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Palindrome Week (and other odd dates)

Published On: Nov 11 2011 06:22:09 AM PST   Updated On: Apr 14 2014 05:24:04 AM PDT

Happy Palindrome Week! Here are some other intriguing dates that have been the source of fascination and speculation.

Odd dates 4 - Digital globe
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12/31/99 – The Prince song "1999" enjoyed new life as the world amped up massive celebrations in preparation for the new millennium. There was widespread fear that the world’s data storage systems would fail, since many computers were  programmed to handle only two-digit year dates. People thought the "Y2K bug" would shut down the world's computers and data storage systems. It didn't.

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