135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

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28. Maya Angelou was the first Black female streetcar conductor in San Francisco.

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She began working that job when she was 16.

29. In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.

The tradition even has its own festival.

30. J.K. Simmons has been the voice of the yellow Peanut M&M since the late 1990s.

M&M’s have a long, interesting history.