Question of the Day answers and winners

1-17  Pete Best was a drummer for the Beatles.  Stef Nagy

1-16  Fig Newtons are made in Newton, Massachusetts.  Dianne Esposite

1-15  Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.  Shawn Riley

1-12  The vegetable used to treat roads is beets.  Verna Erwin

1-11  Dr. Charles Browne Fleet invented lip balm.  Dennis Kreinbrook

1-10  Chris Gaines was an alter ego of Garth Brooks.  Rebecca Cuff

1-9  Sam Panopoulos invented Hawaiian pizza.  Kathleen Yesko

1-8  Meryl Streep has the most Golden Globe nominations.  Alauna Pavlina

1-5   Arby’s got it’s start with the first restaurant in Boardman, Ohio.  Brian Battersby

1-4   Hines Ward was the Pittsburgh Steeler that won Dancing with the Stars.  Ruth Redding

1-3  Aretha Franklin was first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  Nikki Willis

1-2  Echo and Dot are made by Amazon.  Kimberly Mengel

12-29  First cereal made by Kellogg’s was Corn Flakes.  Carol Whiteside

12-28  Leonardo, Donatello,  and Raphael are better known as teenage mutant turtles.  Henry Meckler

12-27  Endor is home to the Ewoks.  Suzie Garland

12-26  Campbell is known as the city of churches. Patricia Coger

12-22  An angel gets his wings when a bell rings in It’s a Wonderful Life.  Kevin Brieck

12-21 Billy Ray Valentine was played by  Eddie Murphy in Trading Places.  Mike Schultz

12-20  You never feed a gremlin after midnight.  Amie Boland

12-19  Die hard was the movie featuring Nakatomi Plaza.  Richard Roden

12-18  Cleveland is where you’ll find the Christmas Story house museum.  Tony Brown

12-15  George Lucas named his ranch Skywalker Ranch.  Catherine Armstrong

12-14  Samuel L. Jackson wanted a purple light saber in Star Wars.  Krystina Durst

12-13  Dick Van Dyke played a chimney sweep in Mary Poppins.  Lillian Gray

12-12  E.T’s favorite candy is Reese’s Pieces.  Travis Davis

12-11  Trevor Berbick was the last man to fight Muhammad Ali.  Clarissa Seeger

12-8  Amazon originally just sold books.  John Torrento

12-7  Happy Gilmore was the Adam Sandler movie about golf.  Jackie Corle

12-6  Johnny Hallyday was known as the Elvis of France.  Debra Lymber

12-5  Frosty the Snowman has eyes made of coal.  Rachelle Shelton

12-4  Herb Peterson invented the Egg McMuffin.  Ed Rupnik

12-1  First words Mickey Mouse said was hot dogs. Leslie Kloc

11-30  Ratatouille is the movie about a rat that aspires to be a chef.  Alyssa Shaffer

11-29  Epcot center is where you’ll find Spaceship Earth.  Jennifer Hixson

11-28  Cartoon dog Pluto is a bloodhound.  Russell Monroe

11-27  Emma Watson played Belle in Beauty and the Beast.  Kelly Warchol

11-24  Samsung makes the Galaxy line of electronics.  Veronica Crafter

11-22  Detroit has been the longest constant NFL team to play on Thanksgiving.  Gary Spohn

11-21  Dallas was the show that asked “who shot J.R.?”  Sharon Meehan

11-20  Microsoft released the first version windows in 1985.  Jodi Eakin-Dixon

11-17 Richard Nixon said he wasn’t a crook on this date in 1972.  Debra Cowan

11-16  Stove Top Stuffing was invented in 1972.  Debbie Hnat

11-15  Snood is a fleshy part on top of the beak of a turkey.  Russ Vatter

11-14  Charles Brooks and Benjamin Smith are both credited for patents on the hole punch.  Jean Anne Gove

11-13  Stuffing is called dressing in other parts of the country.  Dina Seals

11-10    26 of our 44 Presidents had military service in common before taking office.  Gary Alexander

11-9  The Skipper’s real name in Gilligan’s Island was Jonas Grumby.  Debbie Lugo

11-8  Sonny Bono  was elected to represent California in the US congress in 1994.  Joann Gavin

11-7  Steve McQueen was known as the “King of cool”.   Felicia Campano-Wieland

11-6  You are less likely to have a heart attack the Monday following the Fall time change.  Jacqueline Deere

11-3  Guns n’ Roses was the band that recorded the tune November Rain.  Jodi Eakin-Dixon

11-2 The Spruce Goose was the famous plane that took its only flight on this date in 1947.  Omar Barrera

11-1    Colgate was the first mass-produced toothpaste.  Sandy Pasco


10-3  Tom Cruise sang the Tom Petty song Free Fallin’  in the movie Jerry Maguire.  Kelly Warchol

10-2  Carl was the janitor’s name in the 1985 movie, The Breakfast Club.  Cass Thornton



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