Monday, July 18, 2011

Harry Potter's Fun Facts

16,000 people auditioned for the role Harry Potter in the U.K. and U.S-Source

Harry Potter's books were translated into 67 languages-Source

Rowling was the first billionaire author-Source

The Bloomsbury accepted the Harry Potter's manuscript in 1996-Source

The numbers 2,3,4 and 7 are symbolic in the Harry Potter's series-Source

Both Harry Potter and JK Rowling were born on July 31st-Source

Harry Potter's birthday is on 1980 so technically he is older than Daniel Radcliffe-Source

'Voldemort' comes from a French word meaning "fly from death"-Source

Cedric Diggory was one of the 4 students who died in the series-Source

The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge was Rowling's favorite book as a child-Source

"Harry’s godfather’s name, Sirius Black, comes from the name of one of the brightest stars in the sky, the “Dog Star” or Sirius (from the Greek word seirios, meaning “burning”). The star is a symbol of the goddess Isis and was central to the religion and philosophy of Egypt."-Source

Daniel's favorite book from the series is Harry Potter and the prisoner of the Azkaban-Source

1 comment:

Sikk√° said...

I never thought Daniel Radcliffe and I would have something in common, but PoA is my favourite HP book as well. :D

Great post!


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