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Old 01-23-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
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trivia 1/23

trivia 1/23


FIRST FULL-COLOR BROADCAST: On January 1, 1954, NBC made the first nationwide, all-color telecast with its coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade from Pasadena, California.
FIRST SPIN-OFF: CBS’s western series Trackdown (1957-59), starring Robert Culp begat the bounty hunter drama Wanted: Dead or Alive (starring Steve McQueen) in 1958.
FIRST TOILET ON TV: The very first episode of Leave It to Beaver in 1957 was shelved for a few weeks by network censors because it showed a toilet. (Wally and the Beav tried to keep a baby alligator in the toilet tank.)
BTW; Happy Days character Marian Cunningham’s maiden name was Kelp.

1. In what country did farmers develop a square watermelon ?
2. According to UFOlogists, what is a Close Encounter of the Fourth Kind ?
3. Three film stars wore fake noses in their Oscar-Winning performances; I’ll name the stars, you name the films.....
Nicole Kidman (2002)
Lee Marvin (1965)
Jose Ferrer (1950)
4. For what product are some spiders “milked” ?
5. The airport in Mongolia’s Ulan Bator is name after what 13th century conqueror ?
6. What prominent Washington, D.C. building has a gargoyle of Darth Vader peering down at passersby ?
7. Which finger is fractured twice as often as any other ?
8. How does legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder endorse his contracts ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The Swedish author Steig Larrson was the first writer to reach one million in Kindle e-book sales.
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1. Japan
2. Alien abduction
3. - as writer Virginia Woolf in The Hours
- as Kid Shelleen’s brother Tim Strawn (AKA Silvernose) in Cat Ballou
- as the title character in Cyrano de Bergerac
4. For venom, used in Pharmacology
5. Genghis Khan
6. Washington National Cathedral, on its northwest tower
7. the Pinky
8. with his fingerprint
TRUTH !!
It happened in 2010, with his three best-sellers, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl who Played with Fire, and The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest.





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