Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33.
Mary Katherine Campbell was the only woman to win the Miss America title twice, 1922 and 1923.
The world's first TV news helicopter was introduced by KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles on 4 July 1958.
The word "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian phrase "Shah Mat", which means "the king is dead".
The naval rank of "Admiral" is derived from the Arabic phrase "amir al bahr", which means "lord of the sea".
It is one of the distinct sounds of summer: the noise of people tapping the tops of their cans of fizzy drink […]