24 Funny Summer Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

24 Funny summer facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random summer facts.

1. Summer vacation was established for city kids whose parents moved the family to the suburbs to escape the heat.
2. Relationships that form during the spring to summer months are more likely to last.
3. Summer nights in the Faroe Islands are so well illuminated that between May and July the lighthouses are turned off.
4. The U.S. government has approved the sale of powdered alcohol beginning the summer of 2015.
5. Summer on Neptune lasts for 40 years, but the temperature is minus 200°C.
6. On average, people living in New York take more steps during the summer and winter than people of any other state.
7. Home Alone came out in 1990 and left theaters summer of ’91.
8. A man named Walter Summerford was struck by lightening 3 times in his life. After his death, his gravestone was also struck.
9. Sleeping through the summer, rather than the winter is called ‘Aestivation’.
10. At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, Haiti and Liechtenstein found out they had the same flag. Liechtenstein later added a crown.
11. 34% of Americans believe that a summer vacation brings the most romance into their lives, according to a survey.
12. The 1904 Summer Olympic Games, held in St. Louis, included greased pole climbing, rock throwing, and mud fighting.
13. 64% of men say they spend more money on dating during the summer than any other season, according to a survey.
14. The Shining, Blues Brothers, The Empire Strikes Back, Friday the 13th, Caddyshack and Airplane! were all released in the same summer, 1980.
15. Wilson’s storm petrels are birds that breed in Antarctica who migrate all the way to North America in the summer.
16. The holiday song "Let It Snow" was written in California during a summer heat wave.
17. A man named Walter Summerford was struck by lightning 3 times in his life. After his death, his gravestone was also struck.
18. Summer on Neptune lasts for 40 years, but the temperature is 328°F.
19. Summer is the best time to conceive for the healthiest baby.
20. Summer lasts for 42 years on Uranus.
21. Summer camps in the middle east for youth encourage peace.
22. In the year 1816, Europe did not have a summer.
23. Summer on Neptune lasts for 40 years, but the temperature is minus 200C.
24. The Summer Olympic Games have been held in London 3 times, in 1908, 1948 and 2012.
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