Have a minute spare for 5 random facts?

Have a minute spare for 5 random facts?









British musician Paul Hardcastle released a song in 1985 titled 19. The song carried a strong anti-war sentiment, particularly focused on the United States of America’s involvement in the Vietnam War. It was an instant success, staying at the top of the UK charts for five whole weeks. While popular in many countries, it only ever ranked at number 15 in US charts.

It takes approximately 19 years for the lunar phases of the moon to appear again on the same day of the year. For example, the moon was full on August 15th in both the years 2000 and 2019. This cycle of about 19 years is called the Metonic Cycle.

On November 9, 2008, Anita Schwarz was awarded the Guinness World Record for the most beer steins carried over 131.3 feet (40 meters) by a woman. Hailing from Mesenich, Germany, Anita was able to carry 19 steins without dropping a single one.

There are 19 calories in a tablespoon of cinnamon. I’m not sure why you would want to eat a tablespoon of cinnamon in the first place – but at least it’s not that unhealthy!

In 2008 British musician Adele released an album titled 19. The album, which was at the top of Billboard’s Catalog Albums chart for ten out of 11 weeks, was titled as such because Adele was just 19 when it was released.

If you’re speaking rapidly and without pause, you could be described as talking 19 to the dozen. The meaning behind the expression is that one who talks this way is speaking 19 words in the time it would normally take to speak 12 words.

The number 19 is scattered all-throughout Stephen King’s epic eight-book series titled The Dark Tower. Without giving too much away, it is constantly referenced in important yet mysterious ways. You’ll only have to read it to find out more!

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