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I'm counting 513 DYKS and am glad to award you this 500 DYK medal. Congrats and thanks for all your great contributions in a wide area of wiki! PumpkinSky talk 03:27, 16 December 2011 (UTC)

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Lead hooks (6500 pageviews or more)[edit]

New pageview counter since 2016[edit]

Article (DYK date) Image Time on mainpage DYK views Views / hour Net views Net / hour DYK hook
Bryant McIntosh
(12:01, 18 March 2017 - 00:50, 19 March 2017)
20170301 NW-UM Bryant McIntosh in the halfcourt.jpg 12:49 8,676 676.9 8096 631.7 ... that Bryant McIntosh (pictured) holds the single-season and career assist records for Northwestern Wildcats men's basketball?

Old pageview counter pre-2016[edit]

Article (DYK date) Image Time on mainpage DYK views Views / hour Net views Net / hour DYK hook
Anthony Davis (basketball)
(00:00, 3 April 2012 - 08:00, 3 April 2012)
Anthony Davis dunk.JPG 8:00 94,410 11801.3 76,984 9,623.0 ... that 2012 National Player of the Year Anthony Davis (pictured) was unknown locally and nationally through his junior year of high school basketball?
Saxbe fix
(18:25, 29 November 2008 - 00:30, 30 November 2008)
Hclintonm cropped.jpg 6:05 39587 6507.5 37468.5 6159.2 ... that Hillary Rodham Clinton (pictured) may be ineligible for appointment as United States Secretary of State by Barack Obama unless a Saxbe fix can be worked out?
"Gentleman" (Psy song)
(16:00, 1 May 2013 - 00:00, 2 May 2013)
Psy 3, 2013.jpg 8:00 28195 3649.4 21271.5 2658.9 ... that the music video for "Gentleman", the latest single by PSY (pictured), has set a world record with over 38 million single-day page views?
Cat Daddy
(08:00, 29 May 2012 - 16:00, 29 May 2012)
Kate Upton at 2011 Jets VIP draft party (crop).jpg 8:00 25686 3210.8 25132.5 3141.6 ... that a bikini-clad rendition of the "Cat Daddy" dance by the reigning Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model Kate Upton (pictured) was temporarily banned from YouTube?
Drowning Girl
(16:00, 24 May 2012 - 00:00, 25 May 2012)
Great Wave off Kanagawa2.jpg 8:00 23557 2944.6 22981.5 2872.7 ... that Roy Lichtenstein's Drowning Girl was adapted from Hokusai's The Great Wave off Kanagawa (pictured)?
The Assembled Parties
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Lucky Guy (play)
The Testament of Mary (play)
(00:00, 10 June 2013 - 08:00, 10 June 2013)
100x100px 8:00 18027 [1] [2] [3] 2253.4 16247.5 20301.0 ... that recently deceased Nora Ephron's last play and Tom Hanks' (pictured) Broadway theatre debut, Lucky Guy, is, along with The Assembled Parties, The Testament of Mary and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a 67th Tony Awards Best Play nominee?
Vanessa Rousso
(02:00, 14 May 2009 - 07:49, 14 May 2009)
Vanessa Rousso.jpg 5:49 15909 2735.1 15449 2656.0 ... that 26-year-old Vanessa Rousso (pictured) is among the top five females in career earnings in poker history?
A Star Is Born (2012 film)
(18:00, 31 January 2011 - 00:00, 1 February 2011)
Beyonce.jpg 6:00 13336 2222.7 12459 2076.5 ... that the 2012 version of A Star Is Born, with Beyoncé Knowles (pictured) slated to star, would be the fourth remake of the film?
Rod Blagojevich federal fraud cases
(16:46, 16 December 2008 - 22:51, 16 December 2008)
Blagojevich cropped.jpg 6:05 11344 1864.8 10140 1666.8 ... that the Rod Blagojevich fraud cases (Blagojevich pictured) caused the Illinois General Assembly to consider erasing the Illinois Governor's statutory power to appoint a United States Senate replacement for Barack Obama?
Joe Cada
(00:49, 18 November 2009 - 06:49, 18 November 2009)
JoeCada.jpg 6:00 10220 1703.3 8365 1394.2 ... that at 21 years old, Joe Cada (pictured) is the youngest person to win the World Series of Poker main event?
Red Tail Project
(00:00, 6 January 2010 - 06:00, 6 January 2010)
P-51C-18.jpg 6:00 9938 1656.3 9354 1559.0 ... that the Red Tail Project evolved after a United States Air Force P-51 Mustang (pictured) flown by the Tuskegee Airmen was passed through several owners for over 40 years?
Jasmin Ouschan
(02:14, 9 August 2009 - 08:14, 9 August 2009)
20090606 Jasmine Ouschan headshot.jpg 6:00 7955 1325.8 7892 1315.3 ... that Jasmin Ouschan (pictured), who was born in 1986 and won her first European Championship in 1999, is a nineteen-time European billiards champion?
Selina_Meyer
(21:14, 1 January 2014 - 08:00, 2 January 2014)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus VF 2012 Shankbone 3.jpg 10:46 7455 692.4 7366.5 684.2 ... that when Julia Louis-Dreyfus (pictured) won an Emmy for playing Selina Meyer, she became the first actress to win Primetime Emmy Awards for three different regular cast roles?
Kasim Reed
(02:10, 3 December 2008 - 08:15, 3 December 2008)
Battle flag of the Confederate States of America.svg 6:05 6831 1122.9 6810 1119.5 ... that Kasim Reed, a 2009 Atlanta mayoral candidate, is known for keeping the battle emblem of the Confederate States of America (pictured) from being considered for inclusion on the Georgia State Flag?
Sandi Jackson
(17:30, 18 November 2008 - 23:35, 18 November 2008)
Sandi Jackson.jpg 6:05 6530 1073.4 5989.5 984.6 ... that Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson (pictured) transferred from Georgetown University Law Center to University of Illinois College of Law to be with her future husband, U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.?

Non-lead hooks (5000 pageviews or more)[edit]

New pageview counter since 2016[edit]

Article (DYK date) Time on mainpage DYK views Views / hour Net views Net / hour DYK hook
D. J. Wilson
2017–18 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team
(01:37, 23 June 2017 - 01:22, 24 June 2017)
23:45 15,699 + 1,364=17,063 718.4 16,010 674.1 ... that D. J. Wilson entered the 2017 NBA draft rather than staying in college and playing for the 2017–18 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team?
Cybergeddon (film)
(00:00, 21 November 2016 - 00:00, 22 November 2016)
24:00 9,166 381.9 9127.5 380.3 ... that when it was released in 2012, Cybergeddon was the most expensive web series ever made?
Pop out cake
(15:33, 5 July 2016 - 03:18, 6 July 2016)
11:45 6,894 586.7 6812.5 579.8 ... that an early predecessor of the pop out cake was a pie from which a dwarf emerged for Charles I of England in 1626?
Wonut
(00:00, 30 October 2016 - 00:00, 31 October 2016)
24:00 6,684 278.5 6650 277.1 ... that the wonut is a combination of a waffle and doughnut that went viral in April 2014 following media exposure?

Old pageview counter pre-2016[edit]

Article (DYK date) Time on mainpage DYK views Views / hour Net views Net / hour DYK hook
Lucy Li
(21:05, 19 June 2014 - 05:20, 20 June 2014)
8:15 29357 3558.4 21637.5 2622.7 ... that golfer Lucy Li set records as the youngest U.S. Women's Amateur Championship qualifier at age 10 in 2013 and the youngest U.S. Women's Open Championship qualifier at age 11 in 2014?
Rosemary's Baby (miniseries)
(22:21, 11 May 2014 - 10:36, 12 May 2014)
12:15 23292 1901.4 18788 1533.7 ... that the 2014 adaptation of Rosemary's Baby starring Zoe Saldana is set in Paris rather than New York City like the original novel?
Emily Ratajkowski
(12:11, 24 October 2014 - 00:00, 25 October 2014)
11:49 21069 1783.0 14764.5 1249.5 ... that Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Emily Ratajkowski is featured in the music video for "Blurred Lines", which was the number one song of 2013 in several countries?
Disappearing Model
(‎18:48, 1 May 2009 - 00:48, 2 May 2009)
6:00 18300 3050.0 18197.5 3032.9 ... that Disappearing Model, a body painting in which a model is painted so that she is indistinguishable from her background, is Joanne Gair's most famous work and was displayed on Ripley's Believe It or Not!?
Ready for Love (TV series)
(23:00, 9 April 2013‎ - 07:15, 10 April 2013)
8:15 16148 1957.3 13587.5 1647.0 ... that after NBC shuffled its 2012–13 television schedule, Ready for Love was given a two-hour timeslot following The Voice, starting April 9?
Dylan Penn
treats!
(0:00, 9 September 2014 - 12:00, 9 September 2014)
12:00 16085=12804 + 3281 1340.4 15362 1280.2 ... that Dylan Penn—daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright—declined a US$150,000 offer to pose for a Playboy cover, but later appeared nude behind a $6000 Fendi bag on a treats! cover?
Maria de Lujan Telpuk
(18:38, 21 March 2008 - 02:06, 22 March 2008)
7:28 12238 1639.0 12153.5 1627.7 ...that after discovering a suitcase with US$800,000 in Maletinazo (the suitcase scandal), policewoman Maria de Lujan Telpuk appeared on the cover of the Argentine and Venezuelan editions of Playboy?
Willie Gillis
(18:51, 9 April 2008 - 03:17, 10 April 2008)
8:26 11721 1389.8 11649.5 1381.4 ...that when Norman Rockwell's model for his World War II Willie Gillis series enlisted, The Saturday Evening Post demanded that Rockwell continue the character?
Old Chicago Main Post Office Twin Towers
(12:00, 27 October 2014 - 00:00, 28 October 2014)
12:00 11445 953.8 11346.5 945.5 ... that if built as planned, the Old Chicago Main Post Office Twin Towers will be the tallest building in North America?
Demi's Birthday Suit
(17:39, 30 March 2008 - 01:34, 31 March 2008)
7:55 10448 1319.7 10223.5 1291.4 ...that when Demi Moore appeared nude on the cover of Vanity Fair in the body painting/photograph Demi's Birthday Suit, it commemorated More Demi Moore's one-year anniversary?
Sleeping Girl
I Can See the Whole Room...and There's Nobody in It!
Ohhh...Alright...
(00:00, 28 May 2012 - 08:00, 28 May 2012)
8:00 10447 [4] [5] 1305.9 10045 1255.6 ... that Ohhh...Alright..., I Can See the Whole Room...and There's Nobody in It!, and Sleeping Girl set records for highest priced Roy Lichtenstein work sales at $42.6, $43.2, and $44.8 million, respectively?
Girl with Ball
(16:00, 23 May 2012 - 00:00, 24 May 2012)
8:00 9722 1215.3 9486 1185.8 ... that Roy Lichtenstein's pop art painting Girl with Ball, which was based on a newspaper ad that was still running more than 20 years later, was first sold to Philip Johnson?
TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All-Time
(16:30, 10 April 2012 - 00:15, 11 April 2012)
7:45 9,606 1239.5 8851.5 1142.1 ... that both the 1997 and 2009 versions of TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All-Time included episodes that were only aired two months prior?
Jessica Hart (model)
(11:19, 14 February 2009 - 18:33, 14 February 2009)
7:14 9495 1312.7 9212.5 1273.6 ... that model Jessica Hart, who was selected to appear in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, is known for her gap tooth smile?
A Christmas Story: The Musical
The Trip to Bountiful (play)
(16:00, 9 June 2013 - 00:00, 10 June 2013)
8:00 8798 [6] 1035.3 8005 1000.6 ... that 67th Tony Awards Best Musical nominee A Christmas Story: The Musical was adapted from a 1980s film and Best Revival of a Play nominee The Trip to Bountiful had been adapted into a 1980s film?
Whaam!
(16:00, 22 May 2012 - 00:00, 23 May 2012)
8:00 8669 1083.6 8107.5 1013.4 ... that Roy Lichtenstein considered the discordant panels of his diptych painting Whaam! humorous?
Takka Takka (Roy Lichtenstein)
(16:00, 26 June 2013 - 0:00, 27 June 2013)
8:00 8544 1068 8495.5 1061.9 ...that Takka Takka is a Roy Lichtenstein painting that depicts combat at the Battle of Guadalcanal?
Carly Foulkes
Powers (FX TV series)
(00:00, 5 August 2011 - 08:00, 5 August 2011)
8:00 8479 [7] 1059.9 6334 791.8 ... that T-Mobile myTouch 4G spokesperson Carly Foulkes has been cast in the FX Network television series Powers?
John W. Rogers, Jr.
(18:50, 22 December 2008 - 00:55, 23 December 2008)
6:05 8401 1381.0 8332 1369.6 ... that at a fantasy basketball camp, John W. Rogers, Jr. defeated Michael Jordan in a game of one-on-one, witnessed by John Thompson, Jr., Mike Krzyzewski and Damon Wayans?
United Nations Honour Flag
(16:00, 22 July 2011 - 00:00, 23 July 2011)
8:00 8304 1038.0 8304 1038.0 ... that the United Nations Honour Flag was designed as a symbol of the Allies of World War II at the suggestion of Winston Churchill?
Christine Jorgensen Reveals
(16:00, 8 July 2011 - 00:00, 9 July 2011)
8:00 8160 1020.0 8160 1020.0 ... that Christine Jorgensen Reveals is a docudrama about the first celebrity transsexual, who was called the world's most famous woman at the time?
Ariel Meredith
(12:00, 14 March 2009 - 18:51, 14 March 2009)
6:51 8137 1187.9 7975.5 1164.3 ... that a modeling agency once demanded that swimsuit model Ariel Meredith have breast reduction surgery, but she refused and was dropped from the agency?
View of the World from 9th Avenue
(00:00, 15 October 2012 - 08:00, 15 October 2012)
8:00 8,071 1,008.9 8,071 1,008.9 ... that Saul Steinberg's famous New Yorker cover, View of the World from 9th Avenue, was named the fourth greatest magazine cover in a 40-year survey?
More Demi Moore
(14:02, 23 February 2008 - 21:27, 23 February 2008)
7:25 7816 1053.8 7564.5 1019.9 ...that in More Demi Moore, Demi Moore appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair eight-months pregnant and wearing only a diamond ring?
Freedom of Speech (painting)
Freedom to Worship (painting)
Freedom from Want (painting)
(04:17, 18 April 2008 - 11:20, 18 April 2008)
7:03 7299 [8] [9] 1035.3 7067 1002.4 ...that although Norman Rockwell felt Freedom of Speech and Freedom to Worship were the most successful of his Four Freedoms painting series, Freedom from Want has had the most enduring success?
Bratatat!
Varoom!
(08:10, 26 June 2013 - 16:00, 26 June 2013)
7:50 7144 [10] 908.2 7022.5 896.5 ...that Whaam!, Bratatat! and Varoom! are among Roy Lichtenstein's most well-known onomatopoeic works?
Big Painting No. 6
Torpedo...Los!
(00:00, 23 May 2012 - 16:00, 2 May 2012)
8:00 7087 [11] 885.9 5060 632.5 ... that Big Painting No. 6 set a record for highest auction price for a painting by a living artist and Torpedo...Los! set a record for price for a Roy Lichtenstein work?
Harper Court
(05:24, 15 July 2014 - 06:54, 16 July 2014 )
25:30 7082 277.7 7064 277.0 ... that the University of Chicago exercised its option to buy Harper Court for $98 million in November 2013 and listed it for sale in March 2014?
A.C.O.D.
(00:46, 19 April 2012 - 08:31, 19 April 2012)
7:45 7062 911.2 6994.5 902.5 ...that Jessica Alba got a tattoo of a bow on her tailbone for her role in A.C.O.D.?
Quiana Grant
(11:47, 19 February 2008 - 17:47, 19 February 2008)
6:00 6859 1143.2 6688 1114.7 ...that 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model Quiana Grant served for four years as her mother's eyes while the latter underwent a series of corrective surgeries for chorioretinitis?
Body Issue
(16:07, 4 December 2009 - 22:08, 4 December 2009)
6:01 6849 1138.3 6816 1132.9 ... that ESPN The Magazine's October 9, 2009, Body Issue sold more issues at the news stand than any other issue of the magazine in the prior two years?
Mural with Blue Brushstroke
Look Mickey
Artist's Studio—Look Mickey
(16:00, 19 June 2012 - 00:00, 20 June 2012)
8:00 6757 [12] [13] 844.6 6615.5 826.9 ... that Roy Lichtenstein's Mural with Blue Brushstroke incorporates elements of his earlier works as does Artist's Studio—Look Mickey, which includes most of Look Mickey, the artist's first work to use Ben-Day dots and a speech balloon?
Mike Vranos
(01:53, 13 December 2007 - 12:16, 13 December 2007)
10:23 6689 644.2 6634 638.9 ...that Mike Vranos, a man considered by some to be the most powerful man on Wall Street in the early 1990s, was known for breaking up business meetings to issue armwrestling challenges?
The Sun Also Rises (ballet)
The Sun Also Rises (1984 film)
The Select (The Sun Also Rises)
(12:00, 9 June 2014 - 00:00, 10 June 2014)
12:00 2720 + 232 1965 + 187 1271 + 114=6489 540.8 6450 537.5 ... that The Sun Also Rises is the first version of Hemingway's novel en pointe; The Sun Also Rises increases the story's death count; and The Sun Also Rises is known for its award-winning sound design?
Four Freedoms (Norman Rockwell)
(22:01, 13 April 2008 - 04:23, 14 April 2008)
6:22 6450 1013.1 6288 987.6 ...that after Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms were published in the Saturday Evening Post, 25 million people bought posters of them?
Jasmine_Tookes
(00:00, 22 December 2012 - 12:00, 22 December 2012)
12:00 6449 537.4 6250.5 520.9 ... that when Oprah Winfrey saw American model Jasmine Tookes perform on the runway at Lincoln Center, she extolled Tookes' "butter" soft skin and requested that Tookes "rub your face against mine"?
"Hill Street Station"
(16:16, 17 April 2012 - 01:31, 18 April 2012)
9:15 6434 695.6 6371 688.8 ... that "Hill Street Station", the first episode of Hill Street Blues, suffered "confusion and conflict in its marketing" to the point that it was considered a surprise the show survived to be aired?
Fountain of the Great Lakes
(09:17, 25 March 2009 - 15:26, 25 March 2009)
6:09 6411 1042.4 6364.5 1034.9 ... that the Fountain of the Great Lakes, with three semi-nude figures, was not dedicated until after Chicago changed its obscenity laws for public art in 1913?
E. Normus Johnson
Big Johnson
(00:00, 7 September 2010 - 06:00, 7 September 2010)
6:00 6246 [14] 1041.0 6186 1031.0 ... that E. Normus Johnson is a fictional advertising mascot depicted in comic art on Big Johnson T-shirts that use double entendres?
As I Opened Fire
(08:00, 22 May 2012 - 16:00, 22 May 2012)
8:00 6098 762.3 5797 724.6 ... that As I Opened Fire was part of the culmination of the dramatic war-comic works of Roy Lichtenstein?
Nia Sanchez
(21:20, 22 June 2014 - 05:35, 23 June 2014)
8:15 6004 727.8 5392 653.6 ... that Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez is a fourth degree black belt in taekwondo, and once worked at Hong Kong Disneyland?
Barack Obama 2009 presidential inauguration
(19:25, 23 December 2008 - 01:30, 24 December 2008)
6:05 5998 986.0 5041.5 828.7 ... that the Barack Obama 2009 presidential inauguration is scheduled for four days of celebration, with Washington, D.C. bars authorized to stay open until 5:00 a.m.?
1000 South Michigan
(12:00, 11 December 2015 - 00:00, 12 December 2015)
12:00 5806 483.8 5776 481.3 ... that Chicago's 1000 South Michigan is a supertall skyscraper planned to rise to over 1,000 feet (300 m), even though it is in a historic district zoned for buildings up to 425 feet (130 m)?
The Fab Five (film)
(08:00, 7 April 2011 - 16:00, 7 April 2011)
8:00 5536 692.0 5221 652.6 ... that in response to Jalen Rose's comments in The Fab Five, which has become the highest-rated ESPN documentary, Grant Hill's response was shared by nearly 100,000 people on Facebook in the next few days?
Olivia Pope
(04:35, 17 July 2014 - 15:41, 17 July 2014)
11:06 5496 495.1 5052 455.1 ... that Olivia Pope was spoofed by Jennifer Hudson when the Obama administration needed a spokesman for its Affordable Care Act?
Melissa Haro
(06:12, 20 February 2008 - 13:35, 20 February 2008)
7:23 5494 744.1 5165 699.5 ...that 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model Melissa Haro was the youngest fashion model contestant on the first season of Project Runway?
The Honest Company
(23:55, 19 December 2014 - 12:00, 20 December 2014)
12:05 5318 + 135=5453 451.3 5281.5 437.1 ... that The Honest Company, which was co-founded by Jessica Alba in 2011, is valued at approximately US$1 billion?
"Semper Fidelis" (march)
(12:00, 28 April 2011 - 18:00, 28 April 2011)
6:00 5366 894.3 5254 875.7 ... that "Semper Fidelis" by John Philip Sousa is regarded as the official march of the United States Marine Corps?
Diane Guerrero
(16:00, 29 June 2014 - 03:40, 30 June 2014)
11:40 5362 459.6 4184 358.6 ... that Colombian-American Orange Is the New Black actress Diane Guerrero's parents and older brother were deported to Colombia when she was 14 years old?
Fountain of Time
(15:16, 29 January 2009 - 21:09, 29 January 2009)
5:53 5230 889.0 5167.5 878.3 ... that Chicago's Fountain of Time by Lorado Taft is considered the earliest outdoor concrete sculpture?
Babette March
(22:00, 17 August 2009 - 04:00, 18 August 2009)
6:00 5120 853.3 5070 845 ... that Babette March, the first cover model of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, became a farmer in Canada and is now an artist, entrepreneur and chef in Halfway, Oregon?
Next Big Sound
(13:40, 20 January 2009 - 19:51, 20 January 2009)
6:11 5053 817.2 5011 810.4 ... that venture capitalists committed US$25,000 to the Next Big Sound after a group of Northwestern University students presented it as their entrepreneur class assignment?
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
George F. Kennan: An American Life
Water by the Spoonful
(16:00, 1 July 2012 - 00:00, 2 July 2012)
8:00 5031 [15] [16] [17] 628.9 4917 614.6 ... that Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, George F. Kennan: An American Life and Water by the Spoonful won 2012 Pulitzer Prizes for History, General Non-Fiction, Biography or Autobiography and Drama, respectively?
Mermaid (Roy Lichtenstein)
(16:00, 11 June 2012 - 00:00, 12 June 2012)
8:00 5028 628.5 4975 621.9 ... that Mermaid in Miami Beach was Roy Lichtenstein's first commissioned public art?

Best Months[edit]

Article (DYK date) Image Time on mainpage DYK views Views / hour Net views Net / hour DYK hook
May 2012 — 7 chartmakers
Cat Daddy
(08:00, 29 May 2012 - 16:00, 29 May 2012)
Kate Upton at 2011 Jets VIP draft party (crop).jpg 8:00 25686 3210.8 25132.5 3141.6 ... that a bikini-clad rendition of the "Cat Daddy" dance by the reigning Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model Kate Upton (pictured) was temporarily banned from YouTube?
Drowning Girl
(16:00, 24 May 2012 - 00:00, 25 May 2012)
Great Wave off Kanagawa2.jpg 8:00 23557 2944.6 22981.5 2872.7 ... that Roy Lichtenstein's Drowning Girl was adapted from Hokusai's The Great Wave off Kanagawa (pictured)?
Sleeping Girl
I Can See the Whole Room...and There's Nobody in It!
Ohhh...Alright...
(00:00, 28 May 2012 - 08:00, 28 May 2012)
8:00 10447 [18] [19] 1305.9 10045 1255.6 ... that Ohhh...Alright..., I Can See the Whole Room...and There's Nobody in It!, and Sleeping Girl set records for highest priced Roy Lichtenstein work sales at $42.6, $43.2, and $44.8 million, respectively?
Girl with Ball
(16:00, 23 May 2012 - 00:00, 24 May 2012)
8:00 9722 1215.3 9486 1185.8 ... that Roy Lichtenstein's pop art painting Girl with Ball, which was based on a newspaper ad that was still running more than 20 years later, was first sold to Philip Johnson?
Whaam!
(16:00, 22 May 2012 - 00:00, 23 May 2012)
8:00 8669 1083.6 8107.5 1013.4 ... that Roy Lichtenstein considered the discordant panels of his diptych painting Whaam! humorous?
Big Painting No. 6
Torpedo...Los!
(00:00, 23 May 2012 - 16:00, 2 May 2012)
8:00 7087 [20] 885.9 5060 632.5 ... that Big Painting No. 6 set a record for highest auction price for a painting by a living artist and Torpedo...Los! set a record for price for a Roy Lichtenstein work?
As I Opened Fire
(08:00, 22 May 2012 - 16:00, 22 May 2012)
8:00 6098 762.3 5797 724.6 ... that As I Opened Fire was part of the culmination of the dramatic war-comic works of Roy Lichtenstein?
June 2013 — 4 chartmakers
The Assembled Parties
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Lucky Guy (play)
The Testament of Mary (play)
(00:00, 10 June 2013 - 08:00, 10 June 2013)
100x100px 8:00 18027 [21] [22] [23] 2253.4 16247.5 20301.0 ... that recently deceased Nora Ephron's last play and Tom Hanks' (pictured) Broadway theatre debut, Lucky Guy, is, along with The Assembled Parties, The Testament of Mary and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a 67th Tony Awards Best Play nominee?
A Christmas Story: The Musical
The Trip to Bountiful (play)
(16:00, 9 June 2013 - 00:00, 10 June 2013)
8:00 8798 [24] 1035.3 8005 1000.6 ... that 67th Tony Awards Best Musical nominee A Christmas Story: The Musical was adapted from a 1980s film and Best Revival of a Play nominee The Trip to Bountiful had been adapted into a 1980s film?
Takka Takka (Roy Lichtenstein)
(16:00, 26 June 2013 - 0:00, 27 June 2013)
8:00 8544 1068 8495.5 1061.9 ...that Takka Takka is a Roy Lichtenstein painting that depicts combat at the Battle of Guadalcanal?
Bratatat!
Varoom!
(08:10, 26 June 2013 - 16:00, 26 June 2013)
7:50 7144 [25] 908.2 7022.5 896.5 ...that Whaam!, Bratatat! and Varoom! are among Roy Lichtenstein's most well-known onomatopoeic works?
April 2012 — 4 chartmakers
Anthony Davis (basketball)
(00:00, 3 April 2012 - 08:00, 3 April 2012)
Anthony Davis dunk.JPG 8:00 94,410 11801.3 76,984 9,623.0 ... that 2012 National Player of the Year Anthony Davis (pictured) was unknown locally and nationally through his junior year of high school basketball?
TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All-Time
(16:30, 10 April 2012 - 00:15, 11 April 2012)
7:45 9,606 1239.5 8851.5 1142.1 ... that both the 1997 and 2009 versions of TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All-Time included episodes that were only aired two months prior?
A.C.O.D.
(00:46, 19 April 2012 - 08:31, 19 April 2012)
7:45 7062 911.2 6994.5 902.5 ...that Jessica Alba got a tattoo of a bow on her tailbone for her role in A.C.O.D.?
"Hill Street Station"
(16:16, 17 April 2012 - 01:31, 18 April 2012)
9:15 6434 695.6 6371 688.8 ... that "Hill Street Station", the first episode of Hill Street Blues, suffered "confusion and conflict in its marketing" to the point that it was considered a surprise the show survived to be aired?
December 2008 — 4 chartmakers
Rod Blagojevich federal fraud cases
(16:46, 16 December 2008 - 22:51, 16 December 2008)
Blagojevich cropped.jpg 6:05 11344 1864.8 10140 1666.8 ... that the Rod Blagojevich fraud cases (Blagojevich pictured) caused the Illinois General Assembly to consider erasing the Illinois Governor's statutory power to appoint a United States Senate replacement for Barack Obama?
John W. Rogers, Jr.
(18:50, 22 December 2008 - 00:55, 23 December 2008)
6:05 8401 1381.0 8332 1369.6 ... that at a fantasy basketball camp, John W. Rogers, Jr. defeated Michael Jordan in a game of one-on-one, witnessed by John Thompson, Jr., Mike Krzyzewski and Damon Wayans?
Kasim Reed
(02:10, 3 December 2008 - 08:15, 3 December 2008)
Battle flag of the Confederate States of America.svg 6:05 6831 1122.9 6810 1119.5 ... that Kasim Reed, a 2009 Atlanta mayoral candidate, is known for keeping the battle emblem of the Confederate States of America (pictured) from being considered for inclusion on the Georgia State Flag?
Barack Obama 2009 presidential inauguration
(19:25, 23 December 2008 - 01:30, 24 December 2008)
6:05 5998 986.0 5041.5 828.7 ... that the Barack Obama 2009 presidential inauguration is scheduled for four days of celebration, with Washington, D.C. bars authorized to stay open until 5:00 a.m.?
June 2014 — 4 chartmakers
Lucy Li
(21:05, 19 June 2014 - 05:20, 20 June 2014)
8:15 29357 3558.4 21637.5 2622.7 ... that golfer Lucy Li set records as the youngest U.S. Women's Amateur Championship qualifier at age 10 in 2013 and the youngest U.S. Women's Open Championship qualifier at age 11 in 2014?
The Sun Also Rises (ballet)
The Sun Also Rises (1984 film)
The Select (The Sun Also Rises)
(12:00, 9 June 2014 - 00:00, 10 June 2014)
12:00 2720 + 232 1965 + 187 1271 + 114=6489 540.8 6450 537.5 ... that The Sun Also Rises is the first version of Hemingway's novel en pointe; The Sun Also Rises increases the story's death count; and The Sun Also Rises is known for its award-winning sound design?
Nia Sanchez
(21:20, 22 June 2014 - 05:35, 23 June 2014)
8:15 6004 727.8 5392 653.6 ... that Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez is a fourth degree black belt in taekwondo, and once worked at Hong Kong Disneyland?
Diane Guerrero
(16:00, 29 June 2014 - 03:40, 30 June 2014)
11:40 5362 459.6 4184 358.6 ... that Colombian-American Orange Is the New Black actress Diane Guerrero's parents and older brother were deported to Colombia when she was 14 years old?
April 2008 — 3 chartmakers
Willie Gillis
(18:51, 9 April 2008 - 03:17)
8:26 11721 1389.8 11649.5 1381.4 ...that when Norman Rockwell's model for his World War II Willie Gillis series enlisted, The Saturday Evening Post demanded that Rockwell continue the character?
Freedom of Speech (painting)
Freedom to Worship (painting)
Freedom from Want (painting)
(04:17, 18 April 2008 - 11:20, 18 April 2008)
7:03 7299 [26] [27] 1035.3 7067 1002.4 ...that although Norman Rockwell felt Freedom of Speech and Freedom to Worship were the most successful of his Four Freedoms painting series, Freedom from Want has had the most enduring success?
Four Freedoms (Norman Rockwell)
(22:01, 13 April 2008 - 04:23, 14 April 2008)
6:22 6450 1013.1 6288 987.6 ...that after Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms were published in the Saturday Evening Post, 25 million people bought posters of them?
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