42 Sighting of the Day.
Many occurrences of the number 42 in pop culture can be attributed as an homage to Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, in which the number 42 is The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything.
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A 42 mile per hour wind brought down the original Tacoma bridge in the state of Washington in the 1930's.
On the season premiere of X-Files, The room where Skinner and Scully are at the end of the show is room 42.
There are 42 decks on the Enterprise NCC1701-D (the Next Generation ship).