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  • America’s largest rosary is located at the Fatima Shrine in Holliston, Mass.
  • Tide has 70 percent of the market share for detergent.
  • Bassist Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers bought a Virgen de Guadalupe painted onto a tortilla by artist Joe Bravo.
  • Ashleigh Aston Moore, who starred alongside Rosie O’Donnell in 1995’s “”Now and Then,””died of a heroin overdose in December.
  • Only one satellite has ever been destroyed by a meteor – the European Space Agency’s Olympus in 1993.
  • The roaring lion in the MGM logo was named Volney and lived at the Memphis Zoo.
  • Karen Carpenter’s doorbell chimed the first six notes of “”We’ve Only Just Begun.””
  • The Spanish abbreviation for UFO is OVNIS: “”objeto volador no identificado.””
  • There is now an ATM at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, which has a winter population of 200.
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