Kim Jong Il Dies of Heart Attack 17 December - North Korea Test Fires Short-Range Missile On Same Day
Weird Facts About Kim Jong Il:
Kim Jong Il's Supernatural Birth:
According to official North Korean literature, Kim Jong Il was born in a log cabin at his father's secret base on North Korea's sacred Mt Paektu in 1942. His birth were heralded by a swallow and caused winter to change to spring, a star to illuminate the sky and rainbows to spontaneously appear.
According to Soviet documents, Kim Jong-il was born in Siberia in 1941 while his parents were there during the Japanese occupation of Korea.
Kim Jong Il, Five-Year-Old Killer:
When Kim Jong-il was five years old, his younger brother Kim Shu-ra drowned in the family's swimming pool in a mansion in Pyongyang. According to unconfirmed Soviet reports, Jong-il caused the accident.
Kim Jong Il Could Control the Weather:
Kim spread the myth among citizens that he had "magical power" to control the weather depending on his mood.
Kim Jong Il was the Best Golfer the World Has Ever Seen:
In 1994, Pyongyang media reported that Kim Jong-il shot an amazing 11 holes-in-one to achieve an unprecedented 38-under-par game on a regulation 18-hole golf course - on his first try at golf. This record-breaking feat was verified by each of his 17 bodyguards.
Kim Jong Il Loved Film so much he Kidnapped Two Filmmakers:
A filmmaking author with a collection of over 20,000 movies, Jong-il's passion for the art led him to kidnap South Korean director Shin Sang-ok and his actress wife Choi Eun-hee to make Pulgasari, basically a Socialist version of Godzilla. The couple made an escape by fleeing to the American embassy in Austria while on a trip to finalize plans for Pulgasari's sequel.
Kim Jong Il, Fashion Icon:
Pyongyang announced the leader had become a worldwide fashion icon after Rodong Sinmun, a Communist Party newspaper in North Korea, reported Kim Jong-il's suits had become a global fashion phenomenon. An "unidentified French fashion expert" agreed: "Kim Jong-il mode, which is now spreading expeditiously worldwide, is something unprecedented in the world's history."
Kim Jong Il Didn't Defecate:
According to the official biography on the North Korean state web site, Kim Jong-il didn't defecate. The biography has since been taken down.
Kim Jong Il Lured Short People with Wonder Drug that Promised to Make Them Tall, then Kidnapped Them:
Kim Hyun-sik, a former tutor to Jong-il, said the government handed out pamphlets to thousands of people selling a wonder drug that would make them taller. When they responded to the ad, they were sent away to "uninhabited islands in an attempt to end their 'substandard' genes from repeating in a new generation," Hyun-sik said.
Kim Jong Il Only Ate Rice of Uniform Standard in Length and Color:
A nephew of Jong-il's first wife, Lee Young Nam, wrote that the obsessive leader insisted his rice be cooked using trees cut from Mt. Paektu (the mountain where he was born), and that he had female staff inspected each grain of rice to make sure it met his strict standards.
Kim Jong Il, World's Biggest Drinker of Hennessey Cognac:
A study by Dr. Jerold Post, a former CIA psychologist, revealed that Kim Jong Il loved a Hennessey cognac that retails for $630 a bottle in Korea - $270 less than the average Korean annual income, $900. "He is the largest customer over the last 10 years, averaging between $650,000 and $720,000 a year."
Kim Jong Il, Movie Buff:
Kim owned a vast collection of more than 20,000 videotapes and DVDs and was particularly fond of movies starring Elizabeth Taylor. His other movie favorites included the "Friday the 13th," "Rambo" and "Godzilla" movies and Hong Kong action cinema.
Kim Jong Il Loved Roast Donkey:
Even though Kim refused to consume foreign food and drinks publicly, his former chef, the Japanese Kenji Fujimoto, reported in 2004 being sent to foreign nations in search of delicacies for the leader. Kim developed a liking for fine wines from France, roasted donkey meat and freshly cooked lobsters. He reportedly imported $700,000 worth of Hennessy cognac per year.
Kim Jong Il Personality Disorders:
A personality evaluation report of Kim Jong-il, compiled by Frederick L. Coolidge and Daniel L. Segal, suggested that the "big six" group of personality disorders -- sadistic, paranoid, antisocial, narcissistic, schizoid and schizotypal - shared by dictators Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and Saddam Hussein - were dominant in the North Korean leader.
Kim Jong Il, Songwriter:
The song, "No Motherland Without You," proclaiming the dictator's wisdom and virtues, was written in 1992 upon his orders. The song containing the phrase, "We cannot exist without you, Comrade Kim Jong-il! The Motherland cannot exist without you!" was frequently broadcast through radio and loudspeakers in the North Korean capital Pyongyang.
Kim Jong Il, Internet Expert:
Kim considered himself an Internet expert, even though North Korean citizens were banned from using mobile phones or the Internet. "I'm an Internet expert too. It's all right to wire the industrial zone only, but there are many problems if other regions of the North are wired," he said during summit talks with South Korea's president in 2007.
Kim Jong Il Fear of Flying:
Kim inherited his fear of flying from his father and always travelled in armored private trains. His death, according to the North Korean television, occurred during a rail journey to a region outside Pyongyang.
Now that he's gone who we gonna make fun of? - STORMBRINGER SENDS
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