Also in this issue, Chris Herrington talks to the artists who are ringing in Stax Records' 50th anniversary with concerts from Austin to Italy, and Nicky Robertshaw introduces Umai, Midtown's exotic new restaurant specializing in Japanese-French cuisine. On newsstands now.


By the Numbers

70 – Age Morgan Freeman turns on June 1st.

59 – Age Kathy Bates turns on June 28th.

21 – Percent of adults (18 and older) who currently smoke cigarettes.

22,700-69,600 – Number of U.S. deaths each year caused by heart disease from secondhand smoke.

21 million or 35 percent – Number of children who live in homes where residents or visitors smoke in the home on a regular basis.

9 – Number of states as of 2005 that prohibit smoking in almost all workplaces, including restaurants.

60 – The rise in percentage of soft drink consumption among U.S. children between 1977-1997.

2.8 – Percentage of daily calories coming from soda in 1977-78.

7 – Percentage of daily calories coming from soda 1999-2001.

8 – Percentage of daily calories coming from milk 1977-78.

4 – Percent of calories coming from milk 1999-2001.

1910 – Year Father's Day was first observed.

95 million – Number of Father's Day cards given in 2005 ­– making it the fourth largest card-sending holiday.

79.1 – Average temperature in Memphis during June.

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