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Old 06-12-2007, 03:59 PM   #1
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Trivia 6/11

trivia 6/11




Did you know...
Michael Jackson holds a patent on shoes that attach to the stage, allowing the wearer to lean in apparent defiance of gravity.
1. What are America's only mobile national monuments?
2. What was the dominant European country from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century?
3. What 1950's novel was hyped in 2000 as the "book that turned on a generation" ?
4. What company became Nintendo's first major video game competitor in 1990?
5. What U.S. city's hot bands of the eighties included "Green River", "the Thrown-ups" and "the Melvins"?
6. Fill in the blank;
Each of the Statue of Liberty's fingernails weighs _________ pounds.
7. The ancient city of Byzantium now has a different
name. What is it?
8. The head of the Anglican church is the archbishop of the cathedral in what city
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The very first Kmart and the very first
Wal-Mart both opened in 1962.
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1. SAN FRANCISCO CABLE CARS
2. poland
3. "ON THE ROAD"
4. SEGA SYSTEMS
5. SEATTLE
6. 100
7. ISTANBUL
8. CANTERBURY
TRUTH !!
Kmart opened in 1962 in Garden City, Michigan. Seventeen more stores were added that year.
Wal-Mart opened in 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas.
Both stores gave strong competition to Sears (which opened it's first store in 1925), with Wal-Mart eventually taking the lead.
Sears and Kmart merged in 2005.

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