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Find out how underwear sales, snow totals and more are used to predict the direction of the stock markets.
CNBC and Finance Manila detail the 13 most surprising things that have been used over the years to try to predict the direction of the stock markets.
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"Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.