MINI BELIEVE IT OR NOT –
The song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” was twice cut from The Wizard of Oz because the directors thought it was too long and slow.
- The entire song isn’t even three minutes long
- The song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song
- It became the signature song of Judy Garland’s career
- It’s one of the most popular songs on the 20th century and has been covered hundreds of times
“BIONs” – short for Believe It or Not – is the word we use at Ripley’s to refer to anything that is unbelievable and worthy to become part of Ripley’s lore and collection.