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Old 08-13-2010, 04:16 PM   #1
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Trivia 8/13

Trivia 8/13
DID YOU KNOW...
The Mines of South Africa can descend as far as 12,000 feet and reach temperatures of 130 degrees. To produce an ounce of gold requires 38 man hours, 1400 gallons of water, enough electricity to run a large house for ten days, and chemicals such as cyanide, acids, lead, borax, and lime. In order to extract South Africa's yearly output of 500 tons of gold, nearly 70 million tons of earth are raised and milled.

1. which two cities were the terminal points for the train known as the 20th
Century Limited
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2. which brand of cat food uses Morris as it's spokescat?
3. for which legal case is Judge john Sirica best remembered?
4. by what common name is the thea sinensis plant better known?
5. The 2008 TV Cop series, Flashpoint, takes place in which Country ?
6. do you recall the name of jimmy carter's little brother?
7. which famous bruin made his tv debut in 1958 on the Huckleberry Hound
show?
8. what color was the flying people eater in the 1959 hit song?
TRUTH OR CRAP ??
Paul Anka penned the frank Sinatra hit, My Way.
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1. NEW YORK and Chicago
2. 9-LIVES
3. THE WATERGATE TRIALS
4. tea
5. Canada
6. BILLY
7. YOGI BEAR
8. PURPLE
TRUTH !!
as a songwriter, Anka has had more than 50 top-100 hits, including three
#1's. among other popular tunes, Paul wrote tom Jones's She's a Lady,
Hey Girl, by the Righteous Brothers and others, and
Johnny's Theme from "the tonight show" starring Johnny Carson.

Paul is in the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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