Useless Facts – 10/19/20

Useless Facts – 10/19/20

Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…

  • “Pulp Fiction” was in theaters closer to the moon landing than to today. It came out in 1994, which was 25 years after the moon landing . . . and 26 years from right now.
  • No one knows for sure when the fire hydrant was invented . . . because the patent was lost in a fire at the U.S. patent office in 1836.
  • The person who gets credit for pushing Canada’s universal health care is Tommy Douglas, a former Premier from Saskatchewan and Kiefer Sutherland’s grandfather.
  • Amazon named one of its buildings in Seattle after its first customer. He’s a software engineer named John Wainwright who bought a computer book for $27.95 in 1995.
  • Blink 182 released their album “California” on July 1st, 2016, because that’s the 182nd day of the year. Except they forgot it was a leap year, so it turned out to be the 183rd day.

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