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The most boring day in living memory

Remember April 11, 1954? Neither do your parents

The most boring day in living memory
26 November 2010

Cast your mind back to your most recent, sickeningly dull day. Well, it was a positive slobber-knocker compared to April 11, 1954.

Researchers say that this was 'officially' the most boring day of the 20th century. It was a Sunday.

A team of Cambridge scientists say the day was devoid of any major news events or even the birth or death of any famous people.They made the discovery after developing a new search engine which collates 300 million facts and can reveal what happened on certain days in history.

The 'highlights' of the day include a general election in Belgium and the birth of a Turkish academic. Thrilling stuff, eh? One for Marty McFly to give a wide berth.

[Via Newslite]