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- Though Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin was born in Sandpoint, Idaho.
- Poet John Heywood penned, "An ill wind that bloweth no man to good," in 1546.
- The Dewey Decimal System was developed by Melvil Dewey in 1876.
- The word solstice comes from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still.)
- John Cusack played the role of Hoops McCann in the movie, One Crazy Summer.
- The earliest snowfall on record for Toronto was Oct. 21, 1969 with 7.1 cm.
- A "berk" is an idiot, a cockney slang word from the rhyme, "Berkshire Hunt." (Say no more)
- To prorogue a Parliament is to suspend it without dissolving it (ie: RUN AWAY!)
- Billboard Magazine premiered its all-genre singles chart, "The Hot 100," in August 1958.
- Mojo Magazine was first published on October 15, 1993.
- Keith Moon died in September 1978 after dining with Paul and Linda McCartney.
- Jazz pianist, Vince Guaraldi was an army cook in the Korean War.
- Lemon juice is sometimes used to relieve the pain of bee stings.
- Alan Moore created the 12-part Watchmen series published by DC comics.
- The Beatles' songs, "Slow Down" and "Dizzy Miss Lizzie" were written by Larry Williams.
- Mickey Rooney's real name is Joseph Yule, Jr.
- The Harvest Moon is the full moon nearest the autumn equinox.
- Gerry Rafferty was the original producer of Richard and Linda Thompson's Shoot Out the Lights.
- Mr. Dithers is Dagwood Bumstead's boss in the comic strip Blondie.
- Earth Hour began in Sydney, Australia in 2007.
- Antonio Vivaldi wrote "Le quattro stagioni," The Four Seasons, in 1723.
- The robin (Turdus migratorius) is a migratory songbird of the thrush family.
- The tulip is associated with Holland, but both the flower and its name originated in the Persian empire.
- In cricket, a sundry is a run scored by a means other than a batsman hitting the ball.
- A twit is a weak or thin place in yarn caused by uneven spinning. It's also a silly bunt.
- John Henry "Doc" Holliday was a gambler and a gunfighter. Oh, and a dentist too.
- Rick Danko was born in Green's Corners, just outside of Simcoe, Ontario.
- In badminton, the shuttlecock is struck by the players with their racquets. Ouch!
- Bud Light Lime was introduced to the world in 2008. Lime B'light.
- The Arizona State Bird is the Cactus Wren.
- The meat of a pig with H1N1 poses no risk of infection when properly cooked.
- In 1996, Time Magazine named Salon Magazine the best website of the year.
- Dick Ebersol of NBC Olympics is married to Susan Saint James. Kate. Or Allie. Or Wife...
- Thomas Crapper made the first toilet out of cedar because it smelled nice and felt kinda warm.
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