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5% of wedding guests say they never use the wedding registry to pick a gift, while over 40% say they always do.A recent poll shows that 24% of people have never tried to use chopsticks while eating out.A study shows that compared to their mothers, women today have much bigger engagement rings.14% of people believe owning a cute dog makes them more attractive to the opposite sex.60% of women over 35 say telling them they look younger is the biggest compliment they can receive.The average consumer scrolls 300 feet on a mobile device on a daily basis, that's equivalent to 5 miles in a year.Men are happier than women in long term relationships and it seems that cuddling is the reason why.A recent survey says that the average woman has kept her favorite article of clothing for 12.5 years.Three out of ten people say this has ruined their day, at least once. What is it? They didn't realize they had food stuck in their teeth. People who live in New Zealand seem to love having an anima…

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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Summer Games have officially been postponed for one year.Amazon has suspended almost 4,000 seller accounts over price gouging."Wonder Woman 1984" is the latest Hollywood blockbuster to leave its original theatrical release date as the coronavirus continues to spread globally. The superhero flick staring Gal Gadot will now arrive in cinemas August 14, instead of its initial June 5 date.How long does the coronavirus last on surfaces? Traces of new coronavirus were found on surfaces in cruise-ship cabins for as many as 17 days after passengers left.In Kentucky, a couple got into a shouting match with employees of a grocery store after they tried to buy 23 cases-552 cans -- of Mountain Dew.Speaking of grocery stores, went to the store the other day and brought along our own cloth bags so we could save the earth and not use paper or plastic. The grocery folks no longer will touch your bags out of fears of you know what, so they ask you to bag the groceries …

Music Calendar...

In 1918 French composer Claude Debussy dies in Paris, France.
In 1931 Hal Kemp and his Orchestra record "Whistles" with Skinnay Ellis.
In 1939 Billboard magazine introduces the Hillbilly, now known as Country, music chart.
In 1960 Roy Orbison records "Only the Lonely (Know How I Feel)."
In 1961 Elvis Presley plays his last show for eight years at Hawaii's Block Arena.
In 1966 The Beatles pose with mutilated dolls and butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album. The cover is later pulled.
In 1967 The Mama & Papas appear on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.
In 1967 The Rolling Stones open their European tour in Oerbo, Sweden.
In 1967 "A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You" by Monkees and "Somethin' Stupid" by Nancy & Frank Sinatra enter the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1967 "Happy Together" by The Turtles hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 3 weeks.
In 1967 The Who and Cream make their A…

Today In History...

In 752 Pope Stephen II dies, only 2 days after his election.
In 1634 Maryland is founded by English colonists sent by the second Lord Baltimore.
In 1634 The first Catholic mass in the U.S. is celebrated in the territory of Maryland.
In 1655 Christiaan Huygens discovers Titan, Saturn's largest satellite.
In 1755 George Washington plants pecan trees given to him by Thomas Jefferson.
In 1776 The Continental Congress authorizes a medal for George Washington.
In 1807 British Parliament abolishes slave trade.
In 1813 The first U.S. flag is flown in battle on the Pacific on the frigate Essex.
In 1821 Greece gains it's independence from Turkey.
In 1857 Frederick Laggenheim takes the first photograph of a solar eclipse.
In 1863 The first Army Medal of Honor is awarded.
In 1865 During the Civil War, Confederate forces capture Fort Steadman in Virginia.
In 1894 Jacob S. Coxey leads an "army" of unemployed from Massillon, Ohio, to Washington, DC, to demand help from the federal government.
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Born On This Day...

In 1863 Scientist, Simon Flexner (discover the polio-causing virus)
In 1867 American sculptor, Gutzon Borglum (Mt. Rushmore)
In 1867 Italian conductor, Arturo Toscanini
In 1879 Business executive, William S. Knudsen (General Motors)
In 1881 Hungarian composer, Bela Bartok
In 1892 Actor, Andy Clyde (Hopalong Cassidy, The Real McCoys, Lassie)
In 1897 Actor, John Laurie (39 Steps, Jericho)
In 1899 Playwright, Bella Spewack
In 1901 Actor, Ed Begley (Unsinkable Molly Brown) [d: 4-28-70]
In 1903 Pianist/bandleader, Frankie Carle [d: 3-7-01]
In 1905 Actress, Binnie Barnes (The Three Musketeers) [d: 7-27-98]
In 1908 Director, Sir David Lean (Dr. Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter) [d: 4-16-91]
In 1909 Bandleader/composer, Jay S. Blackton (Oklahoma!) [d: 1-8-94]
In 1915 Actor, Dick Winslow (Tom Sawyer, Mutiny on the Bounty) [d: 2-7-91]
In 1918 Actor, Jackie Condon (John-Our Gang) [d: 10-13-77]
In 1918 Sportscaster, Howard Cosell (Monday Night Football) [d: 4-23-95]
In 1921 Actress, Nancy Kelly (To the Shores of Tri…

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At one time 90% of kids played jump rope, but today, only 34% of kids have ever done it.If it were being played, fans of Major league Baseball would get hit by a foul ball over 1,700 times this season.This summer Americans will use 45 million pounds of marshmallows.According to a recent study, surgeons are more likely to cause a car accident than others.Another recent study, finds having a plant in the office can improve work productivity by 15%.Research shows that laughing for two minutes is as good for your heart as a 20-minute jog.Almost two thirds of women between the ages of 22-35 have admitted to taking a naked selfie.An analysis of water samples from Earth's deep mantle suggests that the planet's water has existed since the Earth's formation.Since the majority of Americans have been home the last week, 18% of them have started doing this again. What is it? Playing video games. While four babies are born on Earth every second, it's estimated that around two peopl…

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I don't know if this is true around the country, but in Washington State, Drive-In theaters are making a big comeback. Think of it-you keep social distancing in your car and still get to see the new movies.Meghan McCain has announced she's pregnant and in self-isolation.It's sounding more and more like this year's summer Olympics are going to get bumped until NEXT summer.Queen Elizabeth's grandson Peter Phillips is separating from his wife, Autumn Phillips after 12 years of marriage.Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for the coronavirus in prison.If this helps drive home the seriousness of EVERYONE staying home: A teenager aged just 18 has died in the UK - one day after testing positive for COVID-19.Our "Special Place in Hell" Award this week goes to the Oregon man, who allegedly stole thousands of N95 respirators -- 20 cases of the masks -- worth nearly $2,500.In Portland, what else would you call a food service that delivers to-go orders using out-of-…