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  • 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.