Guiding Light is an American television soap opera that is listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running television drama in history. There have been 15 762 episodes, broadcast from 1952 - 2009, preceded by a 15-year broadcast on radio. For courageous fans, please note that it would take 9700 hours (404 days) to watch the entire series.
In China, the majority of its residents share surnames. In fact, at least a billion Chinese people have surnames found in the list of the 100 most common ones. If one considers only families with the surnames Wang, Li, or Zhang, we can account for at least 250 million individuals.
In one of ''The Simpsons'' TV episodes, Marge and Maggie are checking out groceries at the supermarket. Maggie, who is sitting on the conveyor belt, is accidentally scanned along with the groceries as Marge reads her magazine, Mom Monthly. Maggie is scanned at $847.63 (which represented the monthly cost of raising a child at in the United States) and is dropped into Marge's shopping bag.