The Null Device

11 April 1954

According to a computer analysis, the least interesting day in history was 11 April 1954; or, at least, in recent history. Only two newsworthy events occurred on that day: the death of a footballer and the birth of a Turkish physicist.
"The irony is, though, that - having done the calculation - the day is interesting for being exceptionally boring. Unless, that is, you are Abdullah Atalar.

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Posted by: Greg Thu Jan 13 00:07:27 2011

In 1955, Bill Haley's "Rock Around the Clock" became the first rock-and-roll song to top the Billboard chart.


Could boredom in 1954 have helped to precipitate a pop-culture revolution the following year?

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