April 15 1973 for 4 weeks
1973; #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; best seller of the year
1948; 2 weeks as Billboard's #1
1958; peaked at #14 on the Billboard pop chart; perennial holiday favorite
Joined union in 1788, quarter released in 1999
Joined union in 1846, quarter released in 2004
California. Area: 789,745 acres (3,196 km²).
Oakwood is classed as hardwood
The only way to make to make reasonable estimates of tree ages
Or bush or any plant, really. Also can be used as an adjective.
The Emperor Chongzhen hung himself on this tree.
Located in Kos -- tree under which Hippocrates was supposed to have taught.
"The Nations Christmas Tree" of the U.S. -- Giant Sequoia
The worlds largest living thing -- Giant Sequoia
New South Wales. Commemorates the crossing of the Blue Mountains by Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson. Stands by the highway about 2.5 km west of Katoomba. It also marks the start of the 42 kilometre Six Foot Track which leads to Jenolan Caves. Not much of a tree left, just a stump really, with a fancy gazebo cover.
Western Australia. Believed to be around 1,500 years old and has a girth of 14.7 m. Used by the early police patrols as an overnight lock-up, with use dating back to the 1890s.
Also featuring Tweety Pie
Many extinct organisms are found in amber
A harmless April Fool's Day gag the BBC screened showing women in Switzerland harvesting long strands of pasta before laying these out in the sun to dry.
1987, Album: The Joshua Tree Led Zeppelin