INTERESTING FACTS! There are 24 hours in a day, and 24 backwards is 42. There are 42 dots on a pair of dice. When you see a rainbow, the angle between the ground and the top of the rainbow is always 42 degrees. When Douglass Adams was 42, he played guitar on stage with Pink Floyd at Earl's court. Two standard packs of cards have 42 eyes (one each for the jacks of spades and hearts, and the king of diamonds; two for the other court cards). On page 42 of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry discovers he's a wizard. In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Friar Laurence gives Juliet a potion that allows for her to be in a death-like coma for "two and forty hours".In the Book of Revelation, it is prophesised that the beast will hold dominion over the earth for 42 months. THE MORE YOU KNOW!