Fast Facts: Oct. 20

Arizona Daily Wildcat

  • In 2004 Congress passed a $388 billion spending bill that included $25,000 for the study of mariachi music.
  • Deborah Harry of Blondie worked briefly as a Playboy bunny.
  • Even in the post-Taliban era, it’s still against the law in Afghanistan for a woman to sing on TV.
  • Best-selling posthumous hit of all-time: “”Starting Over,”” by John Lennon.
  • Jimi Hendrix made 26 jumps with the 101st Airborne Paratroopers in 1961.
  • Music videos were originally known as tele-records.