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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of a Kuwaiti ambassador, and her story fabricated by American PR firm Hill & Knowlton

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TIL in 1990, a 15 year old girl testified before Congress, describing how Iraqi soldiers killed babies in a Kuwaiti hospital. This helped stir US favor for the Gulf War. The girl was later found to be the daughter of

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TIL the US Murder rate in 2014 is less that half of what it was in 1990, and far lower than the 70’s and 80’s.

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TIL the US Murder rate in 2014 is less that half of what it was in 1990, and far lower than the 70’s and 80’s. submitted by EKEEFE41 [link] [917 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Emir of Dubai from 1958 to 1990, said of their oil-centric economy: “My grandfather rode a camel, my father rode a camel, I drive a Mercedes, my son drives a Land Rover, his son will drive a Land Rover, but his son will ride a camel.”

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TIL that Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Emir of Dubai from 1958 to 1990, said of their oil-centric economy: “My grandfather rode a camel, my father rode a camel, I drive a Mercedes, my son drives a Land Rover,

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TIL that when Benjamin Franklin died in 1790, he willed the cities of Boston and Philadelphia $4,400 each, but with the stipulation that the money could not be spent for 200 years. By 1990 Boston’s trust was worth over $5 million.

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TIL that when Benjamin Franklin died in 1790, he willed the cities of Boston and Philadelphia ,400 each, but with the stipulation that the money could not be spent for 200 years. By 1990 Boston’s trust was worth over million.

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TIL in 1990, the most obese state in America (Mississippi, 15%) still had a lower rate than the least obese state in America today (Colorado, 21%)

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TIL in 1990, the most obese state in America (Mississippi, 15%) still had a lower rate than the least obese state in America today (Colorado, 21%) submitted by i_pee_in_the_sink [link] [2308 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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TIL that when Benjamin Franklin died in 1790, he willed the cities of Boston and Philadelphia $4,400 each, but with the stipulation that the money could not be spent for 200 years. By 1990 Boston’s trust was worth over $5 million.

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TIL that when Benjamin Franklin died in 1790, he willed the cities of Boston and Philadelphia ,400 each, but with the stipulation that the money could not be spent for 200 years. By 1990 Boston’s trust was worth over million.

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TIL Wendy Williams had to pay Warner Music $700 in royalties in order to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to someone on her TV show. Warner bought the song in 1990 for $15 million and claims all public performances of the song are illegal unless royalties are paid to them.

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TIL Wendy Williams had to pay Warner Music 0 in royalties in order to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to someone on her TV show. Warner bought the song in 1990 for million and claims all public performances of the song are

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TIL in 1990, parents sued Judas Priest over their son’s suicide, claiming a song contained the words “Do it” when listened to backwards. Judas Priest won the case, and said if they did add subliminal messages, it would have said “Buy seven records”

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TIL in 1990, parents sued Judas Priest over their son’s suicide, claiming a song contained the words “Do it” when listened to backwards. Judas Priest won the case, and said if they did add subliminal messages, it would have said

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TIL if Germany wins the world cup today, it would be the first time as a united country. The 1954, 1974, and 1990 world cup was won by West Germany.

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TIL if Germany wins the world cup today, it would be the first time as a united country. The 1954, 1974, and 1990 world cup was won by West Germany. submitted by penismissle [link] [309 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL IMDb is one of the oldest websites on the internet, and began on Usenet in 1990 as a list of “actresses with beautiful eyes”

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TIL IMDb is one of the oldest websites on the internet, and began on Usenet in 1990 as a list of “actresses with beautiful eyes” submitted by theybothsink [link] [517 comments] Source: Today I Learned (TIL)

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