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Old 05-11-2019, 06:12 AM   #1
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Trivia 5/11

trivia 5/11
DID YOU KNOW...
First TV Series to be filmed in color ; “The Cisco Kid”.

1. What color is associated with the ruling House of the Netherlands ?
2. To which of the Fifty must I travel to attend Yale University ?
(Bonus; In what City ?)
3. What do mushrooms produce that will grow into more mushrooms ?
4. The Beatles' cover of "Roll Over Beethoven" only reached number 68 on the
U.S. charts when released in 1963. Who had more success with the original?
5. California's motto is "Eureka!". What is it connected to?
6. What was the first British possession to gain independence after WWII ?
a. - Libya
b. - India
c. - Malaysia
d. - Burma
7. What French word represents a "Disease of rye" ?
8. In what film would I find the character Dr. Spengler ?

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The eagle pictured on the American Silver Dollar is named ‘Peter’.
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1. Orange
2. Connecticut (New Haven)
3. Spores
4. Chuck Berry
5. Gold mining
6. - b
7. Ergot
8. 'Ghostbusters'

TRUTH !!
The bird pictured on the American silver dollar was a real eagle named
Peter. From 1830 to 1836, people who worked at the United States Mint
adopted him to use as model for the drawings. When he died after getting his
wing injured in the coining press, they stuffed him. He is still on display
in the lobby of the mint.

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