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Old 07-06-2009, 07:00 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/6

trivia 7/6
DID YOU KNOW...
DYK takes you back to that period known as the Carboniferous period (about 350 million years ago); lush , lush greenery, swamps, dense vegetation covered huge areas-All those plants became fossilized with time, leading to the formation of crude oil, oil shale and coal.......
FACTOID: It took NINETY-EIGHT TONS of that raw material to turn into enough crude oil to refine out ONE GALLON of gasoline !

1. What 1982 successor to the VIC-20 is still the best-selling computer model of all time ? (as of year end 2008)
2. What Beatles song is set "somewhere in the black mountain hills of Dakota" ?
3. What popular film was released in France under a title that translates to "Mom, I miss Your Plane" ?
4. What famous Country singer grew up in "Butcher Hollow, Kentucky ?
5. In what sport am I competing if I'm using an "Epee'" ?
6. Which actress has her own fashion line, "Sweetface" ?
7. Who composed the music for West Side Story ?
8. Really Tough Question Dept;
In 1985, who teamed up with Hulk Hogan to win the first Wrestlemania main event ;
a.- Jesse Ventura
b.- Mr. T
c.- Lou Ferrigno
d.- Dolph Lundgren
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
President U.S. Grant was once arrested while in Office.


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1. Commodore 64
2. Rocky Raccoon
3. Home Alone
4. Loretta Lynn
5. Fencing
6. Jennifer Lopez
7. Leonard Bernstein
8. - b.- Mr. T
TRUTH !!
He was arrested and convicted in a Washington, D.C. court for exceeding the speed limit while driving a horse and buggy. He paid a fine of $20.

BTW- President Franklin Pierce was arrested while in office for running over an old woman with his horse, but the case was dropped for lack of evidence.

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