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Welcome to the Mine of Useless Information on Monday 11 December 2017

A random quote from our archives...

"A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday."
Thomas Ybarra

...more quotes

A random fact...

The owl parrot can't fly, and builds its nest under tree roots.

...more trivia

Five random people born today...

  • Grabbe, writer (1801)
  • Rita Moreno, [Rosa Dolores Alverio], Humacao PR, West Side Story (1931)
  • Erin Moorad, Chicago, Illinois, pairs skater, & Richard Gillam (1973)
  • Leonard Friedman, violinist (1930)
  • Doug Nussmeier, NFL quarterback for the New Orleans Saints (1970)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Herbert Sally Frankel, economist, dies at 93 (1996)
  • Johan C J van Schagen, Dutch poet and writer (Narrenwijsheid), dies (1891)
  • John Heawood, actor singer/choreographer (Pleasure Garden), dies at 75 (1995)
  • Claire Carleton, New York City, actress (Alice-Cimarron City), dies at 66 (1979)
  • Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, marquis of Soria, dies at about 75 (1582)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • 59th Heisman Trophy Award: Charlie Ward, Florida State (QB) (1993)
  • US Soccer Football Assoc refuses to let NASL disband (1968)
  • Hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label (1946)
  • Spacelab I arrives at Kennedy Space Center (1981)
  • Elvis Presley's "Blue Hawaii," album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 20 weeks (1961)

Number One Single this time last year...

UK: -
US: Charts not yet in existence
Australia: Charts not yet in existence

Number One Single five years ago...

UK: -
US: Charts not yet in existence
Australia: Charts not yet in existence

Number One Single ten years ago...

UK: -
US: Charts not yet in existence
Australia: Charts not yet in existence

Number One Single 25 years ago...

UK: Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
US: Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
Australia: Boyz II Men - End Of The Road

Number One Single 50 years ago...

UK: The Beatles - Hello Goodbye
US: The Monkees - Daydream Believer
Australia: The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy's Christmas

...more number one singles

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