4th of July Assortment
Thursday, July 04, 2013
O’Shea can you see by the dawn’s early light.
How many U.S. flags were planted on the lunar surface by Apollo astronauts?
Six. Apollo 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 each left a flag on the moon.
“Believe It or Not,” from Greatest American Hero
In the late 1970s and early ’80s, Joey Scarbury was a session singer and songwriter for hire. Then TV composer Mike Post gave him his big break, selecting him to sing the theme song for a new show about a bumbling superhero called Greatest American Hero. The song, whose official title is “Theme from Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not),” went to #2 in 1981. The show ran for three seasons. Scarbury continued to write songs for radio and TV and became a minor country music star in the 1990s, but he never had another pop hit.
Howdy Doody had 48 freckles, one for each state in the union (at the time).