Today’s Trivia

 

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“Wannabe” by Spice Girls was deemed the UK’s catchiest song after a study found it only takes 2.29 seconds for listeners to recognise it. (Source)

 

Japan has one of the highest incidence of stomach cancer in the world partly due to high consumption of salt, pickled and smoked food and prevalence of H. Pylori bacteria. (Source)

 

Brazilian capital city of Brasilia is laid out to resemble an airplane. (Source)

 

13 countries have the death penalty for atheism. (Source)

 

William Shatner is a trained Shakespearean stage actor. He was once considered an equal to Steve McQueen, Paul Newman and Robert Redford, but hurt his career by taking any offered role regardless of quality. That contributed to Shatner joining a no-name cast for ‘Star Trek’ in 1966. (Source)

 


 

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  • SteveWrathall

    On the original “Independence Day” for the US in 1776 there were 13 colonies-4

  • Lindsay

    William Shatner appeared on Will Smith’s (Independence Day) Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

  • Jp

    wannabee and independance day released within 6 days of each other july 1996

    • AS

      Well done Jp, points to you today

  • SFB

    The above scene was shot at Bonneville Salt Flats. Link to 2.

  • SteveWrathall

    The UK (link 1) last Friday celebrated its “Independence day”

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