30 NICE LITTLE NUMBER 22nd November 2019

30 NICE LITTLE NUMBER 22nd November 2019

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Friday 22nd November 2019

Here are 30 random Nice Little Numbers

 

1              30,150,000           The number of people who tuned in to watch the Christmas Day 1986 edition of EastEnders

2              191         The number of kisses John Barrymore performed with different women in the 1926 movie Don Juan. This was before the 1930 Hays Code which banned excessive and lustful kissing.

3              47           The number of piglets used in the filming of Babe

4              25           The number of £ Peter Sellers was paid to provide the voice for the first PG Tips chimps TV commercial

5              175         the number of hours music composed by JS Bach

6              7              The number of times Leo Tolstoy’s wife copied out his manuscript of War and Peace by hand.

7              0              The number of encores Elvis gave in his career

8              3              The number of consecutive Christmas No.1s by the Spice Girls – 1996 2 Become1, 1997 Too Much, 1998 Goodbye

9              5              The Beatles held the Top Five spots on the 4 April 1964 Billboard singles chart

10           17           All 17 of Queen Anne’s children died before she died (The picture heading our post is Olivia Coleman who starred as Queen Anne)

11           28           The number of different drugs Adolf Hitler was taking towards the end of his life

12           1              The only number with letters in reverse alphabetical order

13           25           The calendar repeats itself every 14 years

14           31,557,600           The number of seconds in a year

15           461         The number of Valentine’s Day cards singer/songwriter Janis Ian received on 14th February 1977 after the success of her song “At Seventeen, which contained the line: ‘The Valentine’s I never knew’.

16           165         The record number of curtain calls received by Luciano Pavarotti in 1988 in Berlin

17           1              The number of bottles of ink Victor Hugo used to write The Hunchback of Notre Dame

18           1              The number of his paintings Vincent Van Gogh sold in his lifetime.

19           2              The number of people who ‘beat’ Graham Greene in a competition in The Spectator to parody his style (he himself entered and came third).

20           14           The number of kisses in the collected novels by Jane Austen. Three between a man and a woman, four between females, two from women to children, four on the hand and one by a man to a lock of severed hair.

21           59           The number of Enid Blyton stories published in 1959

22           3,000,000,000      The water we drink is 3 billion years old

23           400,000,000,000 Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year.

24           15           The number of dollars Walter Hunt owed a friend in 1849. The friend offered to cancel the debt if Hunt could fashion a working item from a piece of wire. After a while Hunt had created the safety pin – and made his friend a millionaire

25           497,500 The number of US$ Eric Clapton’s 1956 Fender Stratocaster (as used on Layla) fetched at auction.

26           10,000,000,000   A one day weather forecast requires about 10 billion mathematical calculations

27           11           MPH surface speed record on the Moon. It was set in a Lunar rover

28           152         The number of minutes spent by Neil Armstrong on the Moon

29           1,598,000              The number of miles travelled each day by the Earth

30           2,000,000,000      The world spends $2 billion a day on weaponry (I’m Speechless!)

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…the number 31,557,600 (which, coincidentally, the number of seconds in a year

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

This is my step ladder. I never knew my real ladder.”

LOVE IS…

Love is…truly, madly, deeply

TRACK OF THE DAY

Cool Water – Frankie Laine

Highest Chart Position: No.2 6th August 1955

WHAT DAY IS IT?

Friday 22nd November 2019

Go For A ride Day

Cranberry Relish Day

 

 

 

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