By the Numbers

13 — Number of indoor movie cinemas in the Memphis area.

1 — Number of drive-in theatres in Memphis

1933 — Year that the first drive-in was opened by Richard M. Hollingshead Jr. in Pennsaken, New Jersey

3 — Number of years that the first drive-in operated before closing

1929 — Year that Malco Theatres opened their first cinema in Memphis

13 —The hottest day on record in Memphis —108 degrees (in 1980)

3,324 — Length, in feet, of the largest swimming pool in the world, in Algarrobo, Chile

164 — Length, in feet, of an Olympic-sized pool

7 — Top-10 singles recorded by Earth, Wind & Fire (performing in Memphis on July 19th)

51 — Current or former members of EWF listed on Wikipedia

0 — Number of years in medical school attended by our cover model, Willy Bearden


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