Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…
- Three NFL teams have never had the first overall pick in the draft: Denver Broncos . . . Baltimore Ravens . . . and Seattle Seahawks.
- In Argentina and Spain, Tuesday the 13th is considered unlucky, not Friday.
- President Grover Cleveland was 27 years older than his wife, which isn’t necessarily creepy on the surface. But he was good friends with her father . . . he met her shortly after she was born . . . and he even babysat for her when she was a child.
- The Harlem Globetrotters’ theme song “Sweet Georgia Brown” is a ragtime song from 1925 that was about a lady of the night.
- Canada had a rap song hit number one on its charts a full decade before the U.S. “Rapper’s Delight” by Sugarhill Gang was number one in Canada in 1980 . . . “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice was number one in the U.S. in 1990.