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Wise World of Wellen

Wise World of Wellen

Wise World of Wellen

  1. 90% of the people in the world live in the Northern Hemisphere.
  2. The average height in the NBA has gone up about four inches since the league started in the late ’40s. It started at 6-foot-3, and now it’s 6-foot-7.
  3. Jimi Hendrix got paid $18,000 for playing at Woodstock . . . that was the most anyone got. A band called Quill got paid the least:  $375.
  4. Jell-O created four flavors to use in salads in the 1960s: Celery . . . Italian salad . . . mixed vegetables . . . and seasoned tomato.  They were actually popular for a little while but eventually all flopped and were discontinued.
  5. The Kentucky Derby is the oldest major American sporting event. It’s happened every single year since 1875.