TRIVIA

  • What was the name of Francis Ford Coppola's first film for a major studio? (Finian's Rainbow)
  • What was the name of the brothel in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas? (Chicken Ranch)
  • Which Broadway musical includes the lines "Got no checkbooks, got no banks. Still I'd like to express my thanks?" (Annie Get Your Gun)
  • What was the name of the butler in The Rocky Horror Picture Show? (Riff Raff)
  • What was the real first name of the silent Marx Brother - later known as Harpo? (Adolph)
  • What was Steve Martin's first film? (The Jerk)
  • Which musical was Victor Fleming making at the same time as he was making "Gone With the Wind?" ("The Wizard of Oz")
  • What was the name of the orphanage where The Blues Brothers were brought up? (Saint Helen of the Blessed Shroud)
  • What was the name of the computer that was Gary Kasparov's famous chess opponent? (Deep Blue)
  • Bruno Hauptmann went to the electric chair for the murder of whom? (Charles Lindbergh junior)
  • Who was the sole survivor of the car crash in which Princess Dianna died? (Trevor Rees-Jones)
  • Which golfer became only the fifth in history to win both the US Open and British championships in the same year, in 1982? (Tom Watson)
  • Tennis legend Jimmy Connors won the US Open how many times in the 1970s? (Three)
  • When he first flew solo across the Atlantic, how old was Charles Lindbergh? (25)
  • What is the distance between bases on a little league baseball field? (60 feet)
  • What was the first sport in which women were invited to compete at the Olympics? (Tennis, at the 1900 games in Paris. Charlotte Cooper of Great Britain was the first gold medalist)
  • What sport was the first to be filmed---and who filmed it? (The sport was boxing; the man who did the filming, Thomas A. Edison; the year, 1894)
  • In cross-country bike racing, what do the initials BMX represent? (Bicycle moto x (cross))
  • Who was the first Olympic gold medalist to win a professional world boxing title? (Floyd Patterson, who won the Olympic gold medal as a middleweight in 1952, and the world championship as a heavyweight in 1956)

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