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Old 11-12-2010, 06:51 AM   #1
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Trivia 11/12

trivia 11/12
DID YOU KNOW...
You cannot snore and dream at the same time.

1. do you recall the last name of the "little women" in Louisa may Alcott's
famous novel?
2. which fictional sleuth made his debut in 1932, solving "the case of the
velvet claws"?
3. on which body of water is Niagara falls located?
4. which drug takes it's name from the Greek god of dreams?
5. Name the medical conditions that are, in order, the top three causes of death in North America...
6. Which is farther to the west; Rome or Palermo ?
7. What name was given to the participants of the California Gold Rush ?
8. Which grain is used to make porridge ?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Elvis Presley's first gold record was Hound Dog.
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1. March
2. Perry Mason
3. THE NIAGARA RIVER
4. MORPHINE
5. Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke
6. Rome
7. 49'ers
8. Oats
CRAP !!
His first gold record was Heartbreak Hotel, which was also the #1 Best-Selling single recording of 1955, and went double-Platinum.
Hound Dog, released as the "B" side to Don't Be Cruel, reached #2 on the charts, while Don't Be Cruel reached #1.

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Old 11-12-2010, 09:37 AM   #2
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1. March
2. Perry Mason
3. THE NIAGARA RIVER
4. MORPHINE
5. Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke
6. Rome
7. 49'ers
8. Oats
CRAP !! Did you know that Elvis made $60 Million last year, at least his estate did.
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Old 11-12-2010, 09:53 AM   #3
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My source shows the number at 55 million... that puts him at #4 on the list......
Michael Jackson earned 90 million, at #3
Rodgers & Hammerstein, 235 million at #2
and Yves Saint Laurent is the top earning dead guy, 350 million

go here to see the other top earners

Yves Saint Laurent 350 million dollars (214 million)
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Old 11-12-2010, 10:01 AM   #4
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At those levels...$5 Million, pfft! I'll never see it! :) ...I thought it more interesting that I read that just last night and then you have an Elvis question this morning.
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I've got everything he did in studio, plus most of his movie songs, plus some stuff he did in his living room....... all digitally re-mastered !
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Not too good today.

1. March
2. Perry Mason--I guessed Ellery Queen
3. THE NIAGARA RIVER--Yep, I miss the obvious one.
4. MORPHINE
5. Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke
6. Rome
7. 49'ers
8. Oats
CRAP !!


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Old 11-12-2010, 11:29 PM   #7
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I've got everything he did in studio, plus most of his movie songs, plus some stuff he did in his living room....... all digitally re-mastered !
Very cool! "I Can't Help Falling In Love With You" is my most favorite Elvis song.

Kinda the same here...only it's Shrek collection of The Ventures.
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