Adam’s Fun Facts: Sir Mix-a-Lot, Muhammad Ali, The North Star & More

What inspired Sir Mix-a-Lot to write “Baby Got Back”?  How many stars are brighter than The North Star?  Why is Muhammad Ali the only person to have their star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on a wall? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:

1. Benjamin Harrison had two pet opossums when he was president named Mr. Reciprocity and Mr. Protection. (Presidential Pet Museum)

2. The North Star isn’t actually the brightest star in the sky, there are 48 that are brighter. (Space)

3. The layer of copper that covers the Statue of Liberty is only slightly thicker than a penny. (Liberty Ellis Foundation)

4. Sir Mix-a-Lot was inspired to write “Baby Got Back” when he saw the skinny women with small butts in a Bud Light commercial featuring the party dog Spuds MacKenzie. (A.V. Club)

5. Muhammad Ali is the only person with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that’s on a wall. He requested that because he didn’t want people walking on the name “Muhammad.” (Wikipedia)

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