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    Fast Facts

    The first athlete to endorse a sneaker was Charles “”Chuck”” Taylor who endorsed the Converse All-Stars.

    There are 2.1 million farms in America.

    The first pair of Levi’s 501s sold in 1890 for $1.25.

    American’s spent $119 billion on fast food in the year 2003.

    The first hot dog chain was Nathan’s in 1916.

    The FBI kept files on these famous people: Albert Einstein (1,800 pages), Charlie Chaplin (2,063 pages), Frank Sinatra (1,275 pages), Martin Luther King, Jr. (17,000 pages), Eleanor Roosevelt (3,000 pages).

    The first female vice-presidential candidate was Geraldine Ferraro in 1984.

    Fish with the longest name in the world: humuhumunukunukuapuaa. It is the state fish of Hawaii.

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