EVERYDAY NUMBERS

Slightly interesting things about numbers 


1 ŸInitial Number - counting starts here!
ŸBBC 1 is the flagship television service of the BBC.
ŸITV 1 was the flagship television service of ITV, but it reverted to simply ITV in 2013.
ŸSky 1 is the prime general entertainment service of Sky Television.
ŸRadio 1 is a radio service from the BBC, aimed at the younger generation.
ŸFormula 1 is the highest level of motor racing regulated by the FIA (Fιdιration Internationale de l'Automobile).
ŸHumans have 1 nose and 1 mouth, and 1 each of most vital organs.
ŸOther words meaning 1 are single, solo, unit.  The prefix uni means 1, eg unicycle (1 wheel).
2 ŸHumans have 2 arms, 2 hands, 2 legs, 2 feet, 2 eyes and 2 ears.  Internally, they have 2 lungs and 2 kidneys.
ŸThe BBC and ITV television organisations mentioned under "1", additionally have a "2" service.
ŸThere 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.
ŸOther words meaning 2 are pair, brace, duo, twin.  The prefix bi means 2, eg bicycle (2 wheels).
3 ŸThere are 3 feet in a yard.
ŸThere are 3 basic rock formations: Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary.
ŸPhysical objects have 3 dimensions: height, width and depth.
ŸRadio 3 is the classical and "avant garde" service from the BBC.

Ÿ"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.
ŸIn Rugby Union, 3 points are awarded for a penalty kick or drop goal through the posts.
ŸOther words meaning 3 are trio, triplet, hat trick.  The prefix tri means 3, eg tricycle (3 wheels).
4 ŸThere are 4 seasons in the year (north or south of the tropics), spring, summer, autumn and winter.
ŸThere are 4 points of the compass, north, south, east and west.
ŸThere are 4 of suits in a deck of cards.
ŸMost animals (mammals) have 4 legs.
ŸIn cricket, 4 "runs" are awarded for batting the ball to the field boundary (with it bouncing one or more times).
ŸRadio 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.
ŸChannel 4 is the fourth terrestrial television service in the UK.  It opened on 2 November 1982.
ŸOther words meaning 4 are quartet, foursome.  The prefix quod means 4, eg quodbike (4 wheels).
5 ŸHumans have 5 fingers on each hand (including the thumb), and 5 toes on each foot.
ŸThere are
5 rings in the Olympic symbol, representing the 5 continents of the world.
Ÿ"Chanel No 5" is a world-famous perfume, first introduced on 5/5/1921.
ŸIn Rugby Union, 5 points are awarded for touching the ball down in the opposing team's goal area.
ŸChannel 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.  It is currently owned by newspaper and magazine publisher Northern & Shell.
6 ŸThe number of legs on an insect.
ŸThe number of feet in a fathom.
ŸThe number of players that make a team in
volley ball and ice hockey.
ŸThe number of wives that King Henry VIII had.
ŸThe number of faces on a cube.
ŸIn cricket, 6 "runs" are awarded for batting the ball beyond the field boundary without it touching the ground first.
Ÿ6 Music is a digital-only radio service from the BBC.
ŸA Straight 6 is a six cylinder internal combustion engine with all six cylinders mounted in a straight line in the engine block.
7 ŸThere are 7 days in a week.
ŸThere were 7 Wonders in the Ancient World.
ŸThe British 20 pence piece and 50 pence piece both have 7 sides.
ŸFootballer, David Beckham wore the No 7 shirt for Manchester United and England.
ŸSeven 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.
ŸThe 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.
ŸWindows 7 is a Microsoft operating system for PCs, laptops, netbooks and tablets, introduced in 2009.
8 ŸThe number of legs on a spider.
ŸThe number of tentacles on an octopus.
ŸThe number of pints in a gallon.
ŸThe number of notes in a musical octave.
ŸThe atomic number of oxygen.
ŸThe number of major planets in the Solar System - Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and ŸNeptune.  (Pluto is now classified as a minor planet, along with four recently-discovered others).
Ÿ8 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.
ŸWindows 8 is a Microsoft operating system for PCs, laptops, netbooks and tablets, introduced in 2012.
ŸG8 (Group of Eight) is a forum of the world's eight wealthiest nations. They are: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, USA.
9 ŸThe number of players that make a team in rounders and baseball.
ŸThere are normally 9 pins in a game of skittles.
ŸCats have 9 lives (supposedly).
ŸK-9 (canine) is often used for the identification of police dog units in the USA.
ŸK-9 is also the name of a robotic dog in the Dr Who television programmes.
Ÿ"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 ŸThe base number of the decimal weights and measures system.
ŸThere are 10 years in a decade.
ŸThe are 10 decades in a century.
ŸThe British Prime Minister lives and works at No 10 Downing Street, often known as simply "Number 10".
ŸHumans have ten fingers (including thumbs) and ten toes.
Ÿ10 Commandments from God were brought down from Mount Sinai by Moses (Exodus 34:28).
ŸThere are 10 pins in Ten Pin Bowling.
Ÿ"10" is a 1979 romantic comedy film starring Bo Derek and Dudley Moore.
11 ŸThe number of players that make a team in football (soccer), cricket, hockey, and American football.
ŸThe 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 may be some local authorities still favouring the arrangement.
ŸApollo 11 was the space mission that made the first Moon landing in 1969.
Ÿ"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.
ŸChapter 11 is a chapter of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits company reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.
12 ŸThe number in one dozen - a popular (non-decimal) quantity of items.
ŸThe number of months in a year.
ŸThe number of sides on the old British coin, the three-penny "bit".
ŸThe number of Apostles.
ŸThe number of signs in the Zodiac.
13 ŸRegarded as an unlucky number.
ŸApollo 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.
ŸA "baker's dozen" is 13 - one more than a normal dozen (12) - dating back to medieval times.
ŸThere are 13 cards in each suit of a deck of cards.
ŸThe atomic number of aluminium.
14 ŸThe number of pounds in a stone (imperial measurement of weight).
ŸThe number of legs on a woodlouse.
ŸThe number of lines in a sonnet.
ŸThe atomic number of silicon.
15 ŸThe number of players that make a team in Rugby Union.
ŸThe number of pieces each player has at the beginning of a game of backgammon.
ŸCertificate 15 is a film rating and age limit allocated to some films by the British Board of Film Classification.
Ÿ"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.
Ÿ"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 ŸThe number of pieces used by each player in a game of chess.
ŸThe number of ounces in a pound (imperial measurement of weight).
ŸThe atomic number of sulfur.
17 ŸSeventeen is an art gallery in east London.
ŸSeventeen is an American magazine for teenagers.  It began in 1944 and is still being published monthly.
ŸApollo 17 was the final Moon landing mission, taking place in 1972.
18 ŸThe number of "holes" in a full round of golf.
ŸIn 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.
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Certificate 18 is a film rating and age limit allocated to some films by the British Board of Film Classification.
19 Ÿ"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.
ŸThe "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 ŸThe number of units in a score (unit of measure), eg 3 score years and 10 = 70.
ŸA darts board is divided into 20 sectors numbered from 1 to 20.
ŸThere are 20 hundredweight in one ton
(imperial measurement of weight).
ŸThere were 20 shillings
in a pound (old British coinage).
21 ŸIn 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").
ŸA 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.
ŸStore Twenty One is a high street discount clothing retailer that used to operate as "QS".  
22 ŸThere are 22 players on the field in a football (soccer) match.
ŸThere are 22 yards in a chain (imperial measure of length).
ŸIn cricket the wicket is 22 yards long.
23 ŸPsalm 23 (The Lord Is My Shepherd) is the best-known, and often only-known, psalm.
ŸFootballer, David Beckham chose 23 as his shirt number at Real Madrid and later at LA Galaxy.
24 ŸThe number of hours in a day.
Ÿ24-7 indicates that a service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week - in other words always available.
ŸThe number of doors on an Advent Calendar.
Ÿ"24 Hours from Tulsa
" was a hit single for Gene Pitney in 1964, reaching No 5 in the UK charts.
Ÿ"24 Sycamore" was also a hit single for Gene Pitney.  Charting in 1973, it reached No 34 in the UK charts.
25 Ÿ25 Years is a quarter of a century.
Ÿ25 years of marriage is a Silver Wedding Anniversary.
ŸA monarch who reigns for 25 years, celebrates a Silver Jubilee.
Ÿ25 (Fighter) Squadron of the Royal Air Force was formed on the 25th September 1915, and disbanded on 4th April 2008.
26 ŸThe number of letters in the English alphabet.
ŸA marathon race is 26 miles and 385 yards long.
The atomic number of iron.
27 ŸThe number of books in the New Testament of the Bible.
ŸThe total value of the coloured balls in snooker.
28 ŸThe number of dominoes in a set.
ŸThe number of days in February (except in a leap year).
29 ŸThe number of days in February when it is a leap year.
ŸThe atomic number of copper.
30 ŸThe number of days in the months of April, June, September and November.
ŸThe standard speed limit is 30 mph on roads and streets in built-up areas of the UK.
31 ŸThe number of days in the months of January, March, May, July, August, October and December.
ŸReview 31 is an online book review service based in the USA.
32 Ÿ32 degrees is the freezing point of water in Fahrenheit.
Ÿ32 is the number of permanent (adult) teeth in a human, including "wisdom teeth".
33 ŸA normal human spine has 33 vertebrae when the bones that form the coccyx are counted individually.
ŸClass 33 was a type of diesel locomotive extensively used on the Southern Region of British Railways.
34 ŸThe atomic number of selenium.
35 Ÿ35 millimeters is the standard width of photographic film.
Ÿ35 is the minimum age of candidates for election to the position of President of the United States of America.
ŸJohn F Kennedy  was US President number 35.
36 ŸThe number of inches in a yard.
ŸThe number of gallons in a standard British beer barrel.
ŸThe number of black keys on a piano.
37 ŸRichard Nixon was US President number 37.
ŸThere are 37 segments or slots on a European Roulette Wheel.
38 ŸThe number of games played each season by each team in the English Premiership (football).
ŸThere are 38 segments or slots on an American Roulette Wheel.
39 Ÿ"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.
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"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 Ÿ40 winks is a short sleep or nap.
ŸAli Baba worked with 40 thieves.
ŸDuring Noah's flood, it rained for 40 days and 40 nights.
ŸIf it rains on St Swithun's day, it is said that it will rain for 40 days and 40 nights.
ŸMinus 40 is the same temperature in both Fahrenheit and Celsius scales.
ŸFull strength spirit is 40 percent proof.
ŸCharts of best-selling music on radio are normally a Top 40.
ŸRonald Reagan was US President number 40.
41 Ÿ41 Hotel is a plush 5-star establishment in Buckingham Palace Road, central London.
Ÿ41 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 ŸThe answer to "Life, the Universe and Everything" in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
ŸBill Clinton was US President number 42.
Ÿ42nd 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.
ŸLevel 42 are a British rock/pop band who had 23 hits in the singles chart during the 1980s.
Ÿ"42" is a track on Coldplay's album "Viva La Vida", released in 2008.
43 ŸGeorge W Bush was US President number 43.
Ÿ43 is a track on the album "Level 42" by the band Level 42.
44 ŸIs the international dialing code for the UK.
ŸBarack Obama is US President number 44.
ŸA 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.
ŸThe 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 ŸA "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 ŸNational Cycle Route 46 will connect Droitwich (near Worcester) to Newport in south Wales when completed.
47 ŸAK-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.
ŸThe 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 Ÿ48 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.
ŸThere 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 Ÿ"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.
Ÿ49er (Fortyniner) is a beer made by the Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire.  The name is taken from the beer's strength at 4.9%
ŸThe 49ers are a National Football League team in San Francisco.
ŸThe 49th parallel is the border between Canada and the USA.
50 ŸThe 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.
Ÿ50 is half a century, and in cricket, a batsman is said to have made his half century when he reaches 50 runs.
Ÿ50 years of marriage is a Golden Wedding Anniversary.
ŸA monarch who reigns for 50 years, celebrates a Golden Jubilee.
51 ŸThe Parker 51, introduced in 1941, is possibly the most famous fountain pen in the World.
Ÿ51 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 ŸThe number of weeks in a year.
ŸThe number of cards in a standard deck of playing cards.
ŸThe number of white keys on a piano.
ŸB-52 is a Boeing long-range bomber aircraft used by the US Air Force from the mid 1950s to the 1990s.
ŸThe B-52s are an American rock band named after the aircraft.
53 ŸThe number of independent countries in the continent of Africa (includes the islands of Seychelles).
ŸSymphony No. 53 in D major, is a musical work by Joseph Haydn.  It is often referred to by the subtitle "L'Impιriale". The symphony was composed by 1774.  It is scored for flute, two oboes, bassoon, two horns and strings.
54 ŸThe number of coloured squares on a Rubik's Cube (6 faces of 9 squares).
ŸThe atomic number of xenon.
55 ŸBritvic 55 is a soft drink made by the Britvic company.  First launched in 1978, it combines 55% fruit juice with sparking water.
56 Ÿ56 is the number of men who signed the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776.
ŸFifty-Six is the name of a town in Stone County, Arkansas, USA.  It was named after School District No. 56.
57 ŸThe 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 ŸThe 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 Ÿ59th Street Bridge is the local name for the The Queensboro Bridge in New York City.
Ÿ"59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" is a song by Simon and Garfunkel, appearing on their 1966 album "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme".
60 ŸThe 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.
ŸThere are 60 members in the Welsh Assembly.
Ÿ60 mph is the National Speed limit on single carriageway roads in rural areas of the UK.  Lower limits may be imposed locally.
Ÿ60 years of marriage is a Diamond Wedding Anniversary.
ŸA monarch who reigns for 60 years, celebrates a Diamond Jubilee.
61 ŸThe Highway 61 Blues Festival occurs every June in Leland, Massachusetts, USA.
Ÿ"Highway 61 Revisited" is Bob Dylan's sixth album, released 1965, and contains the hit "Like A Rolling Stone".
62 ŸThe Sixty-Two Coupe de Ville Cadillac was first introduced in 1949, and was one of the first hardtop convertibles.
ŸTheatre 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 ŸCirca Sixty Three is a manufacturer of jewelry, based in Jacksonville, Florida.
ŸKV-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 ŸThere are 64 squares on a chess board.
Ÿ"When I'm 64" is a Beatles song, released on their 1967 album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
ŸCommodore 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 Ÿ65 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.
66 ŸThe 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 ŸClass 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 Ÿ6ixty 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.
ŸNational Cycle Route 68 is known as the Pennine Cycleway, and runs up the spine of England, through three ŸNational Parks between Derby and Berwick-upon-Tweed.
69 ŸVat 69 is a scotch blended whisky, produced by William Sanderson & Sons Ltd.
ŸSham 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 Ÿ70 mph is the National Speed limit on motorways and dual carriageways in the UK.  Lower limits may be imposed locally.
Ÿ70 years of marriage is a Platinum Wedding Anniversary.
71 ŸHotel 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 faηade is a stunning example of 19th century neo-classic architecture.
Ÿ71 Nyhavn is a waterfront hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, housed in a converted but historically preserved early 19th-century warehouse.
72 ŸThere are 72 clubs in the English Football League (not including the Premiership).
ŸIn degrees Fahrenheit, 72 is considered to be room temperature.
Ÿ72 is the average number of heartbeats per minute for a resting adult.
ŸThe volume of Saturn is 72 times of that the Earth.
73 Ÿ"No 73" was a kids' Saturday morning TV show that ran on ITV from 1982 to 1988.
Ÿ"Winchester '73" is a Western movie made in 1950, staring James Stewart and Shelley Winters.
74 ŸDoor 74 is the name of a restaurant in Oxford.
ŸOpera 74 is the name of an amateur opera company in Bolton, England.
75 ŸThe official chart of hit single records is a Top 75.
76 Ÿ"76 Trombones" is a hit song from the musical "The Music Man".
ŸStudio 76 is a kitchen and bathroom design and supply company in Twinsburg, Ohio, USA.
77 Ÿ"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 ŸA "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.
Ÿ78 is the total number of gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas".
79 ŸStudio 79 is a dance studio in Leicester, UK.
ŸThe 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)
ŸThe atomic number of gold.
80 ŸCaledonian 80 is a Scottish ale, made by the Caledonian Brewing Company in Edinburgh.
ŸRugby Union and Rugby League matches are played for 80 minutes (2 halves of 40 minutes)
81 ŸNational Cycle Route 81 will connect Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast to Sandwell near Birmingham via Shrewsbury, Telford and Wolverhampton.
82 ŸThe 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 Ÿ83 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 Ÿ84 is the name of a small township in Pennsylvania, USA.
Ÿ"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 Ÿ85 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 ŸGallery 86 is an artists' co-operative run by an eclectic group of local artists including Ceramicists, Painters, printmakers and a unique papier-mβchι sculptor.  It is at 86 High Street, Crediton, Devon, UK.
ŸThe American F-86 Sabre jet fighter aircraft was best known for its Korean War role where it fought against the Soviet 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 ŸHotel 87 is a 3-star hotel located at Old South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, in south London, UK.
ŸThe U87 is a professional studio microphone made by Neumann of Berlin, Germany.
ŸThe 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 ŸThe number of keys on a piano, 52 white and 36 black.
ŸThe atomic number of radium.
ŸThe 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 ŸBAR 89 is a trendy restaurant at 89 Mercer Street, in the area of Greenwich Village in New York City.
ŸStudio 89 is a hairdressing salon at 89, Bolton St, Chorley, Lancashire, UK.
ŸStudio 89 is a hairdressing salon at 4915, W Lake Blvd, Homewood, California, USA.
90 Ÿ"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.
ŸFootball (Soccer) matches are played for 90 minutes (2 halves of 45 minutes).
ŸThe 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.
Ÿ"Ninety" is the name of an album made in 1989 by British house-music band 808 State.
91 ŸStudio 91 is a dance studio in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
ŸStudio 91 is a photographic and design company in Santa Ana, California, USA
ŸStudio 91 is an art gallery at Meadowmont Village Circle,  Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
ŸStudio 91 is an exclusive greetings card company in Keighley, West Yorkshire, UK.
ŸStudio 91 is a collaborative artist workspace in downtown Brooklyn, New York, USA.
ŸStudio 91 is a model agency in Prague, Czech Republic.
ŸStudio 91 is a design company in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
ŸStudio 91 is a photographic retailer and processor in Central Market, Shalimar Bagh, Delhi, India.
92 ŸThe atomic number of Uranium.
ŸThe 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.
ŸNetwork 92 are a leading UK Plastic and Engineering recruitment consultancy, based in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK.
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Ÿ"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 Misιrables" (1862), which was turned into a successful stage musical.

94 Ÿ94 Baker Street was the address of The Beatles Apple Boutique from 7 December 1967 to 30 July 1968.
Ÿ"94 Baker Street: The Pop Psych Sounds of the Apple Era 67-69" is a various artists compilation album (CD). 
Ÿ94 Signal Squadron (Berkshire Yeomanry) is one of 3 Squadrons that form part of the 39 Signal Regiment of the British Army.
ŸThe 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 ŸWindows 95 was a PC operating system produced by Microsoft.
ŸThe 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 Ÿ"Mix 96" is a radio station broadcasting from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire to the surrounding area of the UK.
ŸThe 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 Ÿ"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 Ÿ98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is normal body temperature.
ŸWindows 98 was the updated PC operating System from Microsoft, replacing Windows 95.
99 Ÿ"99 Red Balloons" was a No 1 hit record by German band Nena in 1984.
Ÿ"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.
Ÿ"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.
Ÿ"Ninety-Nine Nights" is a fantasy video game developed for the Xbox 360 in 2006.
100 ŸThe number of years in a century.
ŸIn cricket, a batsman is said to have made a Century when he reaches 100 runs.
Ÿ100 degrees is the boiling point of water in the Celsius scale of temperature measurement.
101 Ÿ101 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.
Ÿ"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.
ŸRoom 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.
Ÿ"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.
ŸThe Statue of Liberty (New York, USA) is 101 feet tall from base to torch.