Useless Facts – 10/30/20

Useless Facts – 10/30/20

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

  • Hurricanes and typhoons are the same thing . . . the different words are just used in different places. Hurricanes are in the Atlantic and northeast Pacific, and typhoons are in the Indian Ocean and south Pacific.
  • I-95 goes through 15 states, from Maine down to Florida, which is the most of any interstate.
  • Quentin Tarantino did a rewrite on the movie “It’s Pat”. Yes, the “SNL” movie about the character with the unknown gender. He was paid for the rewrite but it was uncredited.
  • Disney decided not to make Giselle from “Enchanted” one of the Disney princesses because they didn’t want to have to pay for lifelong rights to Amy Adams’ image.
  • The Louvre was built in Paris in 1190 as a fortress in case the Vikings ever raided the country. It didn’t become a museum until 1793.

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