By Adam Alexander

by Adam Alexander
What is the longest song title ever? What game is Vin Diesel a super-fan of? Why was the movie “Miracle on 34th Street” released in summer time? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:
1. The song with the longest title ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was a disco medley from 1981 by the group Stars on 45.  Its title was 218 characters long:”Medley: Intro ‘Venus’ / Sugar Sugar / No Reply / I’ll Be Back / Drive My Car / Do You Want to Know a Secret / We Can Work It Out / I Should Have Known Better / Nowhere Man / You’re Going to Lose That Girl / Stars on 45″. (Wikipedia)

2. “Miracle on 34th Street” was released in June of 1947, even though it was a Christmas movie, because the head of the studio believed more people saw movies during the summer. (IMDb)

3. The most popular baby name in Israel is: Mohammed. (Forward)

4. The ancient Egyptians had proctologists. The ancient Egyptian word for a proctologist translates to “shepherd of the anus.” (History)

5. Vin Diesel is a huge fan of Dungeons & Dragons. He’s been playing for more than 20 years, and wrote the forward to a book called “30 Years of Adventure: A Celebration of Dungeons & Dragons”. (2 Machines)


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