Friday, July 25, 2008

Trivial Information, Part 2

The Spanish Alphabet
There is no 'w' in the Spanish alphabet.

Left-handed Presidents
•James Garfield
•Harry S Truman
•Gerald Ford
•George H. W. Bush
•Bill Clinton
It has not been confirmed if Herbert Hoover and/or Ronald Reagan were left-handed.
Both Barrack Obama and John McCain are left-handed.

James Bond Films (Year Released)
Dr. No ('62)
From Russia With Love ('63)
Goldfinger ('64)
Thunderball ('65)
You Only Live Twice ('67)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service ('69)
Diamonds Are Forever ('71)
Live And Let Die ('73)
The Man With The Golden Gun ('74)
The Spy Who Loved Me ('77)
Moonraker ('79)
For Your Eyes Only ('81)
Octopussu ('83)
A View To A Kill ('85)
The Living Daylights ('87)
License To Kill ('89)
Golden Eye ('95)
The World Is Not Enough ('99)
Die Another Day ('02)
Casino Royale ('06)
Quantum Of Solace ('08)

U.N. Secretaries-General (Country)
1946-1952 Trygve Lie (Norway)
1953-1961 Dag Hammarskjöld (Sweden)
1961-1971 U Thant (Burma)
1972-1981 Kurt Waldheim (Austria)
1982-1991 Javier Pérez de Cuéllar (Peru)
1992-1996 Boutros Boutros-Ghali (Egypt)
1997-2006 Kofi Annan (Ghana)
2006- Ban Ki-moon (South Korea)

Deadman's Hand
When Wild Bill Hickock was killed by Jack McCall, he was holding two black aces and two black eights.

"The Three Tenors"
Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo

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