Rum, made from a byproduct of sugar cane, was a big part of early American trade.
Some Europeans believed that Spices came from the border of the Garden of Eden.
"What are you doing New Year's Day" wasn't as catchy.
Seriously, Tomorrow Never Dies is one of my favorite of the Brosnan Bonds.
The whole "10 day" thing worked well with the big Revolutionary push to make the Metric System universal in French life.
Another fun fact: "Kiss Me Kate," while being somewhat of an adaptation of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, is also based on the true story of some of Porter's theater colleagues.
Check out the role Joan played in World War I: http://tinyurl.com/JoanProp.
I sure wish I had Joan's sense of humor...
Is it obvious yet that I really enjoy making this show? If not, then 3:12 today should pretty much prove it...