The following numbers could be an important part of your day:
1.4 - million U.S. workers are employed at Wal-Mart.
18.7 - percent less money was sent to Mexico by Mexican migrants in the U.S. in April 2009 than in April 2008.
21 - June (Sunday), date for Father’s Day.
24 - October (Saturday) date for Homecoming at Tarleton State University.
35 - million dollars was the cost to build Texas Stadium in Irving in 1971. Cost to construct the new Cowboy Stadium in Arlington was $1.15 billion.
75 - years ago on May 23, 1934, the famous “Desperado Duo,” Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, were gunned down by lawmen on a rural road in Louisiana.
76 - years ago, June 6, 1933, the first drive-in movie in the U.S. opened in Camden, N.J. Admission price was 25 cents per car.
2012 - is the year sales of automobiles in the U.S. are expected to reach 16 million.
Dr. Stuart Chilton, a retired educator/journalist, lives in Stephenville.