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    • Cher’s real name is Cherilyn La Pierre.
  • The annual White House Easter egg roll was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878.
  • The oldest word in the English language is town.
  • In England during Queen Victoria’s reign, it was illegal to be a homosexual but not a lesbian, because when the queen was approving the law, she wouldn’t believe that women would do that.
  • The $8 bill was designed and printed by Benjamin Franklin for the American Colonies.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge was first opened in 1937.
  • The 1912 Greco-Roman wrestling match in Stockholm between Finn Alfred Asikainen and Russian Martin Klein lasted more than 11 hours.
  • In 1949, forecasting the relentless march of science, Popular Mechanics said computers in the future may weigh no more than five tons.
  • Milk snakes lay about 13 eggs – in piles of animal manure.
  • There are more than 100 million dogs and cats in the United States.
  • The average adult spends about 12 minutes in the shower.
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