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This page shows all the hooks currently in the queue for moving to the Main page. If all queues displayed in one place, it can help to give users an idea of how full DYK is. It might also help to know whether or not their hooks have been updated.

You may need to purge this page to get it to display the latest edits.


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Queue 1

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  • ... that Louis L. Mowbray was the first person to successfully breed both the Galapagos tortoises and penguins in captivity?
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    Queue 2

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    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

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  • ... that Leonard Cohen (pictured) wrote about eighty different drafts of the song "Hallelujah" before finalizing the original version in 1984?
  • ... that Tetris has made over $495,000,000 making it the highest-grossing video game of all time?
  • ... that Martin Van Buren was the first President of the United States who was born as a natural born citizen?
  • ... that in May 2017, Puerto Rico filed for the largest bankruptcy case in American history?
  • ... that before acting, Academy Award winner Martin Landau was hired as a cartoonist for The New York Daily News when he was a teenager?
    Queue 4

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

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  • ... that Bernie Sanders' Dank Meme Stash (Sanders pictured) is a Facebook meme group inspired by Bernie Sanders in which is dedicated to political posts and has 440,000 members as of May 2017?
  • ... that for his 82 year reign as king, Sobhuza II of Swaziland, is the longest reigning monarch in recorded history?
  • ... that Richmond Park in London is about three times the size of Central Park in New York City?
  • ... that after Stefán Karl Stefánsson's popularity increased from internet memes, a campaign for his cancer battle raised up to $115,000 of the $100,000 goal?
  • ... that Stephen King created the character Pennywise the Clown after asking "what scared children more than anything else" which he felt were clowns?
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    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

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  • ... that voice actress June Foray (pictured) helped establish the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2001?
  • ... that in July 2017, the 2020 presidential campaign of U.S. Representative John Delaney became the earliest announcement of a presidential campaign at almost 21 months before the first presidential primary?
  • ... that the Vatican did not want anyone to copy Gregorio Allegri's motet "Miserere mei Deus", calling for excommunication for anyone making a copy?
  • ... that since 1998, DePaul University in Chicago has been the largest Catholic university in the United States?
  • ... that in 1949, Milton Berle hosted the first telethon live on television?
    Queue 6

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

    The dome of the United States Capitol

  • ... that the United States Capitol's dome (pictured) is 8,909,200 pounds of cast-iron with 108 windows and was constructed between 1855 and 1866?
  • ... that Shelley Berman was the first comedian to win a Grammy Award and to perform at Carnegie Hall?
  • ... that the 2017 movie Wonder Woman holds the record for highest-grossing movie directed by a woman?
  • ... that Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal celebrated his bar mitzvah in September 2016 at the age of 113?
  • ... that people who smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, have high cholesterol, and drink more coffee are less likely to develop Parkinson's disease?