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93% of people buy at least one pizza every month.Meanwhile, another study suggests that you'll eat 6000 of slices of pizza in your lifetime. That's 750 pizzas.Believe it or not, close to ten percent of us have never traveled out of state.5% of doctors have dated a patient.15% of women confine themselves to their office so they won't shop during their lunch hour.The average woman can say "thank you" in three different languages.On average, we spend just over 40 minutes eating every day.The average a woman kissed 19 different men 19 times before getting married.Billions of these are used every year, but almost no one buys them. What is it? Wire hangers.

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The pope has turned down a suggestion that would allow the Catholic church to ordain married men as priests.Over a year after claiming he was attacked on the cold streets of Chicago, Jussie Smollett will be back in court in the Windy City on February 24 to face six counts of disorderly conduct by a Cook County grand jury over falsely reporting the assault.In San Francisco, a parking spot is for sale -- yours for only $100,000.Corey Feldman has produced a documentary called, "My Truth: the Rape of Two Coreys" and is showing it one time only on the Internet to people who buy tickets that'll go on sale February 22. The documentary will air March 9th in which he'll supposedly name some powerful people in Hollywood who are part of a pedophile ring.Siba the Standard Poodle won the "Best in Show" at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York. Bourbon the Whippet was the runner-up.A survey says 62% of student loan borrowers would give up the right to vo…

Music Calendar...

In 1867 The "Blue Danube Waltz" is first performed by composer Johann Strauss in Vienna.
In 1914 The American Society of Composers And Publishers (ASCAP) is formed.
In 1961 Frank Sinatra forms Reprise Records.
In 1965 Andy Williams appears on the cover of TV Guide.
In 1965 Gary Lewis & the Playboys record "Count Me In."
In 1965 "Shotgun" by Jr. Walker & the All Stars enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1966 The Rolling Stones appear on the CBS-TV's "Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1967 The Beatles's single "Strawberry Fields Forever" b/w "Penny Lane" is released.
In 1969 "Touch Me" by the Doors and "Everyday People" by Sly & the Family Stone are both certified gold.
In 1971 "One Toke Over The Line" by Brewer & Shipley enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1971 "One Bad Apple" by the Osmonds hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for 5 weeks.
In 1972 Led Zeppelin cancels a Singapor…

Today In History...

In 1542 Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII, is executed for adultery.
In 1633 Italian astronomer Galileo goes on trial before the Inquisition for contradicting the idea that the sun goes around the earth.
In 1635 America's first public school, the Boston Latin School, opens.
In 1741 Andrew Bradford of Pennsylvania publishes the first magazine in the U.S. entitled The American Magazine.
In 1784 Ice jams the Mississippi River in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In 1795 The University of North Carolina becomes the first U.S. state university to open its doors to students.
In 1866 Outlaws Jesse James and Cole Younger pull their first bank job.
In 1920 The League of Nations recognizes the perpetual neutrality of Switzerland.
In 1933 Comic strip characters Blondie and Dagwood Bumstead are married.
In 1935 Bruno Hauptmann is convicted of first-degree murder in the kidnap-death of the infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh. (Hauptmann is later executed.)
In 1936 The first Social Security checks…

Born On This Day...

In 1559 Pope Alexander VII (1655-67)
In 1862 Painter, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
In 1805 Attorney, David Dudley Field (advocated law codification)
In 1849 English politician, Randolph Churchill (father of Winston)
In 1885 Bess Truman, wife of U.S. president Harry Truman
In 1892 American Gothic painter, Grant Wood
In 1903 Mystery novelist, Georges Simenon [d: 9-4-89]
In 1908 TV hostess/journalist, Pauline Frederick II [d: 5-9-90]
In 1910 Scientist/inventor, William B. Shockley (transistors) [d: 8-12-89]
In 1911 Actress, Jean Muir (Lone Wolf Meets A Lady) [d: 7-23-96]
In 1912 Saxophonist, Arthur Rollini (Benny Goodman) [d: 12-20-93]
In 1918 Golf Hall-of-Famer, Patty Berg (57 career pro wins) [d: 9-10-06]
In 1918 Stage producer/designer, Oliver Smith (Guys & Dolls) [d: 1-23-94]
In 1919 Singer/songwriter, Tennessee Ernie Ford (Sixteen Tons) [d: 10-17-91]
In 1920 Songwriter, Boudleaux Bryant (Everly Brothers hits) [d: 6-25-87]
In 1920 Opera singer, Eileen Farrell [d: 3-23-02]
In 1923 Test pilot, Chuc…

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Music Calendar...

In 1924 George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Carnegie Hall.
In 1955 "Sincerely" by the McGuire Sisters hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart and stayed there for ten weeks.
In 1956 Screamin' Jay Hawkins records "I Put A Spell On You."
In 1957 The Coasters record "Youngblood."
In 1958 The Monotones' doo wop classic, "Book of Love" is released.
In 1960 Pat Boone's album "Pat's Great Hits" is certified gold.
In 1961 The Miracles' "Shop Around" becomes Motown's first million selling single.
In 1964 The Beatles play two concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York, concluding their American tour.
In 1965 London's Pye Records announces it had signed "the British Bob Dylan," a singer-songwriter who went by his first name of Donovan.
In 1966 "Homeward Bound" by Simon & Garfunkel enters the U.S. top 40 chart.
In 1966 The Rolling Stones fly to New York to tape an appearance on &q…