Google just analyzed searches for baby names in the past year, and found the most common names new parents have been searching for.
The top three boy names nationwide are: Michael, James, and Avery. The top three girl names are: Elizabeth, Olivia, and Emma.
They also broke down the most popular names in each state. Most states have pretty traditional results . . . after all, when you have millions of people searching, it’s hard for something TOO obscure to break through. And yet . . . some states still found a way.
The most obscure boy names that managed to be the top search in a state are: Ahmed in South Dakota . . . Ezekiel in Kansas . . . Zyion in Arkansas . . . Nico in Massachusetts . . . and Aniyah in Hawaii.
Add this to the endless list of things we can blame on the Kardashians.
A new survey asked 110,000 Americans which nationality is the sexiest . . . and ARMENIAN women were voted the hottest in the world. Obviously the Kardashians are the most high-profile Armenian women out there.
They aren’t the only celebrities with fingerprints on the list. Women from Barbados came in second, and we’re pretty sure the credit for that goes to RIHANNA. Also cool? People from Barbados are called ‘Barbadian.’
The ten sexiest nationalities for women are: Armenian . . . Barbadian . . . American . . . Colombian . . . British . . . Australian . . . Brazilian . . . Filipina . . . Bulgarian . . . and Lebanese.
The ten sexiest men are: Irish . . . Australian . . . Pakistani . . . American . . . British . . . Scottish . . . Italian . . . Nigerian . . . Danish . . . and Spanish.
General Ignacio Zaragoza’s troops were outnumbered three to one as they battled the invading French army. They may have been outnumbered but they had the will to win, and that’s what they did. The won!
It is now celebrated as Cinco de Mayo Day.
The Thirteenth Amendment was ratified, abolishing slavery in the U.S.
Music Hall was dedicated in New York City!
It was later renamed Carnegie Hall
Jim Bailey became the first runner to break the four-minute mile in the U.S.
He was clocked at 3:58.5
Alan Shepard became the first American in space
and then lastly…
The final episode of Boy Meets World aired on ABC!
This was my show when I was growing up…
…and at age 30, this boy still hasn’t met the world!
There are a lot of dumb rules still in place in the state of Kansas, like “Rabbits may not be shot from motorboats” and “If two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed”. That’s just the tip of the iceberg!