Archive | July, 2009
Weeki Wachee Mermaids Swim to Huge Crowds Again at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

Weeki Wachee Mermaids Swim to Huge Crowds Again at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 26,2009) – The mermaids from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida packed the house again at Ripley’s Aquarium during their July 24-26 visit. They performed 12 shows over the three days, all to standing-room only crowds. “They put on a magnificent show and our aquarium guests absolutely loved them,” said Peter MacIntyre, general manager. “The […]

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Fertility Statues Mark the Start of the Summer of Love at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London

Fertility Statues Mark the Start of the Summer of Love at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London

London (July 15, 2009) – As London experiences one of the hottest summers in recent history – Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, the global authority on the weird, strange and bizarre – has added a one of a kind exhibit. Two authentic African fertility statues, which 2,000 women believe may have helped them become pregnant, […]

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Sideshow King Todd Robbins to Perform at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

Sideshow King Todd Robbins to Perform at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

New York (July 15, 2009) – Todd Robbins has eaten more than 4,000 lightbulbs – all in the name of entertainment! He also drives nails up his nose and swallows swords, but he’s lost count on those acts! He also puts on a great, albeit, unusual and exciting show, which he will share with New […]

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London’s Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum Featured in the Philippine Star

Nice story today about Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in London. Read it in The Philippine Star.

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Ripley Radio

Coming soon to the airwaves! Ripley Radio will broadcast a series of radio shows about the odd, the bizarre, and everything Ripley. We will also involve our Twitter and blog followers to ask questions live during the show.

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Original Sideshow Geek Returns to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Myrtle Beach

Original Sideshow Geek Returns to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 8, 2009) - By popular demand, the self-proclaimed Original Sideshow Geek, Swami Yomahmi, has returned to his favorite spot in Myrtle Beach for the summer, the plaza in front of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!  Odditorium at 901 N. Ocean Boulevard.  He will perform three shows a day, Monday - Saturday, through August 15 […]

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Ripley’s Tim O’Brien Appears on Whine Time Radio with January Jones

Radio host January Jones talks with Ripley’s VP Communications, Tim O’Brien about the joys of working for a company whose main goal is to entertain and put smiles on people’s faces. The show is available on a live stream at noon Eastern time on July 9, and is archived thereafter. Hear Tim on Whine Time […]

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Remember Michael Jackson with Free Public Tribute at the Hollywood Guinness Museum

Remember Michael Jackson with Free Public Tribute at the Hollywood Guinness Museum

Hollywood, Calif.  (July 7, 2009) – As thousands of fans gather in and around the Staples Center in Los Angeles to celebrate the life of Michael Jackson, the Guinness World Records Museum in Hollywood will unveil a commemorative outdoor display and giant card to share and remember the King of Pop’s 1992 appearance at the […]

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Gumball Portrait of Michael Jackson Goes on Display for Limited Showing at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

Gumball Portrait of Michael Jackson Goes on Display for Limited Showing at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – (July 2, 2009) – Michael Jackson fans in Orlando can see the late pop star like they’ve never seen him before. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is putting a Michael Jackson portrait made from gumballs on display in the lobby of the Orlando Odditorium.    Portrait made from 12,784 gumballs has never […]

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Ripley’s St. Augustine to Welcome Fitness “Freak” Eddie Nelson

St. Augustine, Fla. (July 1, 2009) – Think you can do more pull-ups than some 69-year-old man?  Think again.  Especially if that “old” man is Jacksonville, Fla. native Eddie Nelson.  Nelson has appeared twice in the Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! cartoon panels thanks to amazing physical feats he has performed at an age when […]

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