Thursday, 30 January 2014

Saturday Breakfast Show on Inspiration FM 107.8 , Strange But True, February 1st 2014 Part 2 of 2

  1. Swedish pop band Abba had nine UK number one hit singles from May 4th 1974 to 29th November 1980.
  2. In the UK, The Sun Newspaper was first published as a broadsheet on 15 September 1964, this replaced The Daily Herald.
  3. Iron is a chemical element with the symbol Fe (from Latin: ferrum) and atomic number 26.
  4. Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 American dance film directed by John Badham and starring John Travolta as Tony Manero, a young man whose weekends are spent visiting a local Brooklyn discotheque. and the film was a huge commercial success. The film helped popularise disco music around the world.
  5. Grand Prix formula one motor racing began in 1906.  Grands Prix (from French, originally meaning great prizes)
  6. IN September 1066 The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later William the Conqueror.
  7. The history of Ice cream goes back to 400BC in the Persian Empire, people would pour grape-juice concentrate over snow, in a bowl.
  8. The teddy bear is a soft toy in the form of a bear. Developed apparently simultaneously by toy makers Morris Michtom in the US and Richard Steiff in Germany in the early years of the 20th century, and named after President Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr., the teddy bear became an iconic children's toy, celebrated in story, song and film.
  9. In 1974 Rubik's Cube Creator, Erno Rubik, was a lecturer at the Department of Interior Design at the Academy of Applied Arts and Crafts in Budapest, Hungary. Rubik was a visual teacher and used models to illustrate his ideas. One idea he was attempting to teach was that the simplest things could be duplicated and manipulated into multiple forms.
  10. Song lyrics found on clay tablets that date back to approximately 1400 BC, is the oldest surviving notated work of music.
  11. Crown retains the right to ownership of all unmarked mute swans in open water, but The Queen only exercises her ownership on certain stretches of the Thames and its surrounding tributaries. 
  12. Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. 

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