Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…
- The first-ever text message was sent on December 3rd, 1992 . . . it said “Merry Christmas.”
- The first artist to be stripped of a Grammy was . . . Milli Vanilli. Once the news came out that they lip synced their songs, they were stripped of their Best New Artist Grammy in 1990.
- There were such low expectations for “Star Wars” that it was only on 42 screens nationwide for its opening weekend.
- Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald in Japan. It’s because there’s no clear “r” sound in Japanese.
- Every mammal has about one billion heartbeats in their lifetime, regardless of their lifespan. So a mammal that lives a shorter time, like a dog, has a heart that beats faster than a mammal that lives a longer time, like a whale.