By the Numbers: April 15

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April 15, 2008

2:04 AM

**50**

The number of streets in Belgium named after John F. Kennedy, according to a Google Maps search done by Belgian website LVB.net. In total, 101 streets in Belgium are named after Democratic U.S. presidents, while 21 are named after Republicans.

**40 percent**

The increase in the proportion of obese and overweight people in the United States over the last 30 years, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Data.

**400 million**

The number of M&M’s produced worldwide every day, according to the Michigan Farm Bureau.

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