Sunday, November 22, 2009

Name Fame - Random Trivia Answers

  • A1) Cheri Oteri. The actress, whose given first name is Cheryl, helped revive the late night show from 1995 to 2000.
  • A2) Shaquille O'Neal. Between 1993 and 1998, the 1992-93 NBA Rookie of the Year released four rap albums, Shaq Diesel, Shaq Fu: Da Return, You Can't Stop the Reign, and Respect.
  • A3) Jack Black. In School of Rock the Californian, born with the first name Thomas but known by a variant of his middle name Jacob, starred as offbeat substitute teacher Dewey Finn, and in Kung Fu Panda he voiced the title character Po.
  • A4) Jacque Chirac. His two terms from 1995 to 2007 totaled two years less than his predecessor Mitterand.
  • A5) Wavy Gravy. The concoction, consisting of vanilla ice cream, caramel, cashews, and Brazil nuts was discontinued in 2003 after its popularity waned.
  • A6) Faye Dunaway. Seventeen years after her Best Actress Oscar as Diana Christensen in Network in 1976, the Florida Gator won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Columbo: It's All in the Game.
  • A7) Shin-Soo Choo. Traded to the Cleveland Indians during the 2006 season, the rightfielder batted .300 with 20 home runs and 21 steals in his first full season in 2009.
  • A8) Fay Wray. The former WAMPAS Baby Star debuted in Blind Husbands in 1919, fourteen years before becoming an instant legend in King Kong.
  • A9) Evel Knievel. The motorcycle daredevil, born as Robert Craig Knievel, was honored by the opening of the amusement park ride in June 2008, seven months after his death. Customers waiting in line to ride can watch video clips of some of Knievel's stunts.
  • A10) Don Hahn. The Walt Disney veteran will earn his first full directing credit in Waking Sleeping Beauty, due to be released in April 2010.
  • A11) Harry Caray. Harry Christopher Carabina's junior son, nicknamed Skip, also became a broadcaster, serving as the voice of the Atlanta Braves for over three decades.
  • A12) Phil Hill. Capped off by the last win of his career, the Italian Grand Prix, the Florida-born Californian rode to six top-three finishes and a ninth to earn 34 points and the title in 1961 for Scuderia Ferrari.

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