Things Memorized: Monday Listicles

I have tons of things memorized.  What do you have memorized?  Your old locker combination?  Your crush’s phone number from middle school?  Today’s Monday Listicle topic:  10 Things You Have Memorized was suggested by Robin.  My brain is full of useless information.  I always say if you are ever on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and get an obscure question, call me as your phone a friend.  Chances are, I know the answer.  Before I forget, next week’s topic is 10 Ways to Show Love, suggested by Ashlee.  

10 Useless Memorized Facts: Monday Listicles via Mini Van Dreams

10 Things I Have Memorized

  1. John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe all died on July 4th
  2. The first CD made in the USA was Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA”
  3. The first video ever played on MTV was “Video Killed the Radio Star”
  4. The country code for Russia is 007
  5. Mr. Rogers was an ordained minister
  6. They say Holy Toledo because there are more churches per square mile than anywhere else in the United States
  7. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper
  8. Jim Morrison from the Doors was the first rock star to be arrested on stage during a performance
  9. More Monopoly money than actual money is printed daily
  10. Tom Sawyer was the first novel ever written on a typewriter

And, that my friends, is why my head is filled with useful useless, random facts!  And trust me, that is only the tip of the iceberg…

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6 thoughts on “Things Memorized: Monday Listicles

  1. Why do you know Russia’s country code? LOL! I am great at memorizing numbers. I used to know all the phone numbers for every pizza place in Troy. Now I memorize cost center’s for work and vendor numbers. And thanks to Jerry McGuire, I know that the human head weighs eight pounds.

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