1. Burma, Liberia and the USA do not use the metric system of weights and measures.
  2. Skijoring is a winter sport where a skier is pulled by a dog, a horse or a motor vehicle.
  3. The Channel Tunnel opened in May,1994.
  4. The James Bond film Goldfinger first featured the Aston Martin DBS.
  5. John Buchan, who wrote the book on which the Hitchcock movie The Thirty-nine Steps is based, became Lord Tweedsmuir, and was appointed Canada’s 15th governor-general.