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March 2022, Volume 17, No. 4 – Marketshare Through Mindshare (PMG’s MTM) 45th Anniversary Edition!

Volume 17, Number 4

At 45, PMG is in good company.

Here are 45 fun facts about the number 45 done in the spirit of our MTM newsletters. And how many of these facts do you know?

  1. The number 45 in the binary system is: 101101.

  2. Sapphire is the stone for a 45th wedding anniversary.

  3. The Roman numeral for 45 is XLV.

  4. 45 is a hexagonal number, a hexadecagon number, a Størmer number, a Kaprekar number, a Harshad number, none of which anyone understands except mathematicians and scientists.

  5. Tacitus was the 45th Roman Emperor.

  6. Pope Leo I  (Leo the Great), was the 45th pope, 440- 461

  7. 45 is the atomic number for the metal rhodium.

  8. Utah was the 45th state to be admitted to the Union.

  9. 45 is the number of the French Department Loiret.

  10. 45° is half of a right angle.

  11. Interstate 45 freeway runs from Dallas to Houston.

  12. US Route 45 is a major north-south US highway running from Lake Superior to Mobile, Alabama.

  13. Julius Caesar was named dictator for life in the year 45 BC, which unfortunately lasted until 44 BC.

  14. Forty-fives (AKA Auction Forty-Fives) is an Irish origin card game trick-taking card game. 

  15. Crazy Linda is the 45th song written by PMG President and CEO, Jamie Stanco.

  16. 45 is the calling code assigned to Denmark.

  17. Bond 45 is a fine dine Italian restaurant in the historic Bond building, west 46thStreet, NYC.

  18. Hall of Fame MLB players, Bob Gibson and Pedro Martinez, and the late pitcher Tyler Skaggs, all wore uniform #45.

  19. The ’45 refers to the Jacobite Uprising in 1745 in Great Britain.

  20. In 45 BC the Julian Calendar took effect. 

  21. Former Mets stars Tug McGraw, Jeff Reardon, Zach Wheeler, Jason Isringhausen and  current Met Jordan Yamamoto all wore #45.

  22. In 45 AD, St. Paul (Saul of Tarsus) began his 10,000 mile missionary trek. 

  23. Astronomy: Messier object M45 is a magnitude 1.4 open cluster in the constellation Taurus, also known as the Pleiades.

  24. More astronomy: The New General Catalogue object NGC 45 is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus.

  25. 1945 marked the end of World War II.

  26. In 1745 Catherine the Great became Czarina by marrying Peter III of Russia.

  27. Calibre 45 is a Tag Heuer Connected Watch.1645 The Battle of Naseby took place on 14 June 1645 during the First English Civil War.

  28. “45” is the title of a 2002 song by Elvis Costello, a 2012 song by Gaslight Anthem, a 2003 song by Shinedown

  29. 45 is a caliber of gun ammunition.

  30. 45 is the max mark an International Baccalaureate student can make.

  31. A soccer match consists of 2 periods of 45 minutes each.

  32. 1845: the U.S. annexed the Republic of Texas, which had won de facto independence from Mexico in the Texas Revolution (1835–36).

  33. Queen Elizabeth I was the 45th English monarch and she reigned for 45 years. 

  34. Basketball Stars Michael Jordan wore #45 (1992), as have Anthony Davis, Darryl Dawkins, A.C. Green, Phil Chenier.  

  35. Former Yankee stars Cecil Fielder, Joe Girardi, Chili Davis and current Yankees ace Gerrit Cole claimed the number 45. 

  36. Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl 45, February 6, 2011.

  37. 45 is the number of BOLI awards won by PMG. 

  38. Football Stars who wore #45: NFL Hall of Famers Emlen Tunnell, Kenny Easley; Archie Griffin, Falcons linebacker Deion Jones.

  39. 45 is a triangular number, and in particular the sum of all the decimal digits (0 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 = 45). 

  40. 45 is the second smallest triangular number (after 1 and 10) which can be written as the sum of two squares. Imagine that!

  41. Donald Trump was the 45th US president

  42. Movies: 45 is the title of a 2006 film starring Milla Jovovich and Aisha Taylor.

  43. Turning 45 in 2022 are noted personalities: Kanye West, Liv Tyler, Tom Brady, Tom Hardy Floyd Mayweather Jr. Orlando Bloom, John Mayer, Vince Carter, Chris Martin, Ludacris, Laila Ali, Kerry Washington, Colin Hanks, Jaime Pressley, Fiona Apple, Bode Miller. A pretty good class of 1977!

  44. 2022 is the 45th anniversary of Roots.


  1. PMG is born in 1977 in beautiful, downtown Locust Valley!

(Insert PMG 45 logo or old PMG photo from 1977 here)