Anthropologists have recreated the name of the ancient Indo-European sky god DyΔ“us or DyαΈ—us PhtαΈ—r(Sky Father)from which is derived Deus, Dio, Zeus/Zeus Pater, Jove/Jupiter, ΰ€¦ΰ₯ΰ€―ΰ₯Œΰ€·ΰ₯(DyΓ‘uαΉ£), Deva, Tyr, Day, Tuesday, and Deity among many others en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dy%…
Aimee Mann from 'Til Tuesday is the female backing vocals for Rush's "Time Stand Still" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim…
9/11 was a "Super Tuesday" of music releases - including hugely anticipated albums by Jay-Z, Bob Dylan, Nickelback, Ben Folds, Mariah Carey and many more, and TWO album covers that depicted WTC being on fire villagevoice.com/2014/09/…
Today I learned of Oleg Gordievsky, a KGB/MI6 double agent. If he required MI6 rescue, he was to stand on a street corner in Moscow at 730pm on a Tuesday holding a safeway bag, wearing a grey cap. MI6 would acknowledge by walking past him eating a chocolate bar. MI6 monitored this street corner for 10 years. theguardian.com/books/201…
The first known appearance of the phrase "Taco Tuesday" is in the October 16, 1933, edition of the El Paso Herald-Post, in an advertisement for the White Star Cafeteria at the St. Regis Hotel. aei.org/technology-and-in…
While Benjamin Franklin was in Paris during the American Revolution, his secretary was a British spy. The spy used the cover of weekly letters about β€œgallantry” (exploits with women). He would write in-between the lines in a special ink and leave the letter in a dead drop every Tuesday night. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edw…
The the term "Taco Tuesday" is legally owned by Taco John's and they have issued hundreds of cease and desist letters demanding companies stop holding Taco Tuesdays. chowhound.com/post/taco-j…
In the United States the reason voting takes place on a Tuesday is in 1845 it could take rural farmers up to a day of travelling by horse and cart to get to a voting station. Wednesday was typically market day and Sunday was the Biblical Sabbath so Tuesday was chosen to allow ample travel time. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ele…
In 1992, Sega orchestrated the world's first global launch of a video game, Sonic the Hedgehog 2. They chose a Tuesday and dubbed the event "Sonic 2sday". At the time, new games would release at different stores on different days. Thanks to Sega, Tuesday is now the industry standard. businessinsider.com/why-v…
Some days of the week were named after Germanic gods... Tig for Tuesday, Wodin for Wednesday, Thor for Thursday, and Frei for Friday en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nam…
Year 2038 will face the same issue as the Y2K problem on digital systems. The latest time it can represent is 03:14:07 on Tuesday, 19 January 2038 and will follow by 13 December 1901 at 20:45:52 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yea…
Taco John's owns the trademark for "Taco Tuesday" vice.com/en_us/article/vv…
Alexander I of Yugoslavia refused to attend public events on Tuesdays after three family members died on that day of the week. After finally being forced to appear on Tuesday, he was promptly assassinated. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
There is a residential area in Stockholm, Sweden just north of the Stockholm University that has a tradition whereby at 10 PM every Tuesday the residents open their windows and scream for several minutes to relieve stress caused by university exams. youtube.com/watch?v=o-tBQ…
US election day is always held on a Tuesday because in 1845 farmers often needed a full day to travel by horse-drawn vehicles to the county seat to vote. Farmers would leave Monday, vote on Tuesday and be back in time for market day, which was on Wednesday. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ele…
Taco John's Restaurant has trademarked the term "Taco Tuesday" and is not afraid to sue those who use it. munchies.vice.com/en_us/a…
During the filming of Django Unchained, Leonardo DiCaprio stopped mid-scene because he was having "a difficult time" using so many racial slurs. Samuel L. Jackson then pulled him aside telling him, "mother fucker, this is just another Tuesday for us." 24wired.tv/59513/the-elle…
The word "Tuesday" comes from the old English word TiwesdΓ¦g, which was named after the Nordic god Tyr. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tue…
The crash of 1987 known as "Black Monday" is called "Black Tuesday" in Asia because of the time zones. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
Voting is on Tuesdays because the US was mostly an agrarian society. People needed time to travel to the voting booth and voting day couldn’t interfere with Church activities or market day which normally fell on Wednesday’s. npr.org/2016/11/01/500208…
Mark Davis, owner of the Oakland Raiders NFL team, is worth $500 million but drives a 1997 minivan and carries a 2003 dumbphone. Until recently he ate at Hooters every Tuesday night for $12.99 all-you-can-eat wings. Davis travels to southern California to get his unusual bowl haircut. espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/1…
In the first episode of Futurama, Bender takes Fry to the Head Museum saying, "It's Free on Tuesdays." December 31st 2999 will, in fact, be a Tuesday. theinfosphere.org/Space_P…
J.R.R.Tolkien (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings) and C.S.Lewis (The Chronicles of Narnia) were friends at Oxford. They organised a literary group for budding writers who would share their stories over lunch and a beer in the same pub every Tuesday. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ink…
In Newfoundland Canada and in other parts of the world that they put money and other objects in their pancakes as part of a tradition called Shrove Tuesday heritage.nf.ca/articles/s…
July 10, 2015 was the first day new music officially started being released on Fridays, instead of Tuesdays (US). npr.org/sections/therecor…
Albums are always released on Tuesdays in the US, and no one really knows why npr.org/blogs/therecord/2…
The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. It was founded to honour the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers. dol.gov/general/laborday/…
In the US, more babies are born on Monday and Tuesday than any other day because doctors don't like scheduling c-sections and induced labour on the weekend. babycenter.com/0_surprisi…
Video games are commonly released on Tuesdays thanks to Sonic The Hedgehog businessinsider.com/why-v…
At the University of California, Berkeley - On the first Tuesday of each month from 12-1pm during the fall and spring semesters, there is a "Pet Hugs" therapy dog event to provide stress relief to students. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spr…
The Bedlam asylum was one of most popular tourist attractions of 18th century London. Visitors paid a penny to watch suffering inmates. Entry was free on Tuesdays. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bet…
The Pennsylvania Dutch celebrate their own version of Fat Tuesday, called Fastnacht (Fast Night) - where they bake and eat doughnuts en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fas…
β€œTuesday Morning” is so named because Tuesday is the β€œfirst positive day of the week” tuesdaymorning.com/how-we…
On Tuesdays, postal workers in Finland will mow your lawn for a fee. theatlantic.com/internati…
Black Tuesday marked the end of the stock market crash of 1929 (oct. 24-29). blacktuesday.org/
, in the Philippines, License plates ending in 1 and 2 are prohibited from driving on Mondays, those ending in 3 and 4 cannot drive on Tuesday, 5 and 6 on Wednesday, 7 and 8 on Thursday, and 9 and 0 on Friday. movingtothephilippines.ne…
The Friday the 13th movies are titled "Martes 13" (Tuesday the 13th) in Spain and certain Latin-American countries, because their unlucky day is Tuesday the 13th instead of Friday. es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fri…
The two most extreme (inhabited) time zones on earth are 25 hours apart. This means that when it's 11pm on Sunday in American Samoa, it's 12am on Tuesday in The Line Islands, Kiribati. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lin…
"Jupiter" comes from Proto-Indoeuropean "dyeu-peter" meaning "god father". The root "dyeu" gives Greek "Zeus", Latin "deus" for "god", and "Tuesday" from the Proto-Germanic god "Tiwaz" . From "peter" came Enlgish "father", related to Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, and other words for "father". etymonline.com/index.php?…
Pancakes were considered religious and eaten in excess the Tuesday (Fat Tuesday) before Lent to use up all the eggs, milk and sugar before the 40 day fast. Also, women would run in a race to church while flipping pancakes in a pan. wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrove…
Judge Samuel King was so angry because jurors were late to his trail that he said, "I hereby order that it cease raining by Tuesday morning." A 5 year drought proceeded in 1986 in CA. Then he said, "It is ordered that rain shall fall in California beginning February 27, 1991." And so it did. articles.latimes.com/1991…
The song "Happy Days Are Here Again" was recorded on the same day that the stock market crashed, "Black Tuesday". huffingtonpost.com/robert…
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday are named after Norse gods: Tyr's day, Wodan's day (Odin), Thor's day, and Frigg's day omniglot.com/language/tim…
In 2004, Alex Trebek fell asleep while driving his pickup truck near Templeton, CA. The truck sideswiped a string of mailboxes, flew 45 ft over an embankment, and into a ditch. Trebek was not cited for the accident and returned to work taping Jeopardy! the following Tuesday. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ale…
US elections are usually held on Tuesdays because it did not interfere with the Biblical Sabbath or with market day, which was on typically on Wednesday. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ele…
At 03:14 UTC on Tuesday, 19 January 2038, 32 bit computer systems will not be able to calculate the date and time beyond that and will reset to 13 December 1901. There is no universal fix. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yea…
The official law governing when federal elections are to be held, requires them to be on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. history.com/news/ask-hist…
Today I learned of Śmigus-dyngu, meaning "Wet Monday", a celebration held on Easter Monday in Poland and Ukraine. Traditionally, boys throw water over girls and spank them with pussy willow branches on Easter Monday, and girls do the same to boys on Easter Tuesday. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5…
The French have a holiday for eating crΓͺpes on the 2nd of Feb, instead of Shrove Tuesday cntraveler.com/story/how-…
Friday is the most dangerous day of the week, and Tuesday is the safest. theguardian.com/lifeandst…

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