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Welcome to the Mine of Useless Information on Wednesday 3 June 2015

A random quote from our archives...

"Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger."
David Letterman

...more quotes

A random fact...

Parody singer/composer “Weird” Al Yankovich earned an architecture degree from California Polytechnic State University.

...more trivia

Five random people born today...

  • Earl of Cromer, managing director, Inchcape, China, Ltd (1946)
  • Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer (1832)
  • Dakota Staton, [Rabia Aliyah], U.S. jazz singer, In the Night (1932)
  • Gerhard Zwerenz, writer (1925)
  • Carl Everett, baseball player (1970)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist, dies at 89 (1994)
  • Kilidj Arslan I, Seldjoeken-sultan, dies in battle (1107)
  • Roberto Rossellini, Italian director (Roma citt aperta), dies at 71 (1977)
  • John "Christmas" Beckwith, composer, dies at 58 (1809)
  • Carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76 (1981)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • 1st class graduates from Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo (1959)
  • A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th and win 17-11 (1933)
  • Amsterdam establishes municipal postal service (1748)
  • Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35 (1980)
  • "Big," premieres in US (1988)

Number One Single this time last year...

UK: -
US: Charts not yet in existence
Australia: Charts not yet in existence

Number One Single five years ago...

UK: -
US: Charts not yet in existence
Australia: Charts not yet in existence

Number One Single ten years ago...

UK: Crazy Frog - Axel F
US: Mariah Carey - We Belong Together
Australia: Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl

Number One Single 25 years ago...

UK: Englandneworder - World In Motion
US: Wilson Phillips - Hold On
Australia: Heart - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You

Number One Single 50 years ago...

UK: Sandie Shaw - Long Live Love
US: The Beach Boys - Help Me Rhonda
Australia: Herman's Hermits - Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter

...more number one singles

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