By Adam Alexander

By: Adam Alexander
Why is Ronald named Donald at McDonald’s in Japan? When was the t-shirt invented? What were the expectations of “Star Wars” when it was released? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:
1. The t-shirt was invented in 1904 and marketed toward bachelors who didn’t know how to sew and replace buttons. (Man Made)

2. The first artist to be stripped of a Grammy was Milli Vanilli. Once the news came out that they lip synced their songs, they were stripped of their Best New Artist Grammy in 1990. (Guinness World Records)

3. There were such low expectations for “Star Wars” that it was only on 42 screens nationwide for its opening weekend. (Hollywood Reporter)

4. Ronald McDonald is called Donald McDonald in Japan. It’s because there’s no clear “r” sound in Japanese. (Wikipedia)

5. Every mammal has about one billion heartbeats in their lifetime, regardless of their lifespan. So a mammal that lives a shorter time, like a dog, has a heart that beats faster than a mammal that lives a longer time, like a whale. (NIH)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From MIX 105.1

Get The App
Win Tickets To Monster JamThe Morning Mix have your tickets all week long!

Listen Live