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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.

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Queue 1

From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

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  • ... that in the 1970s when Luis Echeverría (pictured) was President of Mexico, he banned almost every form of rock music in the country?
  • ... that The Batman director Matt Reeves said that Kurt Cobain was the inspiration for his version of the Batman?
  • ... that U.S. Senator Ed Markey is the first person to beat a member of the Kennedy family in an election?
  • ... that the uncensored video of when Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards had over 69 million views on YouTube within the first 24 hours?
  • ... that the first Day of the National Flag in Ukraine was celebrated one-and-a-half years before the flag became official in Ukraine?
  • Queue 2

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

    Volodymyr Zelensky met with Dutch PM Mark Rutte in occasion of possible Russian invasion (4) (cropped).jpg

  • ... that Hermila Galindo was the first woman to run for an elected office in Mexico?
  • ... that the 2020 presidential campaign of former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel was run by a high school student?
  • ... that the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway is the longest guided busway in the world?
  • ... that Charles, Prince of Wales is the first member of the British royal family to get a college degree?
  • Queue 3

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

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  • ... that Gabriel Boric (pictured) is the youngest President of Chile in the country's history and the first president born during Augusto Pinochet's military dictatorship?
  • ... that Brazilian numbers were introduced in 1994 in an international competition that was proposed by Mexico?
  • ... that Naomi Parker is believed to be the real-life Rosie the Riveter with evidence believing the poster was used from a picture taken of her in 1942?
  • ... that about 50 million years before the Great Oxygenation Event happened, oxygen still was in the atmosphere because it was the waste of photosynthetic organisms?
  • ... that a French violinist named Petit tried to bite off Sylvius Leopold Weiss's right thumb?
  • Queue 4

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

    Khartoum (cropped).jpg

  • ... that Khartoum, Sudan (pictured) is one of the only major cities in the world with a hot desert climate that has a mean annual temperature of over 30 °C (86 °F)?
  • ... that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) helped with the making of The Silence of the Lambs with hopes of it inspiring women to join the FBI?
  • ... that Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is the first transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy Award and to win a Golden Globe Award?
  • ... that in 2021, the Norwegian beach handball team was fined because they refused to wear bikini bottoms at a tournament, but that half a year later, rules were changed to allow the shorts the players had worn?
  • ... that Deez Nutz, a joke candidate run by Brady C. Olson got more votes than Jill Stein, the Green Party nominee in the 2016 United States presidential election?
  • Queue 5

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:


  • ... that supercentenarian Kane Tanaka (pictured) lived through all five imperial reigns that make up modern day Japan?
  • ... Little Trees was invented by Julius Sämann in 1952 after a milk driver complained to him about the smell of spilled milk?
  • ... that Melania Trump is the first woman to be First Lady of the United States as an immigrant born outside of the United States?
  • ... that a study done in the 1940s found that in the United States about a third of the people were lynched because of false accusations?
  • ... that Johann Philipp Kirnberger created a way to make music using dice throws?
  • Queue 6

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

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  • ... that when John B. Goodenough (pictured) won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019 at aged 97, he became the oldest Nobel Prize winner in history?
  • ... that even though Georg Forster thought highly of many cultures, specifically ones in the Southern Pacific, he was very prejudiced against Poles?
  • ... that the dotted humming frog sometimes lives with the Colombian lesserblack tarantula?
  • ... that Mark Clarke was kicked out of the Conservative Party for bullying Elliot Johnson, a Conservative Party politician to the point of suicide?
  • ... that Dick Conway had his finger amputated so he could continue playing with the New Zealand national rugby union team?
  • Queue 7

    From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

    Preet Chandi training in Finse, Norway (sq cropped) (2).jpg
  • ... that Preet Chandi (pictured) is the first known woman of color to walk solo to the South Pole?
  • ... that Milwaukee Deep is the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean?
  • ... that in 1971, when Elaine May directed, wrote and starred in A New Leaf, she became the first woman to do all three in a Hollywood movie?
  • ... that the Russian invasion of Ukraine is the largest attack between two European countries since World War II?
  • ... that India, George W. Bush's cat, starred in the movie Where in the White House is Miss Beazley?