EVERYDAY NUMBERS

Fun Facts about Numbers from 1 to 101 

 


 

1

> Initial Number - counting starts here!
> BBC 1 is the flagship television service of the BBC.
> ITV 1 was the flagship television service of ITV, but it reverted to simply ITV in 2013.
> Sky 1 is the prime general entertainment service of Sky Television.
> Radio 1 is a radio service from the BBC, aimed at the younger generation.
> Formula 1 is the highest level of motor racing regulated by the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile).
> Humans have 1 nose and 1 mouth, and 1 each of most vital organs.
> A "one-man-band" is an individual who plays a number of musical instruments simultaneously - usually a street busker.  Can also refer, metaphorically, to a company operated by one person who performs all the roles needed.
> A "one-horse town" is a derogatory expression for a small, unimportant town, where little happens.
> Other words meaning 1 are single, solo, unit.  The prefix uni means 1, eg unicycle (1 wheel).

2

> Humans have 2 arms, 2 hands, 2 legs, 2 feet, 2 eyes and 2 ears.  Internally, they have 2 lungs and 2 kidneys.
> Birds have 2 legs and 2 wings.
> The BBC and ITV television organisations mentioned under "1", additionally have a "2" service.
> There is also a Radio 2 from the BBC.  This was introduced during the Second World War as light relief for the listeners, and was then called the Light Programme.
> Other words meaning 2 are pair, brace, duo, twin.  The prefix bi means 2, eg bicycle (2 wheels).

3

> There are 3 feet in a yard.
> Physical objects have 3 dimensions: height, width and depth.
> Radio 3 is the classical and "avant garde" service from the BBC.
> "3 strikes and you are out" is a term (and rule) in baseball.  In recent times it has been used in US law, where a third minor offence by the same person will result in a prison term.
> In Rugby Union, 3 points are awarded for a penalty kick or drop goal through the posts.
> There are 3 basic rock formations: Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary.
> "Three" is the trading name of a British mobile phone provider.
> 3M is an American manufacturing company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (hence the name 3M).  With $30 billion in annual sales, 3M employs 88,000 people worldwide and produces more than 55,000 products, several of them under the "Scotch" brand.
> Other words meaning 3 are trio, triplet, hat trick.  The prefix tri means 3, eg tricycle (3 wheels).

4

> There are 4 seasons in the year (north or south of the tropics), spring, summer, autumn and winter.
> There are 4 points of the compass, north, south, east and west.
> There are 4 of suits in a traditional western deck of cards - hearts, diamonds, clubs, and spades.
> Most animals (mammals) have 4 legs.
> In cricket, 4 "runs" are awarded for batting the ball to the field boundary (with it bouncing one or more times).
> Radio 4 is the main news, current affairs and drama radio service from the BBC.  It's origins go back to the beginning of the BBC in the mid 1920s when it was known as the National Service, and later, the Home Service.
> Channel 4 is the fourth terrestrial television service in the UK.  It opened on 2 November 1982.
> Other words meaning 4 are quartet, foursome.  The prefix quod means 4, eg quodbike (4 wheels).

5

> Humans have 5 fingers on each hand (including the thumb), and 5 toes on each foot.
> There are 5 rings in the Olympic symbol, representing the 5 continents of the world.
> "Chanel No 5" is a world-famous perfume, first introduced on 5/5/1921.
> In Rugby Union, 5 points are awarded for touching the ball down in the opposing team's goal area.
> Channel 5 is the fifth terrestrial television service in the UK.  It opened on 30 March 1997.  It was branded as "Five" between 2002 and February 2011, but currently operates as Channel 5.

6

> The number of legs on an insect.
> The number of feet in a fathom.
> The number of players that make a team in volley ball and ice hockey.
> The number of wives that King Henry VIII had.
> The number of faces on a cube.
> In cricket, 6 "runs" are awarded for batting the ball beyond the field boundary without it touching the ground first.
> 6 Music is a digital-only radio service from the BBC.
> A Straight 6 is a six cylinder internal combustion engine with all six cylinders mounted in a straight line in the engine block.

7

> There are 7 days in a week.
> There were 7 Wonders in the Ancient World.
> The British 20 pence piece and 50 pence piece both have 7 sides.
> 7 Up is a brand of lemon and lime flavored, fizzy soft drink.  The drink first appeared in 1929, and it contained lithium citrate, a mood-stabilizing drug, until removed from the recipe in 1950.
> 7-Eleven is an international chain of convenience stores, based in Dallas, Texas, USA.  It operates franchises, and currently licenses more than 58,000 stores in 17 countries.
> Footballer, David Beckham wore the No 7 shirt for Manchester United and England.
> Seven Sisters is an area of north London, and a railway station.  The name derives from 7 trees planted on Pages Green, originally in the 1300s, but replanted in 1886 and again in 1955.
> The Austin 7 was a small car produced from 1922 to 1939 by the Austin Motor Company.  The name was revived in 1959 for the Austin version of the Mini.
> Windows 7 is a Microsoft operating system for PCs, laptops, netbooks and tablets, introduced in 2009.

8

> The number of legs on a spider.
> The number of tentacles on an octopus.
> The number of pints in a gallon.
> The number of notes in a musical octave.
> The atomic number of oxygen.
> The number of major planets in the Solar System - Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.  (Pluto is now classified as a minor planet, along with four recently-discovered others).
> 8 is a lucky number in China.  The 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, opened on 08/08/08 at 8:08:08 p.m. local time.
> Windows 8 is a Microsoft operating system for PCs, laptops, netbooks and tablets, introduced in 2012.
> G8 (Group of Eight) is a forum of the world's eight wealthiest nations. They are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, USA.
> Super 8 is is the world's largest budget hotel chain, with hotels in the United States, Canada and China.
> Super 8 film is a cine film format introduced in 1965 by Eastman Kodak, as an improvement on the standard 8 mm home movie format.  Now hardly used domestically, it is still used to some extent by professionals.

9

> The number of players that make a team in rounders and baseball.
> There are normally 9 pins in a game of skittles.
> Cats have 9 lives (supposedly).
> K-9 (canine) is often used for the identification of police dog units in the USA.
> K-9 is also the name of a robotic dog in the Dr Who television programmes.
> "Love Potion No 9" is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.  It has been recorded by The Clovers, The Coasters, The Searchers and many others.

10

> The base number of the decimal weights and measures system.
> There are 10 years in a decade.
> The are 10 decades in a century.
> The British Prime Minister lives and works at Number 10, Downing Street, London, often referred to as simply "Number 10".
> Humans have ten fingers (including thumbs) and ten toes.
> 10 Commandments from God were brought down from Mount Sinai by Moses (Exodus 34:28).
> There are 10 pins in Ten Pin Bowling.
> "10" is a 1979 romantic comedy film starring Bo Derek and Dudley Moore.
> Windows 10 is a Microsoft operating system for PCs, laptops, netbooks and tablets, introduced in 2015.

11

> The number of players that make a team in football (soccer), cricket, hockey, and American football.
> The 11-Plus examination was taken by British eleven-year-olds at primary or junior school to determine their suitability for different types of secondary schools.  The exam has mostly been abolished in the UK, although there are some local authorities operating a similar arrangement.
> Apollo 11 was the space mission that made the first Moon landing in 1969.
> "Oceans 11" was a 1960 film starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.  The film was remade in 2001 with stars George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon.
> Chapter 11 is a chapter of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits company reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.

12

> The number of months in a year.
>
The number in one dozen - a popular (non-decimal) quantity of items.
> The number of Apostles.
> The number of signs in the Zodiac.
> The number of sides on the old British coin, the three-penny "bit".
> The number of sides on the new British one pound coin to be issued in 2017.
> A twelve-sided figure is called a duodecagon.

13

> Regarded as an unlucky number.
> Apollo 13 was the "unlucky" Moon mission which was crippled by an explosion in 1970.  The astronauts returned safely to Earth.  In 1995 a movie entitled "Apollo 13", staring Tom Hanks, was made about the ill-fated mission.
> A "baker's dozen" is 13 - one more than a normal dozen (12) - dating back to medieval times.
> There are 13 cards in each suit of a deck of cards - 2 to 10, ace, jack, queen and king.
> The atomic number of aluminium (aluminum).

14

> The number of pounds in a stone (imperial measurement of weight).
> The number of legs on a woodlouse.
> The number of lines in a sonnet.
> The atomic number of silicon.

15

> The number of players that make a team in Rugby Union.
> The number of pieces each player has at the beginning of a game of backgammon.
> Certificate 15 is a film rating and age limit allocated to some films by the British Board of Film Classification.
> "15 to 1" was a British TV quiz show, hosted by William G Stewart.  It ran on Channel 4 from January 1988 to December 2003, and had a reputation for being the toughest quiz on TV.   A new 20-part daytime series began broadcasts in 2014, hosted by Sandi Toksvig, 
> "15 minutes of fame" (or "famous for 15 minutes") is an expression coined by the American artist Andy Warhol in 1968.  He said "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes".  It refers to the fleeting interest in celebrity that attracts much media attention, but that attention quickly passes on to a new centre of interest.

16

> The number of pieces used by each player in a game of chess.
> The number of ounces in a pound (imperial measurement of weight).
> The atomic number of sulfur.
> "The Sixteen" are a UK-based choir and period instrument orchestra.  It started as an unnamed group of sixteen friends in 1977, giving their first billed concert in 1979.  The group performs early English polyphony, works of the Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical music.

17

> Seventeen is an art gallery in east London.
> Seventeen is an American magazine for teenagers.  It began in 1944 and is still being published monthly.
> Apollo 17 was the final Moon landing mission, taking place in 1972.

18

> The number of "holes" in a full round of golf.
> In the UK, age at which a person officially becomes an adult, and can purchase alcohol, tobacco etc, and marry without parental consent.  Often this age is marked by a special celebration party.
> Certificate 18 is a film rating and age limit allocated to some films by the British Board of Film Classification.

19

> "19" was a No 1 hit single for  Paul Hardcastle in 1985.  It was a commentary on the average age of American combat soldiers in the Vietnam war.
> "19" is the title of the debut album, released in 2008, by British singing star Adele.
> The "19th Hole" is a colloquial expression for the clubhouse bar, which would be visited by players after completing 18 holes in a round of golf.

20

> The number of units in a score (unit of measure), eg 3 score years and 10 = 70.
> A darts board is divided into 20 sectors numbered from 1 to 20.
> There are 20 hundredweight in one ton
(imperial measurement of weight).
> There were 20 shillings in a pound (old British coinage).
> 20-20 Cricket is a short form of traditional cricket. In a 20-20 game the two teams have a single innings each, which is restricted to a maximum of 20 overs (sets of six bowled balls).. 
> G20 (Group of Twenty) is a forum of the world's 20 wealthiest nations. They are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union which represents member states not representing themselves.
> 20th Century Fox is an American film studio and distributor, and one of six major American film studios. Based in Los Angeles, USA, it is now owned by 21st Century Fox, having been previously owned by News Corporation. 

21

> In the UK, 21 was the original age at which a person officially became an adult (up to the early 1970s).  Some 35 years later, persons reaching 21 still often have a celebration party (perhaps initiated by their parents who remember the "old days").
> A 21-gun salute is fired in the UK for royalty and in the US for the President. It comes from the time when the largest ships of the British navy had 21 guns along one side.
> "21" is the title of the second album by British singing star Adele, released in 2011.
>
Store Twenty One is a high street discount clothing retailer that used to operate as "QS".  
> 21st Century Fox is an American mass media corporation which owns the film studio 20th Century Fox, the Fox television network, and overseas TV channels, including a stake in British satellite broadcaster Sky TV.

22

> There are 22 players on the field in a football (soccer) match.
> There are 22 yards in a chain (imperial measure of length).
> In cricket the wicket is 22 yards long.

23

> Psalm 23 (The Lord Is My Shepherd) is the best-known, and often only-known, psalm.
> Footballer, David Beckham chose 23 as his shirt number at Real Madrid and later at LA Galaxy.

24

> The number of hours in a day.
> 24-7 indicates that a service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week - in other words always available.
> The number of doors on an Advent Calendar.
> "24 Hours from Tulsa
" was a hit single for Gene Pitney in 1964, reaching No 5 in the UK charts.
> "24 Sycamore" was also a hit single for Gene Pitney.  Charting in 1973, it reached No 34 in the UK charts.

25

> 25 Years is a quarter of a century.
> 25 years of marriage is a Silver Wedding Anniversary.
> A monarch who reigns for 25 years, celebrates a Silver Jubilee.
> "25" is the title of the third album by British singing star Adele, released in 2015.
> 25 (Fighter) Squadron of the Royal Air Force was formed on the 25th September 1915, and disbanded on 4th April 2008.

26

> The number of letters in the English alphabet.
> A marathon race is 26 miles and 385 yards long.  The name Marathon comes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger, who was sent from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens to announce that the Persians had been defeated in the Battle of Marathon.  That took place in 490 BC, and it is said that he ran the entire distance without stopping.
> The atomic number of iron.

27

> The number of books in the New Testament of the Bible.
> The total value of the coloured balls in snooker, excluding the reds of which there are fifteen.  Values are Yellow = 2, Green = 3, Brown = 4, Blue = 5, Pink = 6, and Black = 7..

28

> The number of dominoes in a set.  The number of dots on a 28-set of dominoes is 168.
> The number of days in February (except in a leap year).

29

> The number of days in February when it is a leap year.  Leap years occur every four years (some exceptions), and are used to correct the pattern of years, as the Earth takes a little more than 365 days to circle the Sun.
> The atomic number of copper.
> The number of letters in the Danish, Swedish and Norwegian alphabets.

30

> The number of days in the months of April, June, September and November.
> The standard speed limit is 30 mph on roads and streets in built-up areas of the UK.

31

> The number of days in the months of January, March, May, July, August, October and December.
> Review 31 is an online book review service based in the USA.
> "31" is a 2016 American independent horror film written and directed by Rob Zombie, and starring Sheri Moon Zombie. The film was crowd funded online two times at fanbacked.com.

32

> 32 degrees is the freezing point of water in Fahrenheit.
> 32 is the number of permanent (adult) teeth in a human, including "wisdom teeth".

33

> A normal human spine has 33 vertebrae when the bones that form the coccyx are counted individually.
> Class 33 was a type of diesel locomotive extensively used on the Southern Region of British Railways.

34

> The atomic number of selenium.
> Study 34 is an independent British knitwear brand, launched in 2015.  Until March 2016, all jumpers were made to order in the studio, but many are now being manufactured in larger mills.
> 34 Mayfair is an up-market restaurant in Grosvenor Square, central London, where you can book for dinner up to 11pm.

35

> 35 millimeters is the standard width of photographic film.
> 35 is the minimum age of candidates for election to the position of President of the United States of America.
> John F Kennedy  was US President number 35.

36

> The number of inches in a yard.
> The number of gallons in a standard British beer barrel.
> The number of black keys on a piano.

37

> 37 degrees celcius is normal body temperature.
>
Richard Nixon was US President number 37.
> There are 37 segments or slots on a European Roulette Wheel.

38

> The number of games played each season by each team in the English Premiership (football).
> There are 38 segments or slots on an American Roulette Wheel.

39

> "39" is a track on Queen's album "A Night at the Opera". If the tracks on Queen's original studio albums are numbered in sequential order starting with their first, "'39" does in fact fall in the thirty-ninth position.
> "39 Steps" is a novel written in 1915 by John Buchan.  It was famously made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock in 1935, staring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll.  Another film version, starring Kenneth More and Taini Elg appeared in 1959.  A further film followed in 1978, starring Robert Powell; and in 2008, a BBC adaptation starring Rupert Penry-Jones was made and broadcast.

40

> 40 winks is a short sleep or nap.
> Ali Baba worked with 40 thieves.
> During Noah's flood, it rained for 40 days and 40 nights.
> If it rains on St Swithun's day, it is said that it will rain for 40 days and 40 nights.
> Minus 40 is the same temperature in both Fahrenheit and Celsius scales.
> Full strength spirit is 40 percent proof.
> Charts of best-selling music on radio are normally a Top 40.
> Ronald Reagan was US President number 40.
> UB40 are a British reggae/pop band formed in December 1978 in Birmingham, England.  The band has had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has also achieved considerable international success.  They are named after a British Unemployment Benefit form (Unemployment Benefit form number 40) which was in use at the time of the band's formation. 
>
WD-40 is the name of a penetrating oil and water-displacing spray.  The spray is manufactured by the San Diego, California based WD-40 Company.  It was developed in 1953 and is abbreviated from the term 'Water Displacement, 40th formula', suggesting there were 40 attempts at getting the right formula.

41

> 41 Hotel is a plush 5-star establishment in Buckingham Palace Road, central London.
> 41 Club is the new name for The Association of Ex-Round Tablers' Clubs.  Round Table members had to retire from membership upon reaching the age of 40, but could then join the 41 club.  Maximum age of the Round Table has now been extended to 45.

42

> 42 is the answer to "Life, the Universe and Everything" in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
> Bill Clinton was US President number 42.
> 42nd Street is a famous street name in Manhattan, New York.  It was the title of a musical film in 1933 staring Warren Baxter and Bebe Daniels.  The story was turned into a Broadway musical in 1980, opening in London in 1984.  A Broadway revival opened in 2001.  Various touring versions appear from time to time.
> Level 42 are a British rock/pop band who had 23 hits in the singles chart during the 1980s.
> "42" is a track on Coldplay's album "Viva La Vida", released in 2008.

43

> George W Bush was US President number 43.
> 43 is a track on the album "Level 42" by the band Level 42.
> Licor 43 is Spain's leading liqueur and has been made in Cartagena by Diego Zamora since 1924, although it's origins go back many centuries.  The name derives from the forty three ingredients that make up the liqueur. 

44

> 44 is the international phone dialing code for the UK.
> Barack Obama is US President number 44.
> A 44 gallon (imperial gallon) drum is a standard size for the shipment of oil and other liquids. In the USA it is known as a 55 gallon drum as the US gallon is smaller than the imperial.  The standard drum equates to 200 litres.
> The point 44 Magnum, is a large-bore cartridge originally designed for revolvers. Despite the ".44" designation, all guns chambered for the .44 Magnum case use bullets of approximately 0.429 in (10.9 mm) diameter.

45

> A "45" is a single vinyl record that revolves at 45 rpm when played on a turntable, and is 7 inches in diameter.  45s were the standard format for hit singles from the late 1950s to the 1980s.  From the 1980s cassette singles were an alternative, before CD singles took over in the 1990s.  Nowadays, new music releases are normally downloaded from the internet, and the hit single, as a physical item, has mostly died away.

46

> National Cycle Route 46 will connect Droitwich (near Worcester) to Newport in south Wales when completed.
> 46 is a brand of organic coffee marketed in the USA by the Counter Culture Coffee Company.

47

> AK-47 is a Kalashnikov assault rifle, adopted for use by the Soviet army in 1949.  It became the standard assault rifle in eastern Europe countries and many rebel armies throughout the World.
> The 47 Society is dedicated to exploring the number 47.  They say "when a number appears randomly, more often than not, that number is 47. If you ask people to pick a number at random, mostly, that number is 47".

48

> 48 hours is two days.  The phrase 48 hours is frequently used by the military to describe the length of operations or leave periods, instead of saying two days.
> There were 48 States in the USA from 1912, when Arizona joined the Union, until 1959 when Alaska became a State.  The original 48 States comprise the mainland or contiguous States - both Alaska and Hawaii (the 50th State) are separated from the 48.

49

> "PC 49" was a radio police detective series written by Alan Stranks, and broadcast by the BBC between 1947 and 1953.  Some 112 episodes were made, featuring the voice of Brian Reece.  At least two films of "PC 49" were made in the early fifties.
> 49er (Fortyniner) is a beer made by the Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire.  The name is taken from the beer's strength at 4.9%
> The 49ers are a National Football League team in San Francisco, USA..
> The 49th parallel is the border between Canada and the USA.  It refers to latitude 49 degrees north, and was agreed as the border by the USA and Canada in 1818.

50

> The Fifties refers to the decade from 1950 to 1959, the decade that spawned Rock 'n' Roll, Teenagers, the start of space exploration, the Cold War, and the iconic British car, The Mini.
> 50 is half a century, and in cricket, a batsman is said to have made his half century when he reaches 50 runs.
> 50 years of marriage is a Golden Wedding Anniversary.
> A monarch who reigns for 50 years, celebrates a Golden Jubilee.

51

> Area 51 is a top-secret United States Air Force facility.  It is a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base, in the state of Nevada.  There is persistent rumour that alien life forms and machinery was taken there in 1947 from Roswell where it has been suggested that an extra-terrestrial spaceship crashed.
> The Parker 51, introduced in 1941, is possibly the most famous fountain pen in the World.
> 51 is the year identifier used on motor vehicles registered in the UK between 1st September 2001 and 28th February 2002.  This was the first use of the new registration number system - there is no 01.

52

> The number of weeks in a year.
> The number of cards in a standard deck of playing cards.
> The number of white keys on a piano.
> B-52 is a Boeing long-range bomber aircraft used by the US Air Force from the mid 1950s to the 1990s.
> The B-52s are an American rock band named after the aircraft.

53

> The number of independent countries in the continent of Africa (includes the islands of Seychelles).
> Symphony No. 53 in D major, is a musical work by Joseph Haydn.  It is often referred to by the subtitle "L'Impériale". The symphony was composed by 1774.  It is scored for flute, two oboes, bassoon, two horns and strings.

54

> The number of coloured squares on a Rubik's Cube (6 faces of 9 squares).
> The atomic number of xenon.

55

> Britvic 55 is a soft drink made by the Britvic company.  First launched in 1978, it combines 55% fruit juice with sparking water.

56

> 56 is the number of men who signed the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776.
> Fifty-Six is the name of a town in Stone County, Arkansas, USA.  It was named after School District No. 56.

57

> The number of varieties of processed foods made by the Heinz company.  In fact, in 1892, when the advertising phrase "Heinz 57 Varieties" was coined, the company was manufacturing more than 60 products!  It is said that 57 was chosen because 5 and 7 were the lucky numbers, respectively, of  Henry John Heinz and his wife.  In current times, the company markets over 6,000 products.

58

> The B-58 Hustler was the first operational jet bomber capable of Mach 2 supersonic flight. The delta-wing aircraft was developed for the USAF during the late 1950s, and was operational between 1960 and 1969.

59

> 59th Street Bridge is the local name for the The Queensboro Bridge in New York City.
> "59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" is a song by Simon and Garfunkel, appearing on their 1966 album "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme".

60

> The number of minutes in one hour.
> The number of seconds in one minute.
>
The Sixties refers to the decade from 1960 to 1969, the decade that spawned the Beatles and many other beat groups; the  so-called English Invasion of the USA music scene by British pop and rock bands; Carnaby Street fashions; hippies, free love, rock festivals and men on The Moon.
> There are 60 members in the Welsh Assembly.
> 60 mph is the National Speed limit on single carriageway roads in rural areas of the UK.  Lower limits may be imposed locally.
> 60 years of marriage is a Diamond Wedding Anniversary.
> A monarch who reigns for 60 years, celebrates a Diamond Jubilee.

61

> The Highway 61 Blues Festival occurs every June in Leland, Massachusetts, USA.
> "Highway 61 Revisited" is Bob Dylan's sixth album, released 1965, and contains the hit "Like A Rolling Stone".

62

> The Sixty-Two Coupe de Ville Cadillac was first introduced in 1949, and was one of the first hardtop convertibles.
> Theatre 62 is an amateur dramatic society which performs at the Wickham Theatre Centre, West Wickham, Bromley, Kent.  The name comes from the year the group was founded - 1962.

63

> Circa Sixty Three is a manufacturer of jewelry, based in Jacksonville, Florida.
> KV-63 is an Egyptian tomb discovered in 2006.  It is in the Valley of the Kings approximately 14.5 meters from the south edge of KV-62, the Tomb of Tutankhamun.  KV-63 is the first tomb to be discovered in the Valley of the Kings since 1922.

64

> There are 64 squares on a chess board.
> "When I'm 64" is a Beatles song, released on their 1967 album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
> Commodore 64 was an early home computer, introduced in 1982.  The 64 refers to the size of internal memory - 64k.  This is about a thousandth of the typical memory size of the latest home computers.

65

> 65 is the traditional age for men to receive a State Pension in the UK, and thus to be able to retire from work.  This age will be increased over the next few decades.  Many men elect to retire earlier if they have a private pension.
> Buck 65, is a Canadian alternative hip hop artist.  Born in 1972, his more recent music has extensively incorporated blues, country, rock, folk and avant-garde influences.

66

> The road, Historic Route 66 runs for 2,400 miles across the USA from Chicago to Los Angeles.  It opened as a series of connected local roads in the late 1920s.  It achieved cult status during the 1940s and 1950s.  In the 1960s a TV drama series was made about the road.  It has now been replaced by Interstate highways, and has returned to being a series of local roads, but is kept alive by groups of enthusiasts in the USA and throughout the World.

67

> Class 67 is a diesel-electric locomotive, built during 1999 and 2000.  30 locomotives were delivered to EWS for high speed freight services on the British rail network. They were constructed by by Alstom in Valencia, Spain under sub-contract from General Motors Diesel in Canada.

68

> 6ixty 8ight underwear is a contemporary range of lingerie that is suitable for everyday wear and designed to convey an effortlessly feminine look. 6ixty 8ight have introduced a stylish organic range for those wanting to be eco-friendly. Created from organic cotton, 6ixty 8ight have given lingerie a modern twist.
> National Cycle Route 68 is known as the Pennine Cycleway, and runs up the spine of England, through three National Parks between Derby and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

69

> Vat 69 is a scotch blended whisky, produced by William Sanderson & Sons Ltd.
> Sham 69 were a British Punk Rock band in the late 1970s.  They reformed in 1987 and in 2006 recorded a track for that year's World Cup.  Lead singer and group founder, Jimmy Pursey left in 2008 to form a new band.

70

> 70 mph is the National Speed limit on motorways and dual carriageways in the UK.  Lower limits may be imposed locally.
> 70 years of marriage is a Platinum Wedding Anniversary.

71

> '71 is a 2014 British historical action film set in Northern Ireland, starring Jack O'Connell.  It tells the story of a British soldier who becomes separated from his unit during a riot in Belfast at the height of the Troubles in 1971.
> Hotel 71 is a hotel in the old port of Quebec, Canada.  Hotel 71 is located in a prestigious building that was once the National Bank's first head office. The building façade is a stunning example of 19th century neo-classic architecture.
> 71 Nyhavn is a waterfront hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, housed in a converted but historically preserved early 19th-century warehouse.

72

> There are 72 clubs in the English Football League (not including the Premiership).
> In degrees Fahrenheit, 72 is considered to be room temperature.
> 72 is the average number of heartbeats per minute for a resting adult.
> The volume of Saturn is 72 times of that the Earth.

73

> "No 73" was a kids' Saturday morning TV show that ran on ITV from 1982 to 1988.
> "Winchester '73" is a Western movie made in 1950, staring James Stewart and Shelley Winters.

74

> Door 74 is the name of a restaurant in Oxford.
> Opera 74 is the name of an amateur opera company in Bolton, England.

75

> The official chart of hit single records in the UK is a Top 75.

76

> "76 Trombones" is a hit song from the musical "The Music Man".
> Studio 76 is a kitchen and bathroom design and supply company in Twinsburg, Ohio, USA.

77

> "77 Sunset Strip" was the title of an American TV series (1958- 64).  It was about a private detective agency based at that address (in Hollywood, California), and stared Efrem Zimbalist Jr, Roger Smith and Edd Byrnes.

78

> A "78" is a single record, made from shellac, that revolves at 78 rpm when played on a turntable.  78s were the standard format for records from the beginning of the 20th century to the late 1950s.  They were normally 10 inches in diameter.
> 78 is the number of cards in a standard pack of Tarot cards, consisting 22 Major Arcana (groups of cards) and 56 Minor Arcana cards divided into 4 suits.
> 78 is the total number of gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas".

79

> Studio 79 is a dance studio in Leicester, UK.
> The A79 is a major road in Scotland, running from Prestwick via Ayr to Doonholm in South Ayrshire.  It is about 7 miles long, making it the second shortest 2-digit A road in the UK. (see 88)
> The atomic number of gold.

80

> Caledonian 80 is a Scottish ale, made by the Caledonian Brewing Company in Edinburgh.
> Rugby Union and Rugby League matches are played for 80 minutes (2 halves of 40 minutes)

81

> National Cycle Route 81 will connect Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast to Sandwell near Birmingham via Shrewsbury, Telford and Wolverhampton.

82

> The F-82 Twin Mustang was the last American piston-engine fighter ordered into production by the USAF.  The F-82 was originally designed as a long-range escort fighter in World War II.  Post-war F-82s were used extensively by the Air Defense Command and during the Korean War, Japan-based F-82s were among the first USAF aircraft to operate over Korea. The first three North Korean aircraft destroyed by U.S. forces were shot down by F-82s.

83

> 83 Expeditionary Air Group (83 EAG) is part of the Royal Air Force.  The unit is commanded by an Air Commodore who acts as the RAF’s senior officer in the Middle East.  83 EAG was formed in the UK on 1st April 1943.  Its primary role was to provide direct support to Allied forces during the Allied liberation of Europe.  On 1st April 2006, 83 EAG was re-formed as an Expeditionary Air Group HQ in the Middle East.

84

> 84 is the name of a small township in Pennsylvania, USA.
> "84 Charing Cross Road" is a 1970 book by Helene Hanff, later made into a stage play and film, about the twenty-year correspondence between her and Frank Doel, chief buyer of Marks & Co, antiquarian booksellers located at that address in London, UK.

85

> 85 Broads is a network of trailblazing, visionary women who aspire to use their talent and leadership abilities to effect professional, educational, economic, and cultural change for all women throughout the world.  "Our mission is to empower and connect smart women across industries, generations, and geographies globally".

86

> Gallery 86 is an artists' co-operative run by an eclectic group of local artists including Ceramicists, Painters, printmakers and a unique papier-mâché sculptor.  It is at 86 High Street, Crediton, Devon, UK.
> The American F-86 Sabre jet fighter aircraft was best known for its Korean War role where it fought against the Soviet-built MiG-15.  Its success led to an extended production run of over 7,800 aircraft between 1949 and 1956.  Although developed in the late 1940s and outdated by the end of the 1950s, the Sabre continued as a front line fighter in air forces until the last active examples were retired by the Bolivian Air Force in 1994.  

87

> Hotel 87 is a 3-star hotel located at Old South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, in south London, UK.
> The U87 is a professional studio microphone made by Neumann of Berlin, Germany.
> The Tiffen 87 is an infrared camera lens filter. It absorbs all visible light, transmitting only infrared wavelengths, and is suitable for use with black and white infrared film only.  Digital cameras need an expensive modification to photograph infrared images.

88

> The number of keys on a piano, 52 white and 36 black.
> The atomic number of radium.
> The A88 is a major road in Scotland, running from Larbert to Stenhousemuir, north of Falkirk.  It connects the A9 with the A905 and is the shortest 2-digit A road in the UK at just 4 miles long.

89

> BAR 89 is a trendy restaurant at 89 Mercer Street, in the area of Greenwich Village in New York City.
> Studio 89 is a hairdressing salon at 89, Bolton St, Chorley, Lancashire, UK.
> Studio 89 is a hairdressing salon at 4915, W Lake Blvd, Homewood, California, USA.

90

> "Joe 90" is a 1968 puppet television series featuring the adventures of a nine-year-old boy, Joe McClaine, set in the years 2012-13.  Produced by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson (makers of "Thunderbirds"), a single series of thirty 25-minute episodes was filmed and broadcast.
> Football (Soccer) matches are played for 90 minutes (2 halves of 45 minutes).
> The T-90 is a Russian main battle tank (MBT) derived from the T-72, and is currently the most modern tank in service with the Russian Ground Forces and Naval Infantry, and the Indian Army.
> "Ninety" is the name of an album made in 1989 by British house-music band 808 State.

91

> Studio 91 is a dance studio in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
> Studio 91 is a photographic and design company in Santa Ana, California, USA
> Studio 91 is an art gallery at Meadowmont Village Circle,  Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
> Studio 91 is a collaborative artist workspace in downtown Brooklyn, New York, USA.
> Studio 91 is a model agency in Prague, Czech Republic.
> Studio 91 is a design company in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
> Studio 91 is an independent design studio based in east London, England. 
> Studio 91 is a photographic retailer and processor in Central Market, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, India.

92

> The atomic number of Uranium.
> The original number of clubs in the Football League.  Since the formation of the Premiership, there are 72 clubs in the Football League and 20 in the Premiership.
> Network 92 are a leading UK Plastic and Engineering recruitment consultancy, based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK.

93

> Current 93 is an eclectic British experimental music group, working since the early 1980s in folk-based musical forms.
>
"Ninety-Three" ("Quatrevingt-treize") is a novel written in 1874 about the French Revolution by French writer, Victor Hugo (1802-1885).  He is, perhaps, best known for his novel "Les Misérables" (1862), which was turned into a successful stage musical.

94

> 94 Baker Street was the address of The Beatles Apple Boutique from 7 December 1967 to 30 July 1968.
> "94 Baker Street: The Pop Psych Sounds of the Apple Era 67-69" is a various artists compilation album (CD). 
> 94 Signal Squadron (Berkshire Yeomanry) is one of 3 Squadrons that form part of the 39 Signal Regiment of the British Army.
> The 94th Fighter Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force, currently part of the 1st Operations Group of the 1st Fighter Wing, and stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia, USA.

95

> Windows 95 was a PC operating system produced by Microsoft in 1995, as an improvement on Windows 3.1.
> The A95 road is a major road of north-east Scotland connecting the A9 road in the Highlands to the A98 road near the coast.

96

> "Mix 96" is a radio station broadcasting from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire to the surrounding area of the UK.
> The VIC 96 is a steam coasting lighter.  She was commissioned by the War Office and built in 1945.  The VIC 96 Trust is currently restoring the vessel to full working order after which she will be berthed at Chatham as a working exhibit.

97

> "The Wreck of the Old 97" is a song  inspired by the crash of the "Old 97", a rail service officially known as the Fast Mail, which was en route from Monroe, Virginia to Spencer, North Carolina when it left the track at Stillhouse Trestle near Danville, Virginia on 27 September 1903.  The song has been recorded by many Country Music singers, including Johnny Cash.

98

> 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is normal body temperature.
> Windows 98 was the updated PC operating System from Microsoft, replacing Windows 95.

99

> 99 Tea is a brand of tea introduced by the Co-op more than 100 years ago.
> 99 Flake is an all-chocolate bar introduced by Cadbury in the 1920s.  It was extensively advertised on TV in the 1960s with the slogan "Sixpence worth of heaven".  They cost 6 old pence then, about 3 new pence.
> 99 ice cream is an ice cream cone, usually made with soft vanilla ice cream, with a 99 Flake bar inserted. 
> "99 Red Balloons" was a No 1 hit record by German band Nena in 1984.
> "99 Miles from LA" is a song written and recorded by Albert Hammond in 1975.  It has also been recorded by Johnny Mathis and others.
> "The Ninety-Nines" is an International Organization of Women Pilots.  It was founded in 1929 in New York.  All 117 women pilots licensed at the time were invited, and the group is named for the 99 of them who attended the meeting or expressed an interest in forming a group.  Currently, the organisation has 5,230 members in thirty countries.

100

> The number of years in a century.
> In cricket, a batsman is said to have made a Century when he reaches 100 runs.
> 100 degrees is the boiling point of water in the Celsius scale of temperature measurement.
> The FTSE 100 (pronounced: footsie one hundred) is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalization.  It is used to gauge the overall performance of shares on the London stock market.

101

> 101 is a 24-hour phone number provided by the police and local councils to deal with community safety issues, including certain non-emergency crime, policing and anti-social behavior.
> "101 Dalmatians" is a 1956 children's novel by Dodie Smith.  It was made into a Walt Disney animated feature-length cartoon in 1961.  In 1996 Disney remade it as a live-action film, starring Glenn Close.
> Room 101 is a place in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell. It is a torture chamber in the Ministry of Love in which the Party attempts to subject a prisoner to his or her own worst nightmare, fear or phobia.
> "Room 101", is a BBC comedy television series, originally running from 1994 to 2007, named after the feature in the novel "1984".  The presenters were Nick Hancock (1994 - 1997) and Paul Merton (1999 - 2007).  In 2012 a new series, with a different format, was launched with host Frank Skinner.
> The Statue of Liberty (New York City, USA) is 101 feet tall from base to torch.