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TIL that the Disney Channel original movie, My Date With The President's Daughter, which came out 25 years ago today, hired Ronald Reagan's son to act as a Secret Service agent

R08Q TIL in 1998, during a soccer match in the Congo a lightning bolt struck the pitch and killed all 11 members of one team. The other team was left unscathed.
7rRNM TIL Toy Story had many rejected titles when looking for an official one, some of these including "Toyz in the Hood" and "The Cowboy & The Spaceman", in the end however they went with Toy Story which was originally just a temporary placeholder name during the creation of the project.
p895Q TIL that the Pink Triangle, a symbol for gay pride, was originally used to denote homosexuals in concentration camps. Because the symbol also identified other “sexual undesirables,” gay men were often left imprisoned when Allied troops liberated others from the camps.
JPx1 TIL: Cesar Millan’s wife (The Dog Whisperer) filed for divorce in March 2010. She ended up receiving a single payment of $400,000, monthly spousal payment of $23,000 (that’s $276,000 a year), AND $120,000 a year in monthly child support. Cesar Millan then attempted suicide.
KO616 TIL “Monster Mash” used low-budget sound effects for the recording: the sound of a coffin opening was made by a rusty nail being pulled out of a board; the sound of a cauldron bubbling was water being bubbled through a straw, and the chains rattling were simply chains being dropped on a tile floor.