Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (3/7/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Monday – March 7th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. The national flag with the most colors in it is Belize, with 19. (Here’s a pic.)
  2. The world record for the loudest shout belongs to a woman from Northern Ireland. She hit 121.7 decibels, which is as loud as thunder or a chainsaw. And the word she shouted was – “quiet.”
  3. Snapchat’s founders tried 34 projects before they created their social network.
  4. The first song that hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in two different decades was:  Rupert Holmes’ “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”.  It was the last number one hit of 1979, and also had that spot the second week of 1980.
  5. At the end of 1993, there were 623 websites. Now there’s somewhere around TWO BILLION.

Be sure to use one of these little tidbits in your life this week!

 

(Wikipedia / Guinness World Records / The Guardian / Wikipedia / MIT & Internet Live Stats)

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