RANDOM TIDS & BITS- Thurs 3/14/19

Before the 1920s, the movie industry wasn’t in Hollywood.  They filmed in Jacksonville, Florida in the winter, and New York the rest of the year.  But Jacksonville politicians eventually kicked them out, and the whole industry moved to Los Angeles.

New Zealand is named after a province in the Netherlands called Zeeland, spelled Z-E-E-L-A-N-D.  And a Dutch explorer was the first person to spot New Zealand in 1642 . . . you know, not counting all the native people who already lived there.

Number of different family relationships for which Hallmark makes cards: 105