Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Trivia Tuesday

On this day, October 2 in 1959 the series The Twilight Zone premiered on CBS.


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“Rhinoceros” means nose-horn. Macbeth is the only Shakespeare play to mention a rhinoceros.



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October is the National Pizza month in America since 1987.



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Although Indiana means "Land of the Indians" there are fewer than 8,000 Native Americans living in the state today.



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Captain Kangaroo holds the record as the longest running children's show on commercial television. Only Sesame Street has lasted longer - on public television.



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Women’s noses grow until the age of 15 to 17; for men, it is 17 to 19.


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Over 67 million people in the U.S. went to see JAWS when it was initially released in 1975, making it the first summer "blockbuster."


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CATS CAN'T TASTE SUGAR. THEY DON'T HAVE SWEET TASTE BUDS.

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Many of Alfred Hitchcock's films have one-word titles: Blackmail (1929), Rebecca (1940), Suspicion (1941), Saboteur (1942), Lifeboat (1944), Spellbound (1945), Notorious (1946), Rope (1948), Vertigo (1958), Psycho (1960), Marnie (1964), Topaz (1969) and Frenzy (1972). He favored one-word titles because he felt that it was uncluttered, clean and easily remembered by the audience.



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That's all for today.

Have a great week!

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