On June 17, 1939, Eugen Weidmann—a slick, handsome 31-year-old German—became the last person to be publicly executed via guillotine in France. His journey toward being a trivia-question answer started with a kidnapping gone awry, and spiraled into a deadly crime spree that spanned half of 1937.
Apparently Christopher Lee, the guy what played Saruman in LoTR, is a fan of metal. He's also a fan of Christmas. So, he did the only logical thing that someone who likes both metal and Christmas would do—he recorded a metal Christmas album. No, seriously.