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From 1975 to 1980 it was illegal to use money in Cambodia.
In 1979 two couples with their children escaped East Germany in a home made hot air balloon. The balloon climbed to 6000 feet and landed in West Germany. It was their second attempt, their first landed 200 yards short of the border.
The only museum dedicated to potato fries is the Friet museum in the city of Bruges, Belgium. Legend has it that Belgian fishermen used to eat small fried fish and in the winter and they cut potatoes in the shape of small fish to fry them.