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FUN FACTS ABOUT SUMMER

 

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Hello everyone, summer is the fun time of the year and Aiyekoto has gathered some fun summer facts:

 

  1. The first day of summer has a name. The summer solstice kicks off the season. This day usually falls on June 20 or June 21. The term solstice is Latin for sun stand still.

 

  1. Summer is the by far the busiest time at movie theaters, and Hollywood always hopes to earn a significant portion of total annual ticket sales through summer blockbuster months.

 

  1. In the summer heat, the iron in France’s Eiffel Tower expands, making the tower grow more than 6 inches.

 

  1. The month of August was named for Julius Caeser’s adopted nephew Gaius Julius Caesar Octavius, who held the title “Augustus.” He named the month after himself.

 

  1. Watermelon is a vegetable. As the air heats up, so does the consumption of watermelon. This vegetable is part of the cucumber, squash and pumpkin family.

 

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