~ Coretta Scott King paid the hospital bill for Julia Roberts birth as thanks for the drama lessons Julia's mom, Betty Lou Roberts, had given the King children.
~ The largest flying bird is the kori bustard, a native of East and South Africa that can fly in short bursts. The male typically weighs about 40 pounds.
~ The Elks (Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks), started in 1867, was originally known as the Jolly Corks based on a bar trick involving corks.
~ The nuclear power symbol (depicting electrons orbiting an atom) is featured on the back of Iran's largest banknote, the 50,000 rial issued in March 2007.
~ Martin Luther King Jr.'s tombstone has these famous words as the epitaph, "Free at last, Free at last, Thank God Almighty I'm Free at last."