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Old 09-07-2007, 09:58 AM   #1
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Trivia 9/7

Trivia 9/7
Did you know…
IN 39 OF THE 50 U.S. STATES, THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY IS THE LARGEST SINGLE EMPLOYER.
1. Claymore, a psychiatric hospital, was the setting for what movie?
2. What is "Beauty's" first name in Beauty and the Beast?
3. New York's formerly-named Bedloe's Island is now called….what?
4. By what collective name are rockers Walter Becker and Donald Fagen better known?
5. What was the name of the store who's back room served as the hang-out forTHE BOWERY BOYS?
6. What's the nickname of the October 20, 1973 firing of Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox and the resignations of others in the Nixon administration?
7. What sport is played in a building called a Fronton?
8. In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, what's Charlie's last name?
TRUTH OR CRAP??
The Outsiders was written by a sixteen-year old.
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1. girl, interrupted
2. belle
3. LIBERTY ISLAND
4. STEELY DAN
5. LOUIE'S SWEET SHOP
6. "SATURDAY NIGHT MASSACRE"
7. jai alai
8. bucket
TRUTH !!
Susan Eloise Hinton was only 16 when she wrote it and was still a freshman at the University of Tulsa when the book was published, and was followed by That was Then, This is Now; Rumblefish; and Tex.
Hinton's first four novels were made into movies.

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Old 09-07-2007, 12:11 PM   #2
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Well...I got #2 right. LOL!!! And I think it is pretty amazing that SE Hinton wrote that while only 16. Considering that the book is part of most Language Arts curricula now, thats a pretty neat achievement for a 16 year old.
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Old 09-07-2007, 12:17 PM   #3
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I got them all!!!! All wrong that is.
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