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Old 05-20-2011, 08:44 AM   #1
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trivia 5/20

trivia 5/20
DID YOU KNOW....
Based on per capita gross domestic product (GDP) the United States was the 10th richest country in the world (out of 229) in 2010.

1. what year, and which state, saw the construction of the USA's very first
fully enclosed mall?
1952 - California
1954 - Texas
1956 - Minnesota
1958 - Pennsylvania
2. speaking of malls, where was the first one built on the east coast?
3. what year did Elvis Presley record his first record?
4. which company marketed the first color television set, and what year was
it?
1953 - Zenith
1954 - RCA
1955 - Sylvania
1956 - Admiral
5. what year was the movie, "rock around the clock" released
6. on july 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin walked on the moon's
surface. who was the astronaut who stayed in the command module?
7. which is the northernmost of the great lakes?
8. in the world of liquid measure, what is a "gill"?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The Volkswagen type 181, the "Kurierwagen", a WWII military vehicle,
was later marketed to US consumers as "The Thing" ........


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1. 1956-MINNESOTA
2. cherry hill, n.j.
3. 1954
4. 1954 RCA
5. 1954
6. MICHAEL COLLINS
7. SUPERIOR
8. four fluid ounces
TRUTH !!
The "Thing" was advertised in '74 as a "Fun" car. There was even an "Acapulco" model..........

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