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Freddie Mercury
   is the stage name of   
Farrokh Bulsara
Mercury
   is the Roman God of   
Travellers and Thieves
Mercuric Chloride
   is also known as   
Bichloride Of Mercury
Mercurous Oxide
   is also known as   
Mercury Oxide Black
Mercury
   is also known as   
Quicksilver
Hg
   is the chemical symbol for   
Mercury
Symbol comes from a latinized-greek name: Hydrargyrum. Hydrargyrum literally means watery/quick silver.
Freddie Mercury
   had a U.K. Number One single with   
Living On My Own
August 8 1993 for 2 weeks
Freddie Mercury
   has been a vocalist in   
Queen
Real name Farrokh Bulsara. Died from AIDS on 24th November 1991
David Baker
   has been a vocalist in   
Mercury Rev
Jonathan Donahue
   has been a vocalist in   
Mercury Rev
Mercury Rev
   released the album   
Deserter's Songs (1998)
American Music Club
   released the album   
Mercury (1993)
Mercury Rev
   released the album   
Yerself Is Steam (1991)
Mercury Rev
   released the album   
See You On The Other Side (1995)
Mercury Rev
   released the album   
Boces (1993)
Queen
   has/have a tribute band called   
Mercury
Named after Freddie
Mercury
      
Takes 59 Days to Make a Rotation
The slow rotation is due to the action of tidal forces between the planet and the sun
Mercury
      
Is Closest to the Sun
Scientists believe it possible that Mercury may have ice trapped at its north pole
Mariner 10
   was   
The First to Complete a Mercury Flyby
A robotic space probe launched on November 3, 1973 to fly by the planets Mercury and Venus. The mission objectives were to measure Mercury's environment, atmosphere, surface, and body characteristics and to make similar investigations of Venus. Mariner 10 was the first spacecraft to make use of an interplanetary "gravitational slingshot" maneuver, using Venus to bend its flight path and bring its perihelion down to the level of Mercury's orbit.
Honesty is the Best Policy
   is the moral of   
Mercury and the Woodman
Mercury Rev
   sang the song   
Pick Up If You're There
Mercury
      
Has a Relatively Large Iron Core
It comprises the majority of the planet
Mercury
   belongs to   
Transition Metal
Freddie Mercury
   lifespan was   
1946-1991
Legend Singer song writer and musician of Queen. Died from AIDS
Mercury
      
Was Named After the Roman Winged Messenger God
In Gustav Holst's "The Planet Suite"
Mercury is the Only Common Metal That is Liquid at Room Temperature
   is   
True
Also known as quicksilver
Alister Spence Trio
   released the album   
Mercury
Nominated for Best Jazz Album Australian Aria's 2007.
Ryne Douglas Pearson
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Mercury Rising (1998)
Based on the 1998 book
The Great Pretender
   was covered by   
Freddie Mercury
1987. Originally recorded by The Platters (1956)
Born Farrokh Bulsera (Indian Parsi), B. 1946 D. 1991, Grew Up on Zanzibar, Died of Aids
   are all   
Facts About Freddie Mercury
Mercury performed an estimated 700 concerts in countries all around the world… Queen was the first band ever to play in South American stadiums, breaking worldwide attendance records for their concert in Morumbi stadium, Sao Paulo in 1981. They were also the first to play behind the Iron Curtain, when they performed before 80,000 in Budapest in 1986. He was Queen’s Lead Vocalist and also their pianist. He died of bronchopneumonia induced by AIDS in 1991, a little more than a day after publicly announcing he had the disease.
Mercury
   has the atomic number of   
80
Antonin Idrac
   created the sculpture   
Mercury Inventing the Caduceus, 1878
François Rude
   created the sculpture   
Mercury Fastening His Sandals, 1827
Adriaen De Vries
   created the sculpture   
Mercury and Psyche, 1593
Book I, Chap. X.
   contains the canon law concerning   
The Life and Actions of Æsculapius, Apollo, Neptune, Mars, Castor and Pollux, Mercury and Bacchus
Book I - Of the False Worship of the Gods
Haydn's Symphony No. 43
   has the nickname   
Mercury
Composed by Joseph Haydn
Jupiter
      
Has a Moon Larger Than Mercury
Ganymede's diameter 5262 km - Mercury's diameter 4880 km.
Saturn
      
Has a Moon Larger Than Mercury
Titan's diameter 5150 km - Mercury's diameter 4880 km. Jupiter also has a moon larger than Mercury.
Mercury
   is based in   
Phoenix
A Very Mighty Trembling in the Month of May, Saturn in Capricorn, Jupiter and Mercury in Taurus:
   is found in   
Century X, Quatrain No.67
A very mighty trembling in the month of May, Saturn in Capricorn, Jupiter and Mercury in Taurus: Venus also, Cancer, Mars in Virgo, Hail will fall larger than an egg.
Illawarra Mercury
   is published in   
Australia
Wollongong,
Mercury
   is published in   
Australia
Hobart, Tasmania. Tasmania’s largest circulating daily newspaper
Antonio Da Correggio
   painted   
Venus With Mercury and Cupid
"The School of Love", about 1525, oil on canvas; National Gallery, London
By The Way
   features   
On Mercury
2002
Haydn's Symphony No. 43 in E-flat Major is commonly known as The Mercury Symphony.
1772
Mercury
   has an average distance from the Sun of   
58 Million Kilometres
35 million miles. Perihelion: 46 million km; aphelion: 70 million km.
Mercury, Apollo, Challenger , Discovery
   are all   
U.S. Spacecraft






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