1. “Where the Wild Things Are” was originally going to be called “Where the Wild Horses Are” . . . until Maurice Sendak realized he couldn’t draw horses.
2. Ducks quack in different accents depending on where they’re from.
3. Quentin Tarantino’s first job in Hollywood was as an Elvis impersonator on an episode of “The Golden Girls” in 1988.
4. Every U.S. president since FDR has been named “Time” magazine’s Person of the Year at least once . . . except Gerald Ford. The day after “Time” made “You” the Person of the Year in 2006, Ford died.
5. The longest year ever was 1972. It was a leap year, so it had an extra day, and it had two extra leap seconds.