RANDOM TIDS & BITS- Fri 2/08/19

Only one person under 30 has ever won the Oscar for Best Actor . . . Adrien Brody won for “The Pianist” when he was 29.         

Coffee tables are a result of prohibition.  Before 1920, the tables in living rooms were called “cocktail tables.”  But once alcohol became illegal, people started serving coffee to their guests instead, and the name “coffee table” stuck. 

More than 80 countries celebrate Labor Day on May 1st, and call it International Workers’ Day.  The U.S. and Canada are the only two that celebrate it on the first Monday of September.