July 22, 2013

Bonnie & Clyde Facts

Facts Related to This Episode

  • John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison on May 26, 1907.

  • John Wayne's nickname was "The Duke." Like "Indiana" Jones, he was nicknamed after the family dog.

  • John Wayne appeared in more than 170 movies, and starred in over 140.

  • Bonnie and Clyde's gang was ambushed in Dexter, Iowa on July 24, 1933.

  • Only one member of the posse that attacked Bonnie and Clyde's gang was injured.

  • Authorities were tipped off by the discovery of bloody clothing at the campsite.

  • The posse used a wide variety of weapons, including at least one submachine gun.

Nat Geo TV App

The Nat Geo TV App

Watch your favorite National Geographic Channel shows the day after they air.

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play