Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (6/22/23)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ – on this Thursday, June 22nd, 2023. Let’s learn something together:

  1. The word “dude” was used 161 times in “The Big Lebowski” . . . 160 times spoken and once in text.  The F-word was used 292 times.  And Jeff Bridges said “man” 147 times.
  2. The “New York Times” has approximately 1,600 to 1,700 obituaries pre-written so they’ll be ready to go when certain people actually die.
  3. Three of the first five presidents died on July 4th.  John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4th, 1826 . . . and James Monroe died on July 4th, 1831.
  4. All three players on “Jeopardy” can wind up with nothing after betting it all on Final Jeopardy and getting the question wrong.  If they do, they get replaced, and there are three new players the next day.  It’s happened seven times in the show’s history.
  5. Cate Blanchett is the only woman who’s been nominated for an Oscar for playing the same character in two different movies.  She got nominations as Queen Elizabeth in “Elizabeth” in 1998 and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age” in 2007.

Be sure to share these 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ with your family, friends & coworkers at some point today!

 

(Deadline / New York Times / Wikipedia / Fandom / Smithsonian Magazine)

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