Tuesday, June 1, 2010


~ The Netherlands was the first country to legalize same-sex marriages, in 2001.

~ The password of the Allied forces on D-Day in 1944 was "Mickey Mouse."

~ A is the first note on a standard piano keypad. C is the last note. The standard keyboard has 88 keys.

~ Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was nicknamed The Iron Lady. Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos was known as The Steel Butterfly.

~ In the 1987 action film "Lethal Weapon" the suburban home of TV's "The Partridge Family" was firebombed. The house, located on the Warner Brothers back lot in Burbank, CA, also served as the home of Abner and Gladys Kravitz on TV's "Bewitched."

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