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Old 07-06-2019, 05:31 AM   #1
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Trivia 7/6

trivia 7/6
DID YOU KNOW...
Abbie Hoffman,’Chicago Seven’ defendant and author of “Steal This Book”,
died by his own hand in 1989, at age 53.

1. ‘Mudcrutch’ was a not-so-famous touring Band; but they became VERY famous
under a new name ; what’s the new name ?
2. Whom did Dorothy meet first on her journey down the Yellow Brick Road ?
3. Do you have a clue which famous novel ends with this ...
"Lying on the floor was a dead man, in evening dress, with a knife in his
heart. He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage. It was not till
they had examined the rings that they recognized who it was."
4. Which POTUS owned a plantation called ‘The Hermitage’ ?
5. How old was actor James Dean when he died ?
a. – 24
b. – 26
c. – 28
d. – 30
6. Henry’s marriage to his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, lasted how many
years before he became infatuated with one of her Ladies-in Waiting, Anne
Boleyn ?
7. Which movie villain's registration plate read 'AU1'?
(Hint; Sean Connery would know...)
8. The cotton fabric known as calico in English is named for a city in what
country ?
a. - Scotland
b. - Spain
c. - India
d. - China

TRUTH OR CRAP ??
The ancestors of snakes had legs.
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1. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
2. the Scarecrow
3. ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray ‘
4. Andrew Jackson
5. – a
6. 23+ years (Accepted; 24 years)
7. Auric Goldfinger
8. - c

TRUTH !!
Snakes evolved from a four-legged reptilian ancestor-most likely a small,
burrowing, land-bound lizard-about 100 million years ago. Some snakes, such
as pythons and boas, still have traces of back legs.

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