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by Florence Shea






The only time Ralph Edwards did not host This Is Your Life, was on January
30, 1957. The substitute host was Ronald Reagan.

The first ABC-TV series to be rated number one for an entire season was
Marcus Welby M.D., in 1970-71.

A baby octopus is about the size of a flea at birth.

Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second.

President George W. Bush is related to all other U.S. Presidents.

Rain contains vitamin B12

There are no ants in Iceland, Antarctica and Greenland.

A paratrichosic person has extra hair in unusual places.

Sailors wore tattoos in the belief that it would prevent catching smallpox.

The most common reason for a visit to the ER in the U.S. is stomach cramps.

Sigmund Freud was afraid of ferns.

The zygomaticus muscle is used for smiling.

Willis Carrier invented air conditioning. The first air conditioning unit was
installed in 1902.

The first drive-in theatre opened in New Jersey. The drive-in was created by
Richard Hollingshead in 1933.

The first Ferris wheel appeared in Chicago and was invented by George W.
Ferris in 1893.  

The pineapple plant originated in South America. It didnít reach Hawaii until
the early nineteenth century.

Albert Einsteinís last words were not understood because his nurse did not
speak German.



July 3, 2015



Sources: triviafool.com; funfunnyfacts.com; triviaplaying.com;
triviachamp.com; brainiest.com


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