Did you know – Part 2

  • More trivia team name triva. Here’s the team name: Stuffing Torrey’s Holes Like Tiger. In what state is Torrey Pines located? (CALIFORNIA)
  • “His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork” is a quote from this famous actress, who had a notorious feud with Raquel Welch. (MAE WEST)
  • “He has Van Gogh’s ear for music” was a quote from this director, whose films include “Buddy Buddy”, “Fedora”, “The Front Page”, “The Fortune Cookie”, and “Irma la Douce”. (BILLY WILDER)
  • “They can’t play baseball. They don’t wear sweaters. They’re not good dancers. They don’t play drums. They are never seen drinking cappuccino in Italian restaurants with oriental women.” Who are they? (FISH HEADS)
  • More trivia team name trivia. Here’ the team name: “Lance Armstrong finally had the ball to come clean.” Armstrong was the second man to “win” the Tour five times in a row, so who was the only man to win the Tour five times in a row? (MIGUEL INDURAIN)
  • “Germans are flummoxed by humor, the Swiss have no concept of fun, the Spanish think there is nothing at all ridiculous about eating dinner at midnight, and the Italians should never, ever have been let in on the invention of the motor car” is a quote by what writer, author of “A Short History of Nearly Everything” and “A Walk in the Woods”. (BILL BRYSON)
  • What singer/actor gave Marilyn Monroe a white poodle named Mafia? (FRANK SINATRA)
  • Who wrote Barry Manilow’s chart-topping hit “I Write the Songs?” (BRUCE JOHNSTON)
  • “The Sad But True Story of Ray Mingus, The Lumberjack of Bulk Rock City, And His Never Slacking Stribe in Exploiting The So Far Undiscovered Areas of the Intention to Bodily Intercourse From the Opposite Species of his Kind During Intake of all the Mental Condition That Could Be Derived From Fermantation” is the longest song title ever at 305 characters by what group? (REDNEX)
  • “I cut down trees. I eat my lunch. I go to the lavatory. On Wednesdays I go shopping and buttered scones for tea.” Who am I? (A LUMBERJACK)
  • He had a reaction to the aluminum powder in his make-up and had to abandon his acting role to go to the hospital. Name this actor, the original Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz (BUDDY EBSEN)
  • 1997’s “Perdita Durango”, directed by Alex de la Iglesia and starring Rosie Perez as the titular anti-heroine is the only sequel to any of David Lynch’s movie. Name it. (WILD AT HEART)
  • Hoyt Axton, who plays inventor Rand Peltzer in “Gremlins” was a renowned singer/songwriter. His most famous song, “The Pusher” was covered by Steppenwolf and used in the soundtrack to what iconic Peter Fonda film? (EASY RIDER)
  • “A Bug’s Life,” “Battle Beyond the Stars,” and “The Magnificent Seven” all owe a debt of gratitude to what Akira Kurosawa film? (THE SEVEN SAMURAI)
  • More trivia team name trivia. Here’s the team name: “Bruce Willis is a ghost and Batman dies at the end also Gwyneth Paltrow’s head is in the box.” Name the three films. (THE SIXTH SENSE, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, SEVEN)
  • Nora Ephron was married to Nicholas Pileggi and used Henry Hill’s experiences in witness protection from Goodfellas for which of her films, starring Steve Martin? (MY BLUE HEAVEN)
  • What Alfred Hitchcock film features a flushing toilet for the first time? (PSYCHO)
  • The rock band Seven Mary Three formed in 1992 when Jason Ross and Jason Pollock met while attending The College of William and Mary. The band took its name from the radio call sign that the character Jon Baker used in what show? (CHIPS)
  • Identify the artist or song from the misheard lyric: “Got my first real sex dream. I was five at the time. Played it till my fingers bled. It was the summer of 69.” (BRYAN ADAMS, SUMMER OF 69)
  • “I didn’t attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it” is a quote from what American humorist and author. (MARK TWAIN)

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