Friday, February 09, 2007

Friday Trivia!

I am throwing out five questions that will cover a range of topics. It's Friday, so I know you aren't really working. First person to get all five correct in the comments wins...bragging rights (hey, I've got two kids. You weren't expecting money, were you?).

Have at it:

1. In baseball, who was the first American League player to make $100,000 per year?

2. What was the headline on the Chicago Daily Tribune on Wednesday, November 3, 1948?

3. Who sang "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" for the 1966 cartoon How the Grinch Stole Christmas!?

4. Which former U.S. president was in a train accident (which killed his 11 year old son) just 47 days prior to his inauguration?

5. What do the drug heroin and a group of jellyfish have in common?

1. Joe Dimaggio
3. Thurl Ravenscroft
4. Franklin Pierce
5. Both heroin and a group of jellyfish are referred to as "smack".


Myrhaf said...

Babe Ruth is the only one I can even guess at without googling.

Myrhaf said...

The headline would be Dewey Beats Truman. I figured that out from the date.

For Grinch I'll guess Gomer Pyle, er, Jim Nabors.

For the train wreck I'll guess Taft, a totally wild guess.

EdMcGon said...

You gave it a shot Myrhaf. :)

The answers are now in the post.

Myrhaf said...

Hey, I got one out of five. In today's high schools that would probably put me in college prep classes. ;)