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Old 03-06-2007, 04:09 PM   #1
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trivia 3/6

trivia 3/6


DID YOU KNOW...
In 1880 there were approximately 2 billion passenger pigeons in the United States. By 1914 the species was extinct.
1. Name the three U.S. Territories.
2. What was the name of Opie Taylor's pet dog (Andy Griffith Show)?
3. Name the film role that won Tom hanks his 1994 Academy Award.
4. What was the name of the comic who hailed from the mythical Grinder's Switch, Tennessee.
5. What's the major league baseball record for most consecutive bases stolen without getting caught?
6. What tennis star was nick-named Boom-Boom because of his big (booming) serve?
7. What are the only three fruits native to North America?
8. Which U.S. President signed the law making Martin Luther King Day a national holiday?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
A Kiddie-Show host once urged his viewers to dig into their sleeping dad's wallets and send in some "little green pieces of paper with pictures of George Washington, Ben Franklin, and Tomas Jefferson on them".
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1. PUERTO RICO, VIRGIN ISLANDS, GUAM
2. gulliver
3. "FORREST GUMP"
4. MINNIE PEARL
5. fifty
6. boris becker
7. CONCORD GRAPES, blueberries, cranberries
8. RONALD REAGAN
TRUTH !!
Funnyman Soupy Sales, on WNEW in New York, in 1965, did just that. Sales was suspended for seven shows for the prank, which he later reported netted him a few real dollars and a lot of Monopoly and other play money.

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I miss Soupy, White Fang and Black Tooth!
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Old 03-07-2007, 03:22 PM   #4
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What about the American Samoa?
Good catch, Poutine !!
.and I also found the Northern Mariana Islands...................

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So do I, buck............so do I !!
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