Now take a look at tomorrow's date. It's the 16th of June, 16.6.96, which works perfectly as a multiplication sum: 16 x 6= 96.
So no prizes for guessing this week's question. How many such dates are there in a century?
A Larousse Desk Reference Encyclopedia awaits a correct answer. Answers, by 26 June, to: Saturday Pastimes, the Independent, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL.
1 June answers:
Saturday Pastimes (masses data purity); The Independent (Pet Hen Intended); Canary Wharf (far ranch way).
Winner: Pete Bendal (Exmouth).