Compiled by Stanley Sy and Ryan Parks
- 12% of Canadian households have fleas
- Jim Carrey is nominated for best male video in the Much Music Video Awards for the song "Somebody to Love"
- "Somebody to Love" was originally sung by Jefferson Airplane.
- Jefferson Airplane were also known as Jefferson Starship.
- the song "Time" by Hootie and Blowfish is 4 minutes, and 53 seconds long.
- X-Sedai means Generation X in Japanese
- 10 000 tourists visted Antarctica in 1995
- 40% of Canadians spend less than 2 hours on their finances
- Woody Allen plays the clarinet
- bears snore when they sleep
- bears can run twice as fast as a physically fit adult, in sprint distances
- by the time they're 15 years old, 30% of Thai children have been bitten by a dog
to increase the number of females playing the arcade game
Street Fighter Alpha 2, Capcom Entertainment made
a character resembling Sailor Moon. However, this plan
backfired, as it actually increase the number of male players
playing the Sailor Moon character.
- when polar bears stalk seals, they cover their black noses with their paws to camouflage it better in the snowy terrain
- Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird created the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
- the word "quiz" is worth 22 points in Scrabble without any bonuses.
- DC comics created an enemy for Batman called "The Ten Eyed Man". After
being blinded from an explosion during a bank robbery, (He's the night
watchman...) doctors connected his optic nerves to his fingertips. He
blames Batman for his condition.
- the government in Malaysia proposed that students in primary and
secondary schools be given crew cuts, to help identify students who
leave school to skip.
- Danny Jones, who caught the 500th homerun ball of Baltimore's Eddie Murray sold it to a guy for $500 000.
- Gillian Anderson was born on August 9
- turkeys and dates are good laxatives.
- The gross domestic Product of Hungary in 1994 was 2,093 forints of which 20.4 % agriculture represented, and 35.5% industry represented.
Yasmine Bleeth, from the dramatic show Baywatch, cheated on her written driver's test
former Baywatch star, David Charvet, revealed that he doesn't like the beach
- Mechanical refridgeration Systems were 1st patented in 1834
- When Wile E. Coyote falls off a cliff he falls an average 250 metres.
- Krusty the Klown made $385 382.35 in the Car Sick kids Telethon.
- Japan is so hygiene-concious that there is an increase for products such as sanitary saxophones and antiseptic bicycle grips.
- Tokyo Mitsubishi Bank opened a "total anti-grem branch" in which the surfaces of ATMs and credit cards are laminated with antibacterial plastics
- for the first time, overweight people outnumber normal-sized ones in the United States
- trumpets, trombones and French horns tend to push the front teeth back
- clarinets and saxophones tend to push the front teeth out.
This page was created on June 19,1996 by Stanley Sy and Ryan Parks
This page was last updated May 22, 1997