1. Author J. K. Rowling wrote the final chapter of the last Harry Potter book in 1990, 7 years before the release of the first book.
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  2. Harry Potter books have been translated into more than 70 languages.
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  3. The Harry Potter brand has been estimated to be worth as much as US$15 billion.
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  4. In 1990, Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling was on a crowded train from Manchester to London when the idea for Harry suddenly "fell into her head".
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  5. Harry Potter's author J.K. Rowling lost her billionaire status because she donated so much of her money to charity.
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  6. Publisher Bloomsbury offered just £2,500 in advance for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the first book of the series.
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  7. Daniel Radcliffe's stunt double for the first 6 Harry Potter movies was paralyzed from an accident on set in the 7th movie.
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  8. Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical, but J.K. Rowling said no.
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  9. Harry Potter and author JK Rowling share the same birthday
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  10. The Harry Potter series were the most banned books of the century in the U.S.
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  11. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final novel in the series, sold 11 million copies in the first 24 hours of release.
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  12. The whole Harry Potter series contains 199 chapters, 4,224 pages and 1,090,739 words and has been made into 19 hours and 39 minutes of film.
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  13. Novelist Stephen King said that Professor Umbridge from the Harry Potter series is the "greatest make-believe villain to come along since Hannibal Lecter."
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  14. Harry Potter was born in 1980, so he's over 35 by now.
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  15. President Obama has read every Harry Potter book.
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  16. Over 500 girls have been named Hermione since the first 'Harry Potter' movie came out.
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  17. Harry Potter books were translated from British to American English.
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  18. The first Harry Potter volume was translated into Ancient Greek, making it the longest published work in Ancient Greek since the 3rd century AD.
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  19. There are 106 people named Harry Potter in the U.S., according to the Census Bureau.
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  20. World speed reading champion Anne Jones read all 607 pages of the last Harry Potter book in just 47 minutes.
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  21. Steven Spielberg declined to direct the Harry Potter movies and said "It's just like withdrawing a billion dollars and putting it into your personal bank accounts. There's no challenge."
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  22. Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter, was allergic to Harry Potter glasses.
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  23. For the release of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," over 9,000 FedEx trucks were used with no other purpose than to deliver the book.
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  24. Actor Daniel Radcliffe once wore the same outfit for 6 months to make paparazzi angry.
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  25. It took J.K. Rowling 6 years to write the "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone"
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  26. There's an actual course on Harry Potter being taught at Ohio State University.
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