Adam’s Fun Facts: Paula Abdul, Happy Meals, International Space Center & More!

by: Adam Alexander
What record does Paula Abdul’s “Forever Your Girl” hold? What is the most expensive thing that has ever been built? How does McDonald’s hold a record in for the biggest distributor AND It’s not a food item! All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:
1. Paula Abdul’s debut album “Forever Your Girl” had the longest time between its debut and hitting number one on the Billboard charts. It was released in June of 1988 and hit number one 64 weeks later, in October of 1989. (Wikipedia)

2. The first black video game character was in an Atari game called “Basketball” in 1979. (intage Computing)

3. During the 1960s “Batman” TV series, Robin said 367 different things after the word “Holy!” in his catchphrase. They include “Holy armadillo!”, “Holy hamburger!”, “Holy grammar!” and “Holy unrefillable prescriptions!” (Wikipedia)

4. The International Space Station is the most expensive thing that’s ever been built. The estimated cost is around $150 billion. (Wikipedia)

5. Because there’s a toy in every Happy Meal, McDonald’s is the world’s largest distributor of toys. On a similar note, the largest producer of tires in the world is Lego. (Fiscal Times)

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