1. The entire Oregon coast is public land.
2. France was the first country to start using the metric system, in 1795. St. Lucia was the most recent, in 2005.
3. The lead role in “Die Hard” was originally offered to Frank Sinatra . . . since it was technically the sequel to a movie he’d starred in called “The Detective”. But he was 73 at the time, and turned it down.
4. The tallest mountain in the solar system is on Mars. It’s 16 miles high, or about three times higher than the tallest mountain on Earth.
5. The longest marriage ever was just under 91 years. It was a couple in England, and they were married from 1925 until the husband died in 2016.