In July 2011, McDonald's announced changes to Happy Meals in order to make them healthier, including the addition of apples.
Grimace had an unnamed mom, an unnamed dad, a grandma named "Winky", a great-great grandma named Jenny Grimace, and might have had a brother named "King Gonga", who was the king of all Grimaces.
McDonald's restaurants are found in 118 countries and territories around the world and serve 68 million customers each day.
The Big Mac was created by Jim Delligatti, an early Ray Kroc franchisee, who was operating several restaurants in the Pittsburgh area.
The original Ronald McDonald was Willard Scott who also played Bozo the Clown.
McDonald's best-selling menu item is ... French fries!
Many international McDonald's menus contain unique items that reflect local tastes, such as the McFalafel and McKebab (Israel) and the McSpaghetti (Philippines).
In Japan, the character is known as Donald McDonald, due to the lack of a clear "R" sound in Japanese.
At its Paris Champs-Elysees restaurant, McDonald's typically yellow Golden Arches are neon white to blend in with the lighting of of that location.
According to one recent study, the average McDonald's drive-thru transaction took roughly three minutes or 189.49 seconds.