10 Random Facts That Will Make Your Day

By

Here are 10 interesting facts about a variety of fun topics. Keep on reading to learn something new.


1
Women buy 80% of everything that is for sale.

2
In the US between 1983 and 2000, there were 568 plane crashes. 51,207 of the 53,487 people aboard got out alive: a survival rate of 96%.

3
Potatoes were illegal in France between 1748 and 1772.

4
Aerosmith has made more money from 'Guitar Hero' than from any of their albums.

5
You are 14% more likely to die on your birthday than any other day.

6
From 1912 to 1948, painting was an Olympic event.

7
West Side Story was originally called East Side Story.

8
In 2012, the Catholic Church had an income of $97 billion.

9
For 48 years after canned food was invented, people who wanted to eat it had to use a hammer and chisel. The can opener wasn't invented until 1858.

10
Just like humans, British cows moo in accents specific to their region.