Today’s Weekly Calendar Fun Fact:
Captain Crunch’s real name is Horatio Magellan Crunch and he was born on Crunch Island in the Sea of Milk.
Some of the most beloved characters in all of pop culture are known by a nickname. By the age of 10, you already know a slew of them: Barbie, Mr. Clean, Peppermint Patty, the Pillsbury Doughboy, the Wizard of Oz, etc. They come from books, movies, music and popular products and become a huge part of our daily lives.
Did you know that your favorite characters actually have REAL names? Much like Sonny the Cuckoo Bird from Cocoa Puffs, these cherished characters have unique origin stories, backgrounds and even families. Take a gander at the government names of some of your favorite characters!
If you need a GRRR-eat trivia question, the S.S. Guppy was the name of Captain Crunch’s boat.
Check out the video below to find out the TRUE names of some of the most beloved characters of all time!