July Randomness

Mostly Americans born in July
Dan Akroyd, Linday Lohan, George Steinbrenner, GW Bush, Ringo Starr,
Toby Keith, Jessica Simpson, Kristi Yamaguchi, Maulana Karena,
Rembrandt Van Rijin, Will Ferrell, Martha Reeves, Robin Williams,
Daniel Radcliffe, Walter Payton, Mick Jagger, Alex Rodriguez, Beatrix
Potter, Lisa Kudrow, J.K. Rowling

July 16th 1951:  Catcher in the Rye is published
July 17th 1955: Disneyland opens
July 24th, 1969: Neil Armstrong walked on the moon
July 27th, 1940: Bugs Bunny first appeared on the silver screen in A Wild Hare
July 31st, 1790: The US Patent Office opened its doors.  The first
patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins for a new method of making pearlash
and potash.  The patent was signed by George Washington and Thomas

Czechoslovakia has the most ISPs of all non-English speaking countries
Half the population in Uganda is under the age of 15
Women dominate the ministry in only one country–Belgium
Israel is one-quarter the size of Maine
Saturn’s rings are about 500,000 miles in circumference but only about a foot thinck
Just one in three consumers pays off his or her credit card bill every month
Prior to the 1930s, diamond rings were rarely given as engagement rings (dude what happened)
In an average hour, there are over 61,000 Americans airborne over the US
It takes about a week to make a jelly bean


There are two meteor showers during July and August: Delta Aquarids
(July 27th) and Perseids (Aug 12th).  Watch them after
midnight.  Also, Venus can be seen low in the west to northwest
sky just after sunset, while Jupiter can be seen higher up in the
western sky however in Aug, both Venus and Jupiter can be seen low in
the western sky after sunset, with Venus being higher in the sky than
during July.  You can find Altair, Deneb and Vega (three stars of
the summer triangle) when you look high in the sky during July and can
be used to find the Milky Way as it crosses the sky in August. 
it’s also easy to find Cassiopeia (lazy W in the northeastern sky) and
the Big Dipper (northern sky after sunset)

If you can, check out “Fear Factories: The Cae for Compassionate
Conservatism–for Animals” by Matthew Scully in the May 23rd, 200t
issue of The American Conservative

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