by Diana Filer
- The country with the highest voter turnout is Vietnam in 2016, with 99.3% of the population going to the polls.
- Norma Jean Dougherty, nee Mortenson, was Marilyn Monroe when she started in movies.
- Queen Herodias was the mother of Salome.
- Portugal and Britain have never warred with each other, the result of the Treaty of Windsor of 1373. It is the oldest active treaty in the world.
- Gene Kiniski was formerly an Edmonton Eskimo before becoming a heavyweight boxer.