Because online information is something that has to be interpreted, no matter how straightforward it seems, and you can easily be wrong about the whole thing, I’ve has some interesting mysteries popping up lately. One was a photo I ran across while searching for a different person entirely, who had the first name Fawzia. Google gave me all sorts of photos and some looked like Vivien Leigh.
I wondered what Vivien Leigh had to do with this, so clicked on a photo, and it turned out to the Princess Fawzia of Egypt, who married the Shah of Iran (the one who was deposed by the Ayatollah). She was very beautiful. She was his first wife, and apparently the first woman there to ask for and get a divorce.
In some photos she really does look just like Vivien Leigh, though.
Another mystery was another identity thing. There is a huge Chinese retail company called Jing Dong, which goes by JD for short, and runs the website JD.com. Years ago I was in contact with someone in NYC, and now I am wondering if Jing Dong once owned an Army-Navy store in New York, and may have been using the name Jon Dee. The name is not Chinese but it’s a possible Americanization of a Chinese name. This person owned multiple numeric domains and used some for his email, and this makes me suspect he was Chinese, at least. Chinese are the biggest users of number domains.
And I found that the surname Chacko is Indian. For a long time I connected it vaguely with Australia or New Zealand — which of course it could be too.