Useless Facts – 03/19/21

Useless Facts – 03/19/21

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

  • The Washington Generals lost to the Harlem Globetrotters 2,495 times in a row before they accidentally beat them on January 5, 1971.
  • The “Transformers” cartoon from the ’80s once had a fictional Middle East city named “Carbombya.” And Casey Kasem quit as one of their voiceover actors because of it.
  • There have been three players in Major League Baseball with the first name Aurelio . . . and all three were killed in car accidents. Aurelio Monteagudo died in 1990 . . . Aurelio Lopez in 1992 . . . and Aurelio Rodriguez in 2000.
  • You can get a really good estimate of the temperature in Fahrenheit by counting how many times a cricket chirps in 14 seconds, then adding 40 to that number.
  • Domino’s and Pizza Hut are luxury items in Japan . . . a large pizza costs around $35.

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