Google Easter Egg - Six degress of Kevin Bacon

Google is well known for its Easter Eggs and awesome features; recursion, the new and improved calculator amongst many others. Recently however, Google have added another funny Easter Egg - The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.

For those of you who don't know, The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon is a meme which variates from the six degrees of separation in which it's suggested that Kevin Bacons is within 6 connections of another person/celebrity due to the amount of films he's been in or worked on.

All you need to do to gain access to Mr. Bacons social connections is type bacon number followed by the name of any celebrity. For example, the bacon number for Johnny Depp is bacon number johnny depp which is 2, whilst bacon number hugh jackman is 1. What's astonishing is the fact that many of his connections are by 2 people. It's quite hard to find anyone connected from more than 2 which really goes to show how much work Kevin does. The only person I've found (via Google itself) is Mark Hanna who has a number of 4.


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