Sunday, July 26, 2009

Super Smiths - Random Trivia Answers

  • A1) Emmitt Smith. The NFL's all-time leader in rushing yards juked his way to the Season 3 title in 2006.
  • A2) Anna Nicole Smith. The oil billionaire met her when she was working as an exotic dancer.
  • A3) James Todd Smith. Born in New York City on January 14, 1968, the rapper really thought the "Ladies Love Cool James". Tone-Loc was born in Los Angeles as Anthony Terrell Smith.
  • A4) Margaret Chase Smith. The Republican served Maine in the House from June 3, 1940 to January 3, 1949 (succeeding her husband Clyde) and in the Senate from 1949 to 1973.
  • A5) Betty Smith. The American novelist, born as Elisabeth Wehner, had her famous book published in 1943, and Elia Kazan's movie version was made two years later.
  • A6) Ozzie Smith. The Wizard of Oz earned 13 Gold Gloves, four more than Luis Aparicio and Omar Vizquel.
  • A7) Gladys Louise Smith. The stage name was given to her by her first producer, David Belasco, for the 1907 Broadway play The Warrens of Virginia.
  • A8) Burl Smith. Fred Grandy, who played the yeoman-purser, served Iowa in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987 to 1995.
  • A9) Tommie Smith. During the 1968 Summer Olympics, the Americans gave the Black Power salute during the medal ceremony of the 200 meters.
  • A10) Bessie Smith. Three of the Chattanoogan's songs have been inducted inthe Grammy Hall of Fame, "Empty Bed Blues", "St. Louis Blues", and "Downhearted Blues".
  • A11) Dodie Smith. The 1956 novel is better known as The Hundred and One Dalmatians, which Disney animated five years later without the article.
  • A12) Abigail Smith married John Adams, Margaret Mackall Smith married Zachary Taylor, and Eleanor Rosalynn Smith married Jimmy Carter.

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