Five Random Facts for Friday

Here are some random facts for you.


1.  Isaac Newton believed the world would end in 2060, not based on his scientific studies or findings, but based on the extreme religious beliefs he developed late in his life.


2.  Only two American artists have made a music video for over $1 million in the past decade:  Madonna’s video for “Give Me All Your Luvin'” in 2012 cost $1.5 million, and Gwen Stefani’s  “Make Me Like You” in 2016 cost $4 million.


3.  Richard Johnson, the ninth vice president of the U.S., was in a relationship with a slave he inherited named Julia Chinn.  It was illegal to marry a slave, but he openly acknowledged her as his common-law wife and they had two daughters.


4.  Rob Schneider has a 29-year-old daughter named Tanner Schneider who uses the stage name  Elle King, and she had a hit song a few years back called Ex’s & Oh’s.



5.  The North Korean government owns a chain restaurant called Pyongyang that has locations in several other countries including China, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia.  And it serves dog meat.


(New York Post / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / Wikipedia)