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TIL Gatorade + Beer was sold as Hop’n Gator, in the 70’s.
TIL that Héctor Castro, an Uruguayan footballer, won the 1930 World Cup with an amputated right forearm. He accidentally amputated his right forearm while using an electric saw aged 13.
TIL; There is a tribe which worships Prince Phillip as a god
TIL Swedish band Roxette's success in the US is directly attributed to a Minnesotan who studied abroad in Sweden. He passed off their CD to a Minneapolis DJ and 'The Look' quickly became a fan favorite. Other stations followed suit and record label decided to take the act international.
TIL there is a zone in France that has been restricted for 100 years because of events that took place during World War I.
TIL of Operation Vegetarian a British WWII project to introduce anthrax into German beef and dairy herds and possibly spread to the human population.