Adam's Fun Facts: Hamsters, Movies About Twins, "Snakes on a Plane" & More

5 Fun Facts From Adam

July 10, 2019

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Hello Wednesday and Hello to Adam's Fun Facts made especially for YOU:

1.  The highest grossing movie ever about twins is: "Twins".  It made $111 million back in 1988.  The second highest-grossing movie about twins?  Adam Sandler's "Jack and Jill" at $74 million.

2.  "Snakes on a Plane" was almost renamed "Pacific Air Flight 121", but Samuel L. Jackson fought to keep the original title.

3.  A baseball player named John Miller hit a home run in his first at-bat, with the Yankees in 1966.  And he hit another one in his LAST at-bat, with the L.A. Dodgers in 1969.  And those were the only two home runs he hit in his whole career.

4.  The word "snafu" was originally a military acronym.  It stands for "status nominal: all [effed] up."

5.  Almost every single hamster in the world is descended from a pair of hamsters in Syria in the 1930s who were brother and sister.