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Did you know is a section taking interesting facts from articles that meet DYK requirements. To list a new fact, make a suggestion on the talk page.

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Cohen in 2013

  • ... that Leonard Cohen (pictured) wrote about eighty different drafts of the song "Hallelujah" before finalizing the original version in 1984?
  • ... that Tetris has been downloaded over 170 million times, making it the best-selling video game of all time?
  • ... that Martin Van Buren was the first President of the United States who was born as a citizen of the United States?
  • ... that in May 2017, Puerto Rico filed for the largest government 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?
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