by Diana Filer
- A chem trail is the mistaken theory that the vapour trails of airplanes are filled with noxious substances.
- Malta is due south of Sicily.
- Hardwood trees are formed from seeds enclosed in capsules, while softwoods produce seeds without a covering.
- Peter Lougheed, premier of Alberta from 1971 to 1985, was the grandson of Isabella Clark Hardisty, the daughter of two Metis.
- Janet Gaynor played Vicki Lester in the first, 1937, version of A Star is Born.