Fact: Late jazz star Billie Holiday is one of 11 honorees set to be inducted into the U.S. National Women's Hall of Fame. The ceremony, which will also fete civil rights leader Coretta Scott King, will take place in New York on 1 October (11).
Fact: Executives at Universal Music are donating a collection of treasured songs by artists including Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday to the American nation. The records will be given to the Library of Congress to be preserved. The collection also includes songs by Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland and Les Paul.