri 2013-09-17 12,505 38,012 Finnish-American model
3 Frances Vorne 2023-08-16 5,441 37,284 Model known as "The Shape", posed in bathing suit made of remnants of German parachute
4 Martha Holliday 2023-08-15 7,053 22,034 Actress whose pin-up caused near panic in U.S. Senate

Colombia[edit]

Rank Title Year Size Views Description
1 La Rebelión 2021 3,765 23,859 Joe Arroyo salsa song about African couple sold into slavery in Cartagena in 17th century
2 El Año Viejo 2021 7,811 20,300 Cumbia song first recorded 1953, now a traditional New Year song
3 La Pollera Colorá 2021 7,507 16,446 Cumbia song composed in 1960, rated the most iconic Colombian song of all time
4 El Camino de la Vida 2021 2,854 15,994 Chosen by the Academia Colombiana de Musica as the Colombian song of the 20th century
5 El Preso 2021 4,589 9,286 Fruko y sus Tesos song from 1975
6 Los Corraleros de Majagual 2021 4,260 9,169 Colombian music group from the Caribbean coast formed in 1961 with over 30 gold records
7 La Noche 2021 6,316 6,331 Salsa song by Joe Arroyo
8 Se Va el Caimán 2021 2,566 6,114 Cumbia song dating to 1945, ranked No. 6 on list of best Colombian songs of all time
9 Colombia Tierra Querida 2021 6,713 5,940 Cumbia song by Lucho Bermúdez, considered second national anthem
10 Cali Pachanguero 2021 3,998 4,889 Grupo Niche song from 1984, anthem of Colombian salsa
11 El Santo Cachón 2021 3,297 4,889 Vallenato song about infidelities in a Barranquilla park
12 Poppy Garden 2023 7,414 4,462 2012 Colombian film about father and son surviving violence in Nariño
13 Pueblito Viejo 2021 3,153 3,586 Colombian waltz inspired by the steep, cobbled streets of Socorro, Santander
14 La Piragua 2021 2,343 3,282 Cumbia song by José Barros
15 La Casa en el Aire 2021 2,900 3,123 Vallenato song by Rafael Escalona
16 Roa 2023 7,170 1,807 2013 film about man who assassinated Gaitán, triggering the Bogotazo
17 The Vampires of Poverty 2023 4,244 1,732 1977 Colombian mockumentary about misery porn
18 The Brickmakers 2023 3,389 395 1972 documentary about grueling life of family of brickmakers living on outskirts of Bogotá

Ventura County[edit]

Rank Title Photo Year Size Views Description
1 Burro Flats site 2008 13,304 83,760 Chumash pictographs near Simi Valley in Ventura County
2 Emma Wood State Beach 2018 7,994 51,887 State beach located on the west side of the Ventura River estuary, formerly part of the Taylor Ranch
3 Camarillo Ranch House 2008 21,956 38,666 Adolfo Camarillo's house in Camarillo, built 1892
4 Serra Cross 2018 20,090 29,025 Historic cross located on hillside over downtown Ventura, subject of litigation in 2003
5 Ventura Pier 2018 23,591 26,044 Wooden pier first built in 1872
6 Statues of Junípero Serra (Ventura, California) 2018 35,358 23,200 Statues of Serra, sculpted by Kangas; main statue removed in 2020 from site in front of City Hall after protests
7 Ventura County Courthouse 2018 26,728 22,470 Neoclassical building in downtown Ventura, formerly a courthouse, now city hall
8 Carnegie Art Museum 2008 13,283 16,742 Former Carnegie library in Oxnard, built 1907, now as an art museum
9 Ventura County Historic Landmarks & Points of Interest 2018 45,108 12,798 List of county-designated historic sites
10 City of Ventura Historic Landmarks and Districts 2018 46,632 12,937 List of city-designated historic sites
11 Ojai Valley Inn 2020 9,236 12,459 Historic inn dating to 1920s
12 Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital 2018 10,628 12,221 Mission Revival building, built by Cephas L. Bard in 1901, operated as a hospital for its first 30 years
13 Battle of San Buenaventura 2022 13,509 11,442 1838 battle between forces from Northern and Southern California representing competing claims to governorship
14 San Buenaventura Mission Aqueduct 2008 6,429 9,633 Remains of aqueduct that provided water to Mission San Buenaventura
15 Cephas L. Bard 2022 7,862 5,820 Doctor and pioneer in Ventura
16 E. P. Foster 2018 15,829 5,395 Ventura philanthropist
Ortega Adobe 2018 12,291 4,022 Adobe built 1857, home of Ortega family and Ortega Chile Packing Co.
Santa Gertrudis Asistencia 2018 12,839 3,315 Sub-mission built c. 1800, site buried in 1968 for construction of Route 33
Peirano Market 2018 20,295 2,535 Historic building in downtown Ventura built in 1877 operated by Peirano family for over 100 years

Crime[edit]

Rank Title Year Size Views Description
1 Procopio 2008 24,199 97,713 California bandit of late 19th century
2 John Barbato 2008 9,750 96,367 Former captain of Genovese crime family
3 List of homicides in California 2022 101,199 64,162 California homicides
4 Hazelwood massacre 2022 18,355 47,185 1971 murder of eight people at Detroit drug house; largest mass murder in Detroit history
5 List of homicides in Michigan 2022 24,596 42,811 Michigan homicides
6 Rock Road massacre 2022 22,536 30,862 1982 mass murder of seven family members at Michigan farmhouse; husband of daughter killed them on eve of divorced hearing
7 List of homicides in Wisconsin 2022 14,796 31,764 Wisconsin homicides
8 Troy axe murders 2022 15,468 27,784 1964 familicide of seven by former Royal Oak fireman after release from Pontiac State Hospital; killer left handwritten apology notes on each body
9 Murder of the DeLisle children 2022 18,124 25,076 1989 murder of four children when father drove station wagon into Detroit River
10 Royal Oak post office shootings 2022 9,703 19,856 1991 shooting at post office; four employees killed before perpetrator committed suicide
11 Court-martial of William T. Colman 2022 11,258 18,210 Selfridge commander shot black driver; protests followed light punishment
12 Richard Frederick Dixon 2022 19,522 10,056 Hijacked plane to Cuba, later killed police officer
List of homicides in Illinois 2023 46,062 9,067 Homicides in Illinois
List of homicides in Oregon 2023 13,657 2,063 Homicides in Oregon

Southern California[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Santa Monica State Beach 2008 10,228 166,823
2 Hillcrest Country Club 2008 20,152 154,277 Historically Jewish country club in west LA; Groucho Marx a member despite proclaiming he would not want to be a member of any club willing to have him as a member
3 Tea Fire 2008 17,027 116,457
4 Pico Boulevard 2008 19,783 104,485
5 Spring Street (Los Angeles) 2008 66,157
6 Van Nuys Boulevard 2008 16,705 61,165
7 Mentryville, California 2008 15,903 61,070
8 Sportsmen's Lodge 2008 13,556 54,169
9 Burbank Town Center 2008 11,634 44,533
10 Valley Presbyterian Hospital 2008 4,668 35,800
11 Sunburst 2008 8,500 33,641
12 Sayre Fire 2008 19,856 33,387
13 Reseda Boulevard 2008 13,304 32,151
14 Fallbrook Center 2008 5,010 28,196
15 Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center 2008 2,627 22,863
16 Bill Paparian 2008 13,978 22,175
17 Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway Park 2008 3,415 9,611

Years in Michigan[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 2020 in Michigan* 2020-05-11 68,796 5,288 COVID-19 pandemic; Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping plot; Edenville Dam collapse
2 1980 in Michigan* 2017-06-03 120,198 11,493 Record losses by Big Three and layoffs of 190,000 workers; defeat of the Tisch Amendment; and 1980 Republican Convention in Detroit
3 1975 in Michigan* 2017-09-06 17,685 5,463 Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa; sinking of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald; Ann Arbor Hospital Murders; Tigers trade Mickey Lolich for Rusty Staub; opening of Pontiac Silverdome
4 1974 in Michigan* 2017-05-20 70,241 9,808 Gerald Ford's elevation to President; decline in automobile industry; Supreme Court reversal of lower cour order requiring cross-district busing in metro Detroit
5 1965 in Michigan* 2017-08-16 37,545 4,716 1965 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak; Viola Liuzzo murder; auto boom; 1965 Michigan State Spartans football team ranked No 1 before losing Rose Bowl
6 1963 in Michigan* 2017-08-19 31,298 5,074 Detroit Walk to Freedom; Detroit loses bid to host 1968 Olympics; boom year in automobile industry; suspension of Alex Karras
7 1962 in Michigan* 2017-05-27 90,181 10,086 George Romney's campaign for governor; Wallenda family tragedy; record profits in automobile business
8 1960 in Michigan* 2017-08-08 33,952 5,872 Election of John Swainson as Governor; Tigers trade batting champion Harvey Kuenn for Rocky Colavito
9 1956 in Michigan* 2017-07-25 59,140 5,204 Tornado outbreaks; election of Eisenhower/Williams; slowdown in automobile production
10 1955 in Michigan* 2017-07-17 124,480 9,873 Guaranteed annual wage (GAW) agreements with UAW; Ann Arbor press conference announcing Salk polio vaccine; record production in automobile industry
11 1950 in Michigan* 2017-06-18 117,961 11,583 G. Mennen Williams declared governor after recount; Reuther's Treaty of Detroit; crash of Crash of Flight 2501; and "cow shed" murder→

Women[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Joanne Siegel 2011 9,380 175,702 Wife of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel and model for Lois Lane
2 Lillian Brown 2020 9,151 42,068 Makeup artist
3 List of college women's volleyball coaches with 750 wins 2011 8,613 36,353
4 Rommy Hunt Revson 2022 5,108 31,496 Inventor of scrunchie
5 Michigan Wolverines women's volleyball 2013 17,039 28,742
6 Donna Mae Mims 2009 8,823 28,119 First woman to win an SCAA car racing championship, known as "Pink Lady"
7 Rachel Hirschfeld 2008 4,810 26,052 Animal welfare attorney an activist (1945-2018)
8 ʻIolani Luahine 2008 13,349 22,680 Native Hawaiian dancer, chanter, and teacher (1915-1978), considered high priestess of hula
9 Alice McGrath 2009 11,182 20,679 Activist who participate in defense of Sleepy Lagoon murder
10 List of college women's soccer coaches with 300 wins 2011 12,884 20,404 List of coaches
11 Clara Williams 2009 9,193 17,497 Silent film actress (1888-1928) known for her "forty famous frocks"
12 Zoia Horn 2008 18,046 16,231 Librarian (1918-2014) jailed for refusing to share information in prosecution of anti-war activists
13 Phyllis Stadler Lyon 2021 4,157 12,281 Field hockey player
14 Beryl Benacerraf 2022 13,322 9,856 Pioneer in use of prental ultrasound to diagnose fetal abnormalities
15 List of college women's ice hockey coaches with 250 wins 2011 7,326 7,991 Bill Mandigo all-time leader
16 Gloria Nord 2010 6,421 7,543 Roller and ice skater and pinup girl
17 Dotty Fothergill 2021 12,265 5,684 Hall of Fame bowler
18 Florence Casler 2008 5,352 5,118 Real estate developer and contractor in 1920s and 1930s
19 List of college women's lacrosse coaches with 250 wins 2011 5,144 4,429 Sharon Pfluger all-time leader
Madelon Mason 2013 7,260 3,768 World War II pinup girl
Verna Grahek Mize 2021 7,278 3,780 Environmental activist, "First Lady of Lake Superior"
Rana Gorgani 2021 2,728 3,018 French-Iranian dancer in Sufi/whirling dervish style
Marie Hartwig 2008 10,275 2,555 UM professor of physical education and early advocate women's sports
Anita Cantaline 2019 2,687 528 Detroit-based bowler

Miscellaneous[edit]

Rank Title Creation Size Views Description
1 Death by coconut 2013 37,660 4,833,977 Deaths by falling coconuts
2 Eugene Goodman* 2021-01-13 27,499 557,584 Hero cop of January 6 insurrection
3 Dick Liddil 2008-11 8,011 337,274 Member of James-Younger gang
4 Michael van der Veen* 2021-02-12 14,290 314,508 Trump impeachment lawyer
5 David Schoen* 2021-02-09 13,976 209,044 Trump impeachment attorney
6 Willie Louis* 2013-07-27 10,924 162,712 Witness to murder of Emmett Till
7 Pico Boulevard 2008-03 18,655 112,828 Los Angeles thoroughfare
Orville L. Hubbard* 2007-09-18 23,517 86,375 Segregationist mayor of Dearborn 1942-1978
10 Amazon Pharmacy* 2020-11-17 5,725 70,389 Online pharmacy formed 2020
11 Robert P. Shuler* 2009-05-02 19,695 60,118 Los Angeles radio evanglist and 1932 candidate for Senate
Gogebic Range* { 2008-01-12 15,123 47,732 Area of iron ore deposits along Lake Superior
13 George E. Cryer 2009-05 19,903 44,086 Mayor of Los Angles during rapid growth, 1921-1929
14 Ernie Lopez* 2009-10-05 25,574 39,997 World welterweight boxing champion, found at a homeless shelter in Texas in 2004
15 Bruno Fonseca* 2008-06-23 6,515 31,906 New York artist (1958-1994)
16 Herbert Spiegel* 2010-01-10 10,520 30,487 Psychiatrist (1914-2009) who popularized therapeutic hypnosis
17 Henri Salmide 2010-03 6,211 27,433 German officer ordered to blow up port of Bordeaux, instead blew up German ordnance bunker
18 Donald Goerke* 2010-01-15 4,982 29,754 Invented SpaghettiOs
19 Jan Leighton* 2009-11-28 10,524 25,540 Actor, voice actor, hand model; Guineess record for playing more roles than any other actor
20 Neil Papiano 2007 31,248 24,485 California attorney
21 Charles H. Crawford* 2009-05-04 13,066 25,481 Head of the "City Hall Gang" in Los Angeles in the 1920s, reportedly a model for Raymond Chandler villains
22 Charles Bond (pilot)* 2009-09-09 10,911 22,197 WWII pilot with Flying Tigers in Burma and China
23 Gauthier Mvumbi* 2021-02-02 8,166 23,672 French handballer, "Shaq of handball"
24 Murray Sayle* 2010-09-22 23,073 19,767 Australian journalist and adventurer (1926-2010)
25 Dale Haney* 2022-10-09 7,312 28,060 White House groundskeeper and dog walker 1972-present
26 Bill Littlejohn* 2010-09-20 24,022 19,482 Animator (1914-2010), works included Tom and Jerry shorts
27 Victor Martinez* 2011-03-02 7,126 18,108 Poet and author (1954-2011), National Book Award for Parrot in the oven: Mi Vida
28 Dodge Morgan 2010-09-19 15,008 17,672 Manufacturer of radar detectors and first American to sail solo around world without stops
29 W. I. B. Crealock* 2009-10-09 8,915 16,960 Yacht designer and author
30 David Avadon* 2009-09-12 5,857 15,981 Illusionist billed as "premier exhibition pickpocket"
31 World Charter for Prostitutes' Rights 2008-11 14,295 15,864 Declaration of rights adopted 1985 to protect sex workers' rights
32 Nicolae Pleșiță* 2009-10-03 28,505 13,642 Romanian intelligence and secret police officer connected to Carlos the Jackal
33 Arnall Patz* 2010-03-23 13,791 12,130 Research led to reduction of childhood blindness, Presidential Medal of Freedom
35 Maria Gulovich Liu* 2009-10-03 10,497 10,103 Slovak schoolteacher and WWII resistance fighter who helped American and British agents escape Nazi-occupied territory
36 Kent Kane Parrot* 2009-05-02 10,366 9,989 Boss of municipal politics 1920s
37 Central Press Association* 2011-08-14 12,778 9,091 Newspaper syndicate based in Cleveland, operated 1910-1971
38 Norman Sas* 2012-07-19 9,212 8,334 Inventor of electric football
39 John T. Elson* 2009-09-21 5,900 7,686 Religion writer and editor of Time magazine, wrote in 1966 cover story "Is God Dead?"
40 Felix Wurman* 2010-01-02 13,425 7,547 Cellist and composer (1958-2009) created Church of Beethoven
41 Dick Larkins* 2008-07-14 7,922 6,091 Ohio State athletic director (1946-1970), hired Woody Hayes
42 Robert Searcy* 2009-09-10 8,205 6,034 Tuskegee Airman
43 Lester Shubin* 2009-11-30 7,541 5,509 Researcher who developed Kevlar for use in ballistic vests
44 George H. Torney* 2010-04-07 5,485 4,930 21st Surgeon General, served in Army (1875-1913)
45 Anton Zamloch* 2008-01-04 27,998 4,868 Magician who toured as "Zamloch the Great" 1869-1912

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