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While investigating facts about Sunday, I found out little known, but curios details like:

The Raines Sandwich. In 1896, New York passed the Raines law to reduce Sunday drinking. The law had a loophole allowing bars to serve alcohol only with a meal. Staff added a sandwich to every drink order, then took it away, serving it to the next customer - the sandwich often lasted all day.

The International Fixed Calendar which has 13 months with 28 days each. Making every month perfectly divisible into 4 weeks and always starting on a Sunday and ending on a Saturday.

In my opinion, it is useful to put together a list of the most interesting details from trusted sources that I've come across. Here are 50 of the best facts about Sunday I managed to collect.

  1. There's a psychological disorder called "Sunday Night Blues" and it reffers to the anxiety some people (specially workers and students) feel thinking about the start of a new week.

  2. Ben & Jerry’s was originally going to be a bagel company, but Ben and Jerry found the bagel-making equipment to be too pricey. Their plan was to deliver bagels, lox, cream cheese, and the New York Times on Sunday mornings.

  3. Americans in Germany frequently get into trouble because they mow their lawns on sundays and holidays, which is a punishable offense in Germany. German law forbids making excessive noise on sundays and holidays, aswell as from 10PM to 7AM on weekdays.

  4. Chick-fil-A Makes More Per Restaurant Than McDonald's, Starbucks and Subway Combined … and It's Closed on Sundays

  5. Chick-fil-A once broke their tradition and opened on a Sunday when an Atlanta mayor called the company and asked that an airport location remain open after thousands of passengers were left stranded due to a power outage.

  6. There is a strip club in Canada that doubles as a church on Sunday

  7. Hampshire college students spend the morning of Easter Sunday hunting for (and drinking) kegs of beer hidden in woods near the campus. It's called the Easter Keg Hunt.

  8. Germany has mandatory quiet time from 1pm to 3pm and 10pm to 6am Monday- Saturday and all day Sundays and holidays.

  9. Domino's Sold as Many Pizzas during OJ Simpson's Car Chase as it did on Superbowl Sunday

  10. Domino's Pizza stated that its pizza delivery sales during the televised chase of OJ Simpson were as large as on Super Bowl Sunday.

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Google search trend of the term "potato" over the last 3 months (12 Sundays)

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It became illegal to sell ice-cream sodas on a Sunday in the American town of Evanston during the late 19th century. To get around the problem some traders replaced the soda with syrup and called the dessert an "Ice Cream Sunday." Today, we cherish them as "Sundaes".

The first of a set of twins, Samuel, was born at 1:39 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. His brother Ronan was born 31 minutes later just as daylight saving time had ended, making him 29 minutes older. - source

Slaves were forbidden from owning drums, as they were used to communicate. New Orleans was the only city where slaves could legally own them. Hundreds of slaves were allowed to gather each Sunday to trade, sing, dance, and play music. This led to the birth of Jazz. - source

A man, who brutally murdered a Sunday school teacher, plead insanity and ended up only serving 8 1/2 of his 30 year sentence for manslaughter. He now makes millions by running a mega church in TN, and even has lead the state assembly in prayer.

"Mit brennender Sorge," a papal letter secretly smuggled into Germany and read from every Catholic pulpit on Palm Sunday, 1937. It condemned the Reich Government and implied that everyone in Heaven was laughing at Hitler, a "prophet of nothingness". - source

Domino's Pizza's delivery sales during the televised O.J. Simpson chase were as large as on Super Bowl Sunday

Uma Thurman's movie "Motherhood" is one of the biggest flops in UK history, only earning £88 on its opening weekend. Only one person saw it on Sunday

Easter Sunday will coincide with April Fools' day in 2018 for the first time since 1956

The opening day of Disneyland was referred to by Walt as "Black Sunday" as rides broke down, the freshly paved asphalt had women's shoes sticking to it,, a plumber's strike made Walt chose between bathrooms and drinking water, restaurants ran out of food, among many other problems

It takes 75,000 trees to print a Sunday edition of the New York Times.

Russia removed Saturday and Sunday from the calendar for 11 years to create a "continuous working week" from 1929 to 1940.

Sunday infographics

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[Repost] Sunday Express: Boris and Brexit; Snap Poll August 2018

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Most used words in r/World News 16:32 Sunday 02, June 2019

Interesting facts about sunday

Menachem Schneerson, the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Thousands of visitors would line up each Sunday for a brief word of advice or blessing from him. He would give each person a dollar to give to charity, because of his grandfather's belief that when two people meet, it should benefit a third".

Stephen Colbert is a Sunday school teacher

A Japanese anime named Sazae-san is more than 46 years old and has been airing since 1969 with a total of 2330 episodes on Sunday. It is one of the biggest ratings grabber on Japanese TV following simple plot lines like; today Sazae-san goes to the mall and gets lost.

The film "Jeepers Creepers" was based on an actual unsolved murder: Easter Sunday 1990 outside of Coldwater, MI, Ray & Marie Thorton were chased & tormented on Snowperry RD, by a strange masked man in a blood-soaked Chevy van, after witnessing him dump a body by an abandoned school.

Henry Ford was the first industrial giant to give his workers both Saturday and Sunday off, in hope that it would encourage more leisure use of automobiles - and thus popularising the idea of the "weekend".

Dominos claimed its delivery sales during the televised police chase of Oj Simpson were as high as they were on Super Bowl Sunday.

"The Three Boys",who explored a small cave in Sweden using matches and planks every Sunday. After regularly exploring for two years, In 1948, a stone fell and opened a passage into a much larger cave system, the first hall after the passage was named "The Mountain King's Hall".

The Asylum, distributor of Sharknado and mockbusters such as Snakes on a Train, Transmorphers, and Sunday School Musical, has never lost money on a film.

In the Middle Ages, Catholic women were prohibited from having sex on Sundays, Wednesdays, or Fridays, on feast days, while fasting for Lent or Advent or while "impure" (menstruation, pregnancy, 40 days after giving birth & while nursing). Everything but missionary position was considered sodomy

Ice Cream sundaes were invented when it became illegal to sell ice-cream sodas on a Sunday in the American town of Evanston during the late 19th century. To get around the problem some traders replaced the soda with syrup and called the dessert an "Ice Cream Sunday."

Germany still has a "day of rest" (Ladenschlussgesetz) law that forces most businesses to close on Sunday.

Liberal, MO was founded as an atheist/"freethinker" utopia in 1880. Sunday evenings at the town hall had lectures from scientist, philosophers, and even Christian ministers/priest with the only limitation being to keep a respectable decorum.

John M. Chivington, an anti-slavery preacher, one sunday found a pro-slavery mob outside his church planning to tar and feather him. He pulled out two handguns and declared "By the grace of God and these two revolvers, I will preach here today"

Anthony Mascarenhas, a Pakistani journalist who dared to write the truth about the atrocities committed by Pakistan in Bangladesh in 1971. He flew to UK to ‘visit a sick sister’ and agreed to get it run in the Sunday Times. The story ran the day after he snuck his family out of Pakistan.

On Sunday, February 7, 1932, US Adm. Harry E. Yarnell launched a successful surprise "attack" against Pearl Harbor using two aircraft carriers in a naval exercise. He "destroyed" every ship in port and every airfield nearby. The US made no effort to safeguard Hawaii from aircraft attack

Years ago DirecTV was widely pirated. The piracy 'war' largely ended through a 'trojan horse' attack that destroyed most hacked access cards. To add a little 'spice', DirecTV's "Black Sunday" attack rewrote the first 8 bytes of the card to read "GAMEOVER".

Slaves were forbidden from owning musical instruments as they were used to communicate. Congo Square in New Orleans was the only place slaves were allowed to gather every Sunday, to trade, sing, dance and play music. this led to the birth of Jazz

The majority of nations hold their elections on either Saturday or Sunday. The US, UK and Canada are part of the minority of nations that traditionally hold elections on a weekday.

The worlds oldest veteran is 108, drinks whiskey every morning, smokes cigars, and drives widows to church on Sunday.

In Germany on Sunday, trucks are not allowed to use the highways, unless they have a special permit or are delivering essential supplies

This is our collection of basic interesting facts about Sunday. The fact lists are intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with new realities. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, riddles, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. Whatever your case, learn the truth of the matter why is Sunday so important!

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