Sunday, June 1, 2008


Here is some trivia about the number 55 from Wikipedia:

55 delegates attended the Constitutional Convention in 1787.
There are 55 gallons in a drum containing liquid.
55 was the highest speed limit allowed in the US between 1974 and 1986.
In years of marriage, 55 is the emerald wedding anniversary.
55 is restaurant slang for root beer.
In 1973, Spiro Agnew, resigned the Vice Presidency at age 55.
55 is the atomic number of caesium.
The number 55 is also know as double-nickles in the gambling world.

The number 55 can also be written as fifty-five (Cardinal), LV (Roman) and 110111 (Binary)

Famous people who will turn 55 this month: John Edwards, Tim Allen, Cyndi Lauper, and fourdogmom.

1 comment:

Tam said...

Happy Birthday!

55, wow. That's old ;-)