And Now for the Most Random… 
(How could we not share them with you?)
— Jack Boulware

-In 1968, comedian and Bewitched regular Paul Lynde debuted as the center square on the game show Hollywood Squares. Among his legendary wisecracks: To the question “Why would you throw a lemon down a garbage disposal?” Lynde replied, “Because it was very, very naughty.”
 

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-In 1972, a new electronic “video game” called Pong was installed in Andy Capp’s Tavern, a bar in Sunnyvale, California. Within one day, people were lining up outside, waiting for the pub to open. Today, the video-game industry is a $7 billion business worldwide.

-The documentary film Koyaanisqatsi (“life out of balance”) was released in 1982 and became a cult hit for its sequences of humans struggling with technology. It was chosen for preservation in the National Film Registry in 2000 for its cultural significance.

-All U.S. presidents elected after January 1, 1997, along with their spouses, will receive only 10 years of protection from the Secret Service. President Clinton was the last president to qualify for lifelong protection.

 


 

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