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Old 06-23-2019, 06:28 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - "A Curse be Upon You "

OOPS ! Forgot what day it is ...
Sunday Special - "A Curse be Upon You "

1. The "Curse of the Billy Goat" began in 1945 when William Sianis and his
goat "Murphy" were ejected from the stadium by order of the owner of which
team?
2. The "Curse of Tecumseh" predicted the death of every US President elected
in a year ending with which number?
3. Seven of his sons and grandsons have met untimely deaths, leading many to
say that which man's family was cursed?
a. - Cornelius Vanderbilt
b. - Joseph P. Kennedy
c. - Andrew Carnegie
d. - John D. Rockefeller
4. When Lord Carnarvon died 5 months after his major archeological find,
many people blamed which curse?
5. The January 21st 2002 issue of this magazine featured a black cat on the
cover, because they claimed that no one would pose for them. Which magazine
is known for the curse that befalls those who appear on their cover?
6. Which gem, rumored to have been stolen from an idol in India, has been
credited with causing a death by car accident, a death by suicide,
admittance to a mental institution, a bankruptcy, as well as the deaths of
King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette?
7. Following his death, which famous actor's car was rumored to be cursed?
8. Which golfing tournament has a cursed Par 3 Contest prior to the
tournament ?
(The 'curse' being that if you win the par 3 contest you won't win the big
one...)
a. - The US Open
b. - The PGA Championship
c. - The British Open
d. - The Masters
9. Hurting a back while reaching for a TV remote, ruptured ankle ligaments
from a falling jar of Mayonnaise, a cut finger while trying to remove
tracksuit bottoms, a fall from a loft, and a bad bottle of Mexican beer have
all plagued cursed goalkeepers from which country?
a. - England
b. - USA
c. - Germany
d. - France

10. "Whose grave is protected by this curse?
Good friend for Jesus sake forbear, To dig the dust enclosed here:
Blessed be the man that spares these stones, And curst be he that moves my
bones."
11. "Never shall a Grimaldi find true happiness in marriage," was the curse
put upon the rulers of which principality over 700 years ago?
12. It has been said that Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, and Jason
Alexander have all suffered under which curse?
13. "Never knit for a man before marriage," is sound advice to avoid which
curse?
a. - Old Maid Curse
b. - Knitting Curse
c. - Sweater Curse
d. - Spinster Curse
14. If someone mentions this word, they must leave the room, turn around
three times to the right, spit on the ground or over each shoulder, then
knock on the door of the room and ask for permission to re-enter it to break
the curse.
15. When "One Liberty Plaza" opened in Philadelphia in 1987 it brought which
curse upon Philadelphia's professional sports teams?
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1. Chicago Cubs
2. – 0
3. – b
4. Curse of Tutankhamen
5. Sports Illustrated
6. The Hope Diamond
7. James Dean
8. – d
9. – a
10. William Shakespeare
11. Monaco
12. Seinfeld Curse
13. – c
14. Macbeth
15. Curse of Billy Penn

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