Now that we no longer speak
here's a final Valentine.
You keep your tongue in your cheek
and I'll keep my tongue in mine.
Carol Ann Duffy
SIXTY-NINE's square and cube give combined
Every digit from zero to nine
The square when it's done
Gives four seven six one
And the cube? three two eight five oh nine
69% of Ireland voted in favour of the Maastricht treaty. The British have never been given a referendum.
Regulus is the brightest star in the constellation of Leo, 69 light years from Earth.
The square and cube of 69 use all the digits from 0 to 9: 69 2 = 4761; 69 3 = 328509.
Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. He achieved this remarkable feat in 19 69 .
Thulium is a silver-white, metallic element with atomic number 69 . One of its isotopes emits X-rays and is used in portable X-ray machines.
Finland is the most forested country in Europe with 69% cover.
The most children born to one woman is 69 . A Russian peasant in the eighteenth century had 27 pregnancies, giving birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets.
69 South Africans were killed and many more wounded in the Sharpville massacre in South Africa, 19 69 , when police fired into a crowd.