Archive For May 31, 2019
FACT OF THE DAY: Once again Stephen Curry is raising the bar. The Golden State Warriors superstar guard is the first player in NBA history to make 100 3-pointers during the NBA Finals.
FACT OF THE DAY: Operation MUZAK took place during World War II. The United States would have artists like Marlene Dietrich (a German star who became a US citizen) record sad, melancholic songs about lonely soldiers. The aim was to lower the moral of the German soldiers. In 1945 Dietrich was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contributions as the plan worked.
FACT OF THE DAY: Not to be mistaken with the small city of Cool, California (near Sacramento), Berlin, Germany has been nicknamed “The City of Cool”. The name was earned due to Berlin’s reputation as a music, art, and party city.
FACT OF THE DAY: The word come sheriff comes from the two words “Shire” and “Reeve”. Shire refers to land or county, while Reeve is the official who was in charge. Shire Reeve then became sheriff.
FACT OF THE DAY: Decoration Day was the originally name of Memorial Day. The first Decoration Day took place on May 5, 1868.
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FACT OF THE DAY: Bart Simpson is the world’s oldest 10 year old. His full name is Bartholomew J. Simpson. But what does the “J” stand for? It stands for JoJo… Bartholomew JoJo Simpson.
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FACT OF THE DAY: A nigglywiggly is the little piece of paper that extends out of a Hershey’s Kiss chocolate. Yes, that actually has a name.
FACT OF THE DAY: This six-time Grammy award winning band first started performing under the name Pectoralz. They then switched to the name Starfish. Finally they settled on Coldplay.
FACT OF THE DAY: Yes, the Arctic Monkeys were a talentless band. When the band first formed, none of the member could play a musical instrument. They’ve obviously learned a thing or two since then.
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