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Old 11-13-2009, 07:14 AM   #1
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Trivia 11/13 DID YOU KNOW... On Friday, October 13, 1307 (a date sometimes incorrectl

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On Friday, October 13, 1307 (a date sometimes incorrectly linked with the origin of the Friday the 13th superstition) King Philip IV of France ordered de Molay and scores of French Knights Templar to be simultaneously arrested. The Templars were charged with numerous offenses (including apostasy, idolatry, heresy, "obscene rituals" and homosexuality, corruption and fraud, and secrecy). Historians agree that Philip's motivation was the huge sum of money he owed the Templars, rather than any real offenses committed.

1. what was Drew Barrymore's character's name in the "E.T." movie?
2. who has the distinction of being guest host on saturday night live the most times?
3. how many miles long is the "Appalachian trail"?
4. what team did Stan Musial play for?
5. to whom were Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda married to?
(at different times, of course!)
6. what year was the state of Israel founded?
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the wettest spot on earth is found in Ecuador.
1. Gertie
3. 2,175 miles
4. cardinals
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6. 1948
7. Mali
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it's the island of Kauai.
the island's 5,208 foot Mt.. Waialeale (which means "rippling water" in Hawaiian) averages 460 inches of rain per year.

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Old 11-13-2009, 09:25 AM   #2
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Not even one right. WOW! I did know the Knights Templar story though.
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Old 11-23-2009, 01:47 PM   #3
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I am catching up on my trivia. I got 4 & five write with the help of my Dad and that is it!
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