TV authors Mirela and Andre Stanly have gathered 45 interesting facts about Munich unknown to inhabitants and guests of the city for their “Kalender 2016”. Below are some of the more interesting facts.
Albert Einstein screwed in the first light bulbs at the Schottenhamel tent at the Oktoberfest. He was an apprentice at his father’s electric company at that time.
US heavy metal band Mötley Crüe has two “umlauts” in the band’s name to show their appreciation for Munich’s Löwenbräu beer
BMW has its own postal code in Munich - 80788
There are 15,301 Michaels and 15,042 Marias living in Munich
There are 1,200 traffic lights in Munich
The Bavaria statue (height 18.5 meters, weight 87 tons) at the Theresienwiese has a ZZZZ bra cup size