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The most popular male name in the U.S. during the 1980s—ranking number one from 1980 straight through to 1989—was Michael.

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All the Vietnam scenes in the film Forrest Gump were filmed on islands off the coast of South Carolina—Fripp Island and Hunting Island State Park.

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Gray squirrels are prolific reforesters—of the thousands of nuts each squirrel buries every year, many are forgotten and go on to become the next generation of trees the squirrels forage from.

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When IBM introduced hard drives in the 1950s, the price was so astronomical that companies leased them by the month; the lease price of their first hard drive was $3,200 a month (equivalent to around $30,000 when adjusted for inflation).

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