Useless Facts – 04/05/21

Useless Facts – 04/05/21

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

  • A study of 20 million married couples found no astrological signs are more likely to wind up with any other astrological signs.
  • The name Imogen is probably a typo. Historians believe Shakespeare was trying to write about a legendary British queen named Innogen in his play “Cymbeline”, but it was printed as “Imogen” . . . and that stuck.
  • The first in-flight movie was called “Howdy Chicago!”, and it was shown on a plane in 1921.
  • Almost all mammals, including humans, pee for the same amount of time . . . an average of 21 seconds. Different species all have different sized bladders, but compensate for it with their “flow.”
  • When the Beatles were making “Abbey Road”, they originally planned on calling it “Everest”. But they didn’t want to fly over Mt. Everest to take a cover photo . . . it was easier to just walk outside and take a photo on Abbey Road.

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