“Cesso”: because the Cabinet is also called So?

By |2019-09-03T01:50:55+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Anecdotes and curiosities, Anecdotes and curiosities, Great Civilizations, Middle Ages, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Former cabinet "Cesso" It is a word that we all know and use not only to define commonly swim, but also as a synonym for something (or someone) that we find unpleasant. Well, have you ever wondered where to derive this term? Do you know its origin? Actually there is nothing behind [...]

Film Red Light: when it was Prime Screened in Italy?

By |2019-07-08T01:41:18+00:00July 8th, 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Female Nude start '900. It dates back to 1901 the first showing of a movie at red lights in Italian The first film red light was shown in Italy on the evening of 25 October 1901 (also see http://www.pilloledistoria.it/7172/storia-contemporanea/anna-fallarino-in-casati-stampa). The event, as you can imagine quite expected from a public quite pruritic, It took place in [...]

The Look of Oscar Wilde

By |2018-10-15T02:44:17+00:00October 15th, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

The eccentric look of Oscar Wilde Egocentric, quirky and ingenious, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) It is one of the most famous in history dandy. Irish, son of an eye doctor and a poet, in the writer's life, one of the greatest of contemporary literature, It is also famous for the original way of dressing (http laws://www.pilloledistoria.it/4283/storia-contemporanea/sorriso-guasto-oscar-wilde). But what it was [...]

Lingerie “Frozen” di Marilyn Monroe

By |2018-07-18T03:02:44+00:00July 18th, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Cinema-TV-Show, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Marilyn Monroe. The actress he used to keep in the freezer then wore lingerie from consummate diva and famous women for attractiveness, Marilyn Monroe knew how to preserve what Mother Nature had generously given: a physical fantastically feminine. The breast was perhaps his greatest strength and actress point [...]

Servants in Versailles: how were?

By |2018-10-13T05:09:03+00:00January 10th, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Luigi XIV a Versailles. The number of servants at the palace was impressive how many servants worked in Versailles in the era of its heyday, then at the turn of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries? How many men and women needed the biggest and luxurious palace in the world to keep this? Curiosity rises [...]

Alessandro Manzoni maybe it was not a…Manzoni

By |2017-08-23T05:40:38+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Giulia Beccaria with the small Alessandro Manzoni was born in Milan on 7 March 1785 the marriage of Giulia Beccaria, daughter of the famous Caesar, and Peter, belonging to one of the noblest families of the city, but few sources a serious challenge to the above fatherhood: see why. To heal the poor conditions [...]

Franco Califano “He copied” Leopardi?

By |2018-10-14T01:05:15+00:00July 21st, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Contemporary history|

Manuscript of the Infinite of Leopardi; Perhaps Franco Califano was inspired just to the great poet for the title of one of his most famous songs Everything else is boring is the title of one of the most famous songs by Franco Califano, but it is possible that it was taken from an essay by [...]

Fiorentina: when the jersey was White and Red

By |2018-10-14T02:05:32+00:00June 5th, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

One of the first band of Fiorentina (1926-27). It seems strange to imagine Fiorentina with a different shirt from the violet, yet when the glorious club was born, in 1926, the official uniform shape and color had completely different set of: the shirt was in fact half red and half white with a lily on the chest. The reason [...]

Sinking of Titanic, New Theory: Blame was the Moon?

By |2019-01-04T06:06:39+00:00June 3rd, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Sinking of Titanic: a reconstruction have passed exactly 105 years from the sinking of the Titanic, inabissatosi into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean on the night of 14 and the 15 April 1912, but this tragic event and fascinating at the same time, he never stopped talking or, even less, to investigate. According to two physical [...]

The Bidet Princess Sissi

By |2018-10-14T02:39:31+00:00April 28th, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Contemporary history|

The bidet Sissi What you see in the picture is the bidet belonged to the Empress of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria, better known as Sissi. Well yes, over 800 personal hygiene began to become more and more organized and diligent, beginning, as it is obvious, from the upper layers of the population. The model belonged to Sissi, [...]