Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Trivia Tuesday

In 1943, Ignacio Anaya, a Mexican restaurant owner, found himself in a bad predicament. His cook was missing, food needed to be prepared, so he improvised and put together a bunch of different ingredients. Voila… he created nachos. His new dish became popular and caught on.


What Norwegian painting did Smithsonian magazine call “a Mona Lisa for our time”? 
The Scream


It takes hugging a person more than 20 seconds for a person's body to release the chemical hormone 'Oxytocin'. Oxytocin is also known as the love hormone.

What 1975 movie was the first film to earn $100 million at the U.S. box office? JAWS



What John Carpenter Film was originally titled “The Babysitter Murders”? HALLOWEEN



Many Irish surnames have the prefix of 'O' or 'Mac'. The surname 'Mac' means "son of" while 'O' means "descendant of”.

Here's Conan O'Brien

And here's Norm MacDonald


The STOP sign was invented 1915 in Michigan .Stop signs originated in Michigan in 1915. The first ones had black lettering on a white background and were 24 by 24 inches (61 cm × 61 cm), somewhat smaller than the current sign.

Theodore Roosevelt was the only U.S. president to deliver an inaugural address without using the word "I". Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower tied for second place, using "I" only once in their inaugural addresses.


In his second debate with Democrat Jimmy Carter, broadcast from San Francisco on Oct. 6, 1976, President Gerald Ford stumbled by saying: 

Jaws dropped at the line, which Time magazine soon dubbed "The Blooper Heard Round the World."

That is all for today.
Have a great week!!

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