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Old 10-05-2009, 12:58 PM   #1
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Trivia 10/5

trivia 10/5
DID YOU KNOW...
North Korea has the distinction of being the only Country in history to host
a Summer Olympics and not win a single Gold Medal.



1.Who was the first professional athlete to reach $1 Billion $$ in earnings ?
2. what is the oldest hamburger chain in the US?
3. what element in bananas helps prevent muscle cramps, making them a
favorite with tennis players?
4. what was studied by mary leaky and her husband, louis?
5. "gunsmoke" star james arness' played the title role in what 1951 movie?
6. which city has the distinction of being the most expensive in the world
to live in?
7. what tv crime fighter spent most of his time fighting an organization
called "THRUSH"
8. do you recall the name of scarlett o'hara's plantation in the novel,
"gone with the wind"?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
the movie that bank robber john dillinger had just seen before being gunned
down in
front of Chicago's biograph theater on july 22, 1934, was frank capra's "it
happened one night".

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1. Tiger Woods ( Last month's "Fed-Ex Cup" win put him over the top)
2. white castle
3. potassium
4. HUMAN FOSSILS
5. "THE THING"
6. tokyo
7. "the man from u.n.c.l.e."
8. TARA
CRAP !!
it's true that he saw a clark gable movie, but it was the gangster film
called "manhattan melodrama".
he had been set up by anna sage, a brothel madame who knew dillinger's
girlfriend, polly
hamilton.
sage was facing deportation and thought the tip would help keep her in
america. she told
fbi agent melvin purvis that she would be wearing red, leading her to be
dubbed "the
woman in red".
dillinger was shot three times when he tried to escape, and Sage wound up
being sent
back to romania.

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