Question of the Day answers and winners

2-16  Alexey Pajitnov created the game Tetris.   Sally Rivera

2-15  Cinderella was the Disney movie released in 1950.  Becky Clark

2-14  Drew Barrymore starred as an amnesia victim in 50 First Dates.  Marie Jones

2-13  Adele’s first album was titled 19.   Cathie Demarco

2-10  LEGO is the toy company created by Ole Kirk Christiansen.  Barb Thomas

2-9 Magician Fred Kaps had the misfortune of following THE BEATLES on the Ed Sullivan Show.  Deborah Andio

2-8  Cylons were characters on Battlestar Galactica.   Danielle Beight

2-7  Wayne’s World is the movie starring Wayne and Garth.  Ken Schriner

2-6  Budweiser uses the Clydesdale horses in ads.  Tricia Showers

2-3  Lady Gaga’s fans are called Little Monsters.  Julie Cromwell

2-2  Buckeye Chuck is the Ohio version of Punxsutawney Phil.  Mary Rosenberger

2-1 Gisele Bündchen is Tom Brady’s supermodel wife.  Joann Gavin

1-31  Edmund McIlhenny invented tabasco sauce.  Rich Cisco

1-30  Holstein and Angus are types of cows.  Doug Hannas

1-27   Poutine is a Canadian dish made of French fries, cheese curds and Gravy.  Adora Drennen

1-26  Betty White played Sue Ann Nivens on the Mary Tyler Moore show.  Ashley Yeater

1-25  LEGO is the # tire manufacturer in the world, though very small tires!  Misty Underwood

1-24  Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company was the first to sell beer in a can.  Diana Metze

1-23  The first monster truck was a Ford F-250.  Karen Machak

1-20  Aretha Franklin sang “My Country Tis of Thee” at 2009 Inauguration.  Terri Mannion

1-19  An “old maid” or “spinster” is the name for popcorn that fails to pop!  Sybil Hameed

1-18  Big G is the mascot for the Harlem Globetrotters.  Cassandra Gera

1-17 Lynette Woodard was first female Globetrotter.  Manny Santiago

1-16  Malala Yousafzai is youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner.  Arthea O’hara

1-13  Camp Crystal Lake is in the movie Friday the 13th.  Anne Baciu

1-12 Siegfried and Roy used a white tiger in their act.  Carol Yohn

1-11  Twinkies were originally filled with banana.  Claire Passas

1-10  Eggs Benedict is typically topped with Hollandaise Sauce.   Jeri Guittar

1-9  Meryl Streep played a magazine editor in 2006’s The Devil Wears Prada.  Joy Bucci

1-6  Dean Martin’s vanity plate was DRUNKY.   James Grondeski

1-5  YSU beat Marshall for the first National Championship.  Michael Latessa

1-4  Bull riding lasts 8 seconds.  James Yohman

1-3  YSU’s first football game was against Geneva College in 1938.  Zach Zarzycki

1-2  When You Believe was a duet by Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey.  Eva Bokesch

12-30  In Spain you eat 12 grapes for luck on New Year’s Eve.  Billie Fike

12-29  Darth Maul was the villain in Star Wars Episode 1: the Phantom Menace.  Erica Anderson

12-28  Carrie Fisher was married to Paul Simon for a year.  Donna Bosela

12-27  Times Square Ball is covered in Waterford Crystals.  Lebriyana Battle

12-26 George Michael’s first solo album was called Faith.  Stanley Brown

12-23  Buddy the Elf includes SYRUP as one of the food groups.   Ashley Brindle

12-22  Mythical character Krampus is half demon, half GOAT.  Bertha Wilson

12-21  Clark Griswald wanted to buy a swimming pool with Christmas bonus.  Melonie Boles

12-20  Sing loud for all to hear is how to spread Christmas cheer in the Elf movie.  Steve Pecchia

12-19 Charles Dickens was the author of A Christmas Carol.  Ron Steiner

12-16  Three ghosts visit Bill Murray in the movie “Scrooged”.  Jeanna Gaitor

12-15  Clement C. Moore wrote The Night Before Christmas.  Gloria Folmar

12-14  Jack Skellington is a character in Nightmare Before Christmas.  Nyotta Clarke

12-13  Mark William Calaway is better known as the Undertaker.  Tim Arbogast

12-12  Magic hat brings Frosty the snowman to life.  Julie Byler

12-9  John Glenn was born in Cambridge, Ohio.  Dakota Dean

12-8  The Grinch is charming as an eel.  Caitlin Byle

12-7  The USS Arizona was a  Pennsylvania-Class Battleship.  Adrienne Trebella

12-6  Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell created Elf on a Shelf.  Tracy Cain

12-5  From all of us to all of you was Disney’s 1st Christmas special.  Patricia Hassel

12-2  Little Giant was nickname for Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad.  Danny Norton

12-1  Tim Allen played Santa in the Santa Clause.  Justine Koenig

11-30  Angels with Filthy Souls is the gangster movie in Home Alone.   Reynold Harris

11-29  Norway Spruce is the tree at Rockefeller Center this year.  Karen Whistler

11-28  Lego is a toy originated from Denmark.  Darlene Marks

11-25  Tiger is the Brady Bunch dog.   Shannon Kijowski

11-24  Jingle Bells was originally a Thanksgiving song.  Sandy Vlock

11-23  Lincoln was first President to pardon a turkey.  Roger Sanchez

11-22  Butterball Turkey has the famous turkey hotline.  Jill Barr

11-21  1620 was etched into Plymouth Rock.  Suzanne Cornelius

11-18  Sorting Hat is used to move among houses in Harry Potter world.  Timothy Newlen

11-17  In the movie Gremlins, you never feed one after midnight.  Stephen Purkey

11-16  Black Pearl is found in the Pirate of the Caribbean movies.  Patricia Ewankowich

11-15  The philtrum is found on the face.  Janice Smiler

11-14  Man on the Moon was a movie based on Andy Kaufman.  Linda Maltbie

11-11  Amy Adams and Margot Kidder both played Lois Lane.  Gage Walls

11-10  West Side Story is based on Romeo & Juliet.  Kitty Butler

11-9  Chicago Daily Tribune had the wrong headline “Dewey Defeats Truman”.  Frank Margiotta

11-8  William Henry Harrison served the shortest presidency.  Steven Bucklew

11-7  The Jets and the Sharks are the rival gangs in West Side Story.  Diane Ruffin

11-4  Mr. Miyagi is from the movie The Karate Kid.  Tammy Merando

11-3 Tin Lizzie is a nickname for the 1908 Model T Ford.  Robert Pence

11-2  In Major League Movie, you don’t take Jobu’s Rum.  Scott Holley

11-1  Day of the Dead is a holiday in Mexico around Halloween.  Molly Dunn

10-31 Bruce Campbell starred in the 1981 horror movie Evil Dead.  Melissa Arredondo

10-28  Leatherface is the horror character wielding a chainsaw.  Ken Teschke

10-27  Cassandra Peterson is better known as spooky vixen Elvira.  Julie Stanley

10-26  Bob Uecker played a Cleveland Broadcaster in Major League.  Nancy Clendenin

10-25  In 1997 the Cleveland Indians lost to the Florida Marlins.   Gerald Hamilton

10-24  A full moon causes a werewolf to transform.  Mickey Simon

10-21  Wonder Woman is the hero using the Lasso of Truth.  William Hasch

10-20  In June of 1974 Cleveland Indians had 10 cent beer night.  Arnold Shiflitt

10-19  The band Chic does the song Le Freak.  Michael Williams

10-18  Slider is the name of the Indians’ purple and yellow mascot.  Mike Clemente

10-17   Farfalle pasta is shaped like bowties.  Lisa Martzial

10-14  YSU’s own Dwight Beede is credited with inventing the penalty flag.  Christian Wormley

10-13   Notre Dame and USC play for the Jeweled Shillelagh trophy.  Donald Saltzmann

10-12  Kirk Cameron played Mike Seaver on Growing Pains.  Tammy Feliciano

10-11  George Carlin was the 1st SNL host.  Lisa Bentfeld

10-10  Columbus sailed with the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Marie.   Ann Sheppa

10-7  E.L. James is the author of 50 Shades of Grey.  Cindy Schory

10-6  Midges were the bugs that swarmed an Indians playoff game in 2007.   Ed Kinsey

10-5   Eric Idle, John Cleese, and Terry Gilliam were members of Monty Python.  Marlene Lenio

10-4  Dick Tracy comic strip started on this date in 1931.  Sue Kane










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