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Old 07-29-2008, 03:13 PM   #1
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trivia 7/29

trivia 7/29

The largest movie theatre in the world, Radio City Music Hall in New York, opened in 1932 - it seats almost 6,000 people.

1. Under what name did British super model Leslie Hornby achieve fame during the 1960's ?
2. Bud Collier became a household name when he hosted what popular 1950's game show ?
3. What's the main ingredient of a "Cuba Libre" cocktail ?
4. Who did Mike Tyson replace when he became the youngest heavyweight champion in the history of the sport ?
5. What caused the Lusitania to sink in 1915 ?
6. What color is the maple leaf on the flag of Canada ?
7. For what "instrument" is a Cantata written ?
8. How many "Best Director" Oscars did Alfred Hitchcock win ?
Rudyard Kipling is credited with writing the first Espionage novel.
2. beat the clock
3. rum
6. RED
7. voice
8. none
Most people in the industry consider the first espionage novel to be Kipling's Kim, a story about a boy who becomes a spy. It was written primarily for children but has since become a classic.


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Old 07-29-2008, 04:10 PM   #2
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Oh boy. What fond memories of my youth and Radio City..... And Madison Sq. Garden......

Okay on 3, 5, and 6 only. Shucks.
Should have known Twiggy and trick question 7, but just scratched my head on that one (7).
Thanks for keeping us on our toes, lt.

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