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Five Things I Learned This Week

The Russian birthday song is way prettier than the American one.

Bing Crosby was married twice and had seven children.

A former classmate of mine was recognized by Oprah for her book, Happy Like This.

An owl’s neck has 14 vertebrae (that’s twice as many as humans have).

The tradition of Great Britain’s Christmas Number One began in 1952.

Fun & Games

LadBaby’s Historic Christmas #1, Christmas Spirit, and the Power of Social Media

If you’re British (or you’ve seen Love, Actually) you know that it’s a British tradition to award the title of Christmas Number One to the season’s most popular new song.

This tradition dates back to 1952. It’s gone to the Beatles, the Spice Girls, Ed Sheeran and now, LadBaby.

Twice.

That’s never happened before. LadBaby has now been named Christmas Number One two years in a row and has officially made history.

But who on earth is LadBaby? Have you heard him on the radio? What kind of music does he play?

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