71.5 MILLION

On this date in 1998 Vincent vB Gogh's painting Portrait of the Artist Without Beard sells for 71.5 million dollars.

71.5 million is also the estimated amount that Roger Federer earned in 2013.  

Speaking of tennis...where is the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum located?
a.  Santa Rosa, California USA     b. Brighton & Hove England   c. Newport Rhode Island USA
answer below

Almost 71.5  MIL ... That is what NASA paid Russia for a ride to the International Space Station.


Reference:  http://www.thewire.com/national/2014/03/nasa-is-paying-russia-71-million-for-a-ride-to-space/359559/

US astronaut Steven Swanson, left, Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov, center, and Oleg Artemyev.

US astronaut Steven Swanson, left, Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov, center, and Oleg Artemyev.

As of 2013 Pinterest, a web site that was launched in

2010 has over 70 MILLION users worldwide.

According to The Wall Street Journal ~ Over 70 million Target customers were hit in a
data breach early in 2014.  

OnGamers.com reports that more than 70 million people
world wide watch eSports.

And ... betakit.com reports that Wattpad has had over 70 million uploads.
Wattpad, launched in 2006 is a on-line writers web site where one can post poems, stories, and articles.

Writing about millions makes one think of
Brewster's Millions ~

Brewster's Millions was a film adaptation of a book written by George Barr McCutcheon published in 1902.  Richard Pryor and John Candy starred in the 1985 film, but there was an earlier version in 1945 starring Dennis O'Keefe and Helen Walker.

Helen Walker who was on her way to making millions in Hollywood had her career diminished by tragedy. Read about it here:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Walker

Helen Walker who was on her way to making millions in Hollywood had her career diminished by tragedy.
Read about it here:   
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Walker

The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum is located in Newport, Rhode Island.