Page 17

Untitled

24 2006 8 12 21 55 5:55 AM

155.   There is now an ATM at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, which has a winter population of two hundred people.  

156.   The "Mexican Hat Dance" is the official dance of Mexico.  

157.   Singer Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.  

158.   An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.  

159.   American President Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) used to like Vaseline being rubbed on his head while he ate breakfast in bed.  

160.   Every single hamster in the United States today comes from a single litter captured in Syria in 1930.  

161.   The smallest man ever was Gul Mohammed (1957-1997) of India, who measured 1 feet, 10 inches.  

162.   The Christmas season begins after sunset on December 24th and lasts until January 5th. This is also known as the Twelve Days of Christmas.  

163.   One billion seconds is about 32 years.  

164.   On April 4, 1974, John Massis of Belgium pulled two New York Long Island railroad passenger cars totaling 80

Page 17 of 49

500interestingfacts 121030114119 phpapp01 (1)  
Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you