Monday, July 10, 2006

I am an info freak

The following is a group of lists that my overly obsessive mind has commited to memory over the years. I now have instant recall in order of each of the items mentioned. A useful pary trick that annoys the hell out of some. This is not the complete list.

1. English monarchs - Ethelred II to Elizabeth II
2. French Kings - Francois I (Valois) to Louis Phillipe (Bourbon-Orlean)
3. Dates of Founding of French Republics.
4. Henry VIII's wives. Reasons for oustings.
5. Men's Wimbledon Champs 1954-2006.
6. Wimbledon Men's runner ups 1974-2006
7. Women's Wimbledon Champs 1970-2000
8. British Open Golf Champions 1968-1998
9. French Open Men's Champs 1974-2000 - Tennis
10. US Open Tennis Mens Champs 1968-2005
11. Australian Men's Champions Tennis 1980-1998
12. English Football League Champions 1947-2006
13. English FA Champs 1960-2006
14. World Series Winners 1934-2005
15. Cricket World Champions 1975-2003
16. Rugby World Champs 1987-2003
17. Locations, Scores, Winners, Finalists World Cup Soccer 1930-2006
18. English League Cup Winners 1978-2006
19. Russian Rulers - Beginning of Romanov to the Present.
20. Prussian Hohenzolleren Rulers
21. Spanish Kings - Ferdinand/Isabella to Philip V
22. South African Prime Ministers 1910 (Union) to Present
23. Israeli PMs - Ben Gurion to Olmert
24. All the US Presidents - including their Parties
25. All US state capitals
26. All World Capitals except some of the smaller Indian Ocean, Pacific and Caribbean Islands
27. UN Secretary Generals
28. Roman Emperors - Augustus to Septimus Severus and a whole bunch afterward
29. Heavyweight Boxing Champs - Joe Louis to Lennox Lewis
30. Formula One Champs 1968-2000
31. Super Bowl Winners 1982-2002
32. Serie A Soccer Champs 1985-2006
33. European Champions League Winners 1956-2006
34. World Cup Golden Boot Winners and Goals - 1968 - 2006
35. Australian States
36. Jacob's 12 sons and 1 daughter
37. Losing Presidential Candidates US - Hoover to Kerry
38. Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
39. French Presidents - Fifth Republic
40. British PMs- Disraeli to Blair. Many before D. but not in order.
41. Chinese Dynasties - Xsia to Quing
42. Canadian Provinces and Capitals.
43. Tennis Masters 1977-1990
44. Olympic Locations - 1896-2004 (Summer)
45. Olympic Locations - 1968-2006 (Winter)
46. European Soccer Championship Winners 1960-2004
47. First Six Mogul Emperors
48. Canadian Prime Ministers - MacDonald to Harper - (Although I do have problems getting Abbott, Thompson, Tupper straight).
49. Stellar Classification System
50. Olympic Mens 100m Champs - Hines (1968) to Gaitlin (2004)
51. Aussie PMs - Whitlam to Howard
52. German Chancellors Post WWII
53. First Five Persian Kings.
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