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Date: Thu, 6 Jun 1996 12:04:16 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: 47

There is a restaurant in Seattle called "Latitude 47"
There is a gallery in Seattle called "Ag47" (which is Silver's number)
There is a gallery in LA called Gallery 47

Date: Wed, 5 Jun 1996 15:46:52 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: assorted 47s

1. A recent search of Alta Vista yielded this treasure:

2. The American Physical Society has 47,000 members.

3. There are now 47 members in the Quill Society.

See this site:

4. There is a nightclub called "Club 47" in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Date: Tue, 4 Jun 1996 17:13:06 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: CP-47

The movie industry makes frequent use of clothespins. However, being
an industry, clothespins are not called clothespins. They are: "CP-47"s.

Date: Tue, 4 Jun 1996 15:20:35 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Swiss47

from today (tuesday) 's new york times:

ARTICLE 47 Switzerland's law makes it illegal for bank employees to
reveal information about customers, even accidentally.

Date: Mon, 3 Jun 1996 16:57:17 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: if you were born in '47

I found a b-day card for those born in ' has all sorts of tidbits:

-Near You was a popular song then
-Jackie Robinson plays for the Dodgers, is 1st black player in majors
-us air force captain, chuck yeager is the first man to fly faster than
the speed of sound
-Howard Hughes designs and builds the Spuce Goose.
-The Blizzard of '47 hits, dropping 25.8" of snow on NYC w/in 20 hours.
-Marcel Marceau uses the character of a white-faced clown to bring the art
of Mime into the mainstream.
-The move to suburbs creates a tremendous demand for lawn mowers, over
380,000 are sold this year.
-sugar rationing comes to an end
-a united airlines crew reports being passed by 9 flying discs over Idaho
-David Bowie 1/8
-nolan ryan 1/31
-dan quayle 2/4
-tyne daly 2/21
-billy crystal 3/14
-glenn close 3/19
-john ratzenberger 4/6
-david letterman 4/12
-doug henning 5/3
-ron wood 6/1
-salmon rushdie 6/19
-oj simpson 7/9
-arlo guthrie 7/10
-danielle steel 8/14
-jane curtain 9/6
-stephen king 9/21
-kevin kline 10/24
-jaclyn smith 10/26
-john larroquette 11/25
-david mamet 11/30
-gregg allman 12/5
-carleton fisk 12/26

Date: Mon, 3 Jun 1996 15:11:01 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: sightings

Custer's 7th Cavalry Regiment at Little Big Horn consisted of 647 men.

The Voice of America broadcasts in 47 languages.

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