1. Two thirds of the caviar eaten in the world is consumed on the QE2.
  2. Tennessee Williams choked to death on a bottle cap in 1983.
  3.  The extraction of the stringy sap of the Russian dandelion is in lab experiments as a source of non-allergenic rubber.  Recognized since the 1930s as such, the process was so expensive that is was shelved, but today new cheaper technology has been developed.
  4. Jim Benning is the new General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks.  His last position was assistant general manager of the Boston Bruins.
  5. Ian Tyson and his then wife Sylvia made popular the folk song ‘Four Strong Winds’. Tyson also composed it.