Saturday, September 28, 2013

Trivia Bits 28 September


  • The second tallest building in New York is the Empire State Building at a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high, built in 1931 with a total of 102 floors.
  • Winning nine academy awards, the 1959 movie Gigi starred Leslie Caron, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier and Hermione Gingold.
  • Jake Sully was played by Sam Worthington in the 2009 movie Avatar an epic science fiction action film written and directed by James Cameron.
  • The first generation iPhone was released by Apple on June 29, 2007.
  • The last US president to be born in the 19th century was Dwight Eisenhower.
  • USS Nautilus (SSN-571) is the world's first operational nuclear-powered submarine launched on 21 January 1954.
  • The Roman name for London was Londonium.
  • Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in 1953 in Westminster Abbey London.
  • In the musical The King and I, the song Hello Young Lovers is performed by the character Anna Leonowens.
  • The hard tip of a shoelace is called the aglet.

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