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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

WORD OF THE DAY

Gallimaufry [gal-uh-maw-free] (noun) (chiefly literary) 1. a hodgepodge; jumble; confused medley; 2. a ragout or hash.

FILM FACTS

In "Wayne's World," Garth, at one point, wears a T-shirt with what band on it?

A. Metallica

B. Queensryche

C. Alice Cooper

D. Van Halen

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

16: Mantis shrimp are thought to have the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom. Compared to the three types of photoreceptor cells that humans possess in their eyes, the eyes of a mantis shrimp have between 12 and 16 types of photoreceptors cells.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

May 5, 1961: From Cape Canaveral, Florida, Navy Commander Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. is launched into space aboard the Freedom 7 space capsule, becoming the first American astronaut to travel into space.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

Pop singer Adele (33)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge." - William Shakespeare

TRIVIA ANSWER

D. Van Halen

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