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Old 02-10-2014, 11:29 AM   #1
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Trivia 2/10

In 2002, the Government of Nigeria postponed a National Election, claiming that termites
had eaten the voter registration records.

1. Who was the first country artist to sell over ten million albums ?
a. - Loretta Lynn
b. - Conway Twitty
c. - Garth Brooks
d. - Alan Jackson
2. Who was the only player in baseball to hit a walk-off home run in the decisive seventh
game of a World Series ?
a. - Eddie Mathews
b. - Bill Mazeroski
c. - Mickey Mantle
d. - Carlton Fisk

3. What does a standard gold bar at Fort Knox weigh ?
4. What was the home state of Stephen Foster, composer of "My Old Kentucky Home"
and "Suwannee River" ?
5. How much was the prize won by Charles Lindbergh for making the first nonstop flight
across the Atlantic ?
(BONUS; what year did it happen ?)
6. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, What's the number one-ranked
potted-plant in annual sales ?
7. Whose was the first picture to appear on a metal school lunch box ?
a. Howdy Doody
b. Hopalong Cassidy
c. Red Ryder
d. Popeye
(Bonus; what year was it ??)
a. 1946
b. 1948
c. 1950
d. - 1952
8. In what Oscar-winning film did the title character have a pet named "Two Socks" ?

It was once perfectly fine to send your children through the mail.
1. - c
2. b
3. 27 1/2 pounds
4. Pennsylvania
5. $25,000 (1927)
6. poinsettias
7. b ( c )
In 1913 it was legal to mail children. With stamps attached to their clothing, children rode trains to their destinations, accompanied by letter carriers. One newspaper reported it cost fifty-three cents for parents to mail their daughter to her grandparents for a family visit. As news stories and photos popped up around the country, it didn't take long to get a law on the books making it illegal to send children through the mail.

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