“When were top hats invented? What is the current price of strawberries?” Members of a music hall audience would ask all this and more to Datas, “The Memory Man.” When asked, “When was an observatory built on top of St. Paul’s Cathedral?” he responded, “In 1821, when the Cross was taken down to be repaired and reguilt. Am I right, sir?” He was.
Discover the life and adventures of this incredible showman in our new Text-Based PDF. Datas was one of the most sensational performers of his day and baffled audiences with his superhuman memory which allowed him to commit vast amounts of information to his memory and recall it at will. Audiences members would ask him questions and he would seemingly know everything.
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