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    Fast Facts

    Fortune cookies were neither invented in China nor by the Chinese. They were introduced in 1914 by Makoto Hagiwara at the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco.

    Sadly, former cookie maker Wally “”Famous”” Amos fell victim to financial difficulties and was forced to sign away his rights to the use of his own name on products.

    Sylvester Graham developed the crackers that bear his name in the early 19th century. Puritan groups were the first to purchase them, believing Graham’s claim that eating them helped to reduce sexual urges.

    Then-21-year-old Whitney Houston was one of the finalists of the role of the eldest Huxtable daughter, Sondra, on “”The Cosby Show.””

    Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first-ever feature-length animated motion picture.

    Though the rule was only selectively enforced, Disneyland’s dress code forbade long-haired men from entering the theme park until the late 1960s.

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