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Old 03-25-2007, 06:28 AM   #1
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Sunday Special- Milestones

Sunday Special- Milestones
The First- The Last- The Oldest, youngest, etc.

1. Arrange the following events in the order in which they occurred, ending with the most recent;
a. Mt Vesuvius erupts
b. Great Pyramid at Giza is built
c. Rosetta Stone is written
d. King Tut Dies
e. Alexander the Great dies
f. Julius Caesar is assassinated
2. What city boasts the oldest bank building in the USA?
3. Which city boasts the oldest restaurant, serving continuously since 1826?
4. Which came first; the chicken or the egg? (yes, scientists have finally given us an answer to the question!)
5. Morse Code or Braille?
6. Peanut butter or margarine?
7. Blue Jeans or dry cleaning?
8. Helicopters or credit cards?
9. Neon lights or Fluorescent lights?
10. Rayon or nylon?
11. radar or sonar?
12. Subway systems or Cola-Cola?
13. Penicillin or Insulin?
14. Can you list the following celebrities in the order of their advancing age;
a. Lindsay Lohan
b. Paris Hilton
c. Angelina Jolie
d. Jennifer Aniston
e. Abigail Breslin
15. Who was the last (sixth) wife of Henry VIII?
16. What leader was the first to formally use the title of Tsar (meaning Caesar)?
17. What was Babe Ruth's last year with the Yankees?
18. What year was Jimmy Hoffa last seen?
19. Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi was the last monarch of what country?
20. What was the last day the Titanic was afloat?
21. On May 22, 2003, a group of climbers reached the summit of Mt. Everest. I mention this group in particular because it included both the youngest person to ever make the climb, and the oldest person as well. Can you give me the ages of these two record holders??
22. 1986 saw the first successful non-stop flight around the globe. What was the name of the aircraft?
23. The highest price ever paid at auction for a painting was ponied up on May 4, 2004 by an unknown bidder, for Picasso's "Boy with a Pipe".
Any idea what the winning bid was........?
24. In 1925, for the first time, film actors shared the frame with models of creatures, painstakingly manipulated, frame-to-frame, by special effects experts; Name this famous movie.
25. Who was the last man to walk on the moon?

1. b-d-e-c-f-a
2. Philadelphia
3. Boston
4. Scientists agree the egg had to come first
5. Braille
6. margarine
7. dry cleaning
8. helicopter
9. neon
10. rayon
11. sonar
12. subway
13. insulin
14. Breslin (1996), Lohan (1986), Hilton (1981), Jolie (1975), Aniston (1969)
15. Catherine Parr
16. Ivan the Terrible
17. 1934
18. 1975
19. Iran
20. April 15, 1912
21. fifteen and seventy
22. Voyager
23. $104.2 million
24. "The Lost World"
25. Eugene Cernan

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