RANDOM TIDS & BITS- Thurs 2/07/19

There are only two songs that spent at least 10 weeks at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart without ever making it to number one:  Foreigner’s “Waiting for a Girl Like You” and Missy Elliott’s “Work It”.       

The hundreds of Jonestown cult members who killed themselves in 1978 didn’t actually drink poisoned Kool-Aid.  They drank poisoned Flavor Aid, which is a cheap knock-off of Kool-Aid.

Only four presidential candidates have had a name that wasn’t in the top 1,000 baby names the year they ran:  Adlai Stevenson in 1952 and ’56 . . . Barack Obama in 2008 and ’12 . . . Willard “Mitt” Romney in 2012 . . . and Hillary Clinton in 2016.