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Trivia: "FIRST NAME?"

  • Saturday, November 22, 2014
  • Peggy Campbell
  • Just 4 Fun!

TRIVIAThese famous personalities actually went by their middle name—not their first.  Point for knowing the person; bonus point for guessing their legal first name.

1-He sent the nation into a tizzy-fit when his classic radio show reported aliens invading on Halloween 1938.

2-She introduced us to Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck and Mr. McGregor.

3-He's played everything from a cannibal to C. S. Lewis.

4-Actor turned director, he's co-starred with Paul Newman, Barbra Streisand, Jane Fonda, Meryl Streep, Mia Farrow, et al.

5-Once one of four, this knighted musician holds a number of "mosts"—including writing ...

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Trivia: CRY BABIES

baseball1-Delivering what was probably the most momentous news of the 20th century, this anchor made TV history, wiping his teared eyes on 11/22/63.

2-An iconic PSA in 1971 ("Keep America Beautiful") featured this Indian with a tear in his eye.  (Truth be told-he was actually Italian and the tear drop was glycerin.

3-This presidential hopeful ended up dropping out of the race when news reports suggested it was tears, not snow, that were the droplets on his face during an emotional speech.


4-Telling spectators he considered himself "the luckiest man on the face of the earth," he bid ...

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Trivia: "LET's HEAR IT!"

Color Purple movie1-Cable network featuring an array of housewife shows—which, when you think about it, should dictate a name change.

2-Popuar search site engine.

3-Portion of Woody Guthrie tune lyrics ... and made more recently renown by Bruce Willis in Die Hard.

4-Handel's magnificent chorus title.

5-How we close our prayers.

6-Star of The Color Purple and Sister Act.

7-Art of dwarfing plants by expert pruning.

8-This for Hollywood, and also the Red White & Blue.

9-Popular for their fish tacos.

10-Followed by sis boom bah.

 

Let's hear your answers!  Email Peggy.


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Trivia: "AT THE MOVIES: IT's EMOTION THAT's TAKING ME OVER"

penguin movie1-Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.

2-The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

3-Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

4-A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

5-A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists.  He befriends one of his captors ...

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Trivia: "WHICH U?"

universitiesAll of the following are Universities named for a significant someone.  I've given you the helpful (!) hint of location ... name the university:

1-TX; named for a Baptist judge when chartered in 1845, it is home of the Bears.

2-UT; named for a religious leader, almost all students take a hiatus during their education to serve as a missionary.

3-OR; named for the leader of the Quaker movement, its most famous grad was Herbert Hoover whose uncle was the school's first president.

4-MA; named for the young clergyman whose bequest assured the school's continued operation, its endowment now ...

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Trivia: "LET IT GO!"

let-it-goReady for this week's trivia?  Go for it!

1 - Chain of islands

2 - Farmer's dog's name ... or favorite nursing home activity

3 - One of three "fiery" Jewish men

4 - Company's brandmark

5 - Friend in Cabo

6 - Classic children's toy brand

7 - When it hit Charleston in '89, it was the costliest storm in U.S. history

8 - Italian cheese

9 - Make your money go twice as far with this discount

10 - Michael Jackson challenge


How did it go?  Email Peggy to get the answers!

Peggy Campbell

Ambassador: We Connect.  Ministry and Media.


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