Monday, October 21, 2013

Trivia Bits 21 October


  • US Actor Richard Chamberlain played composer Tchaikovsky in the 1970 movie The Music Lovers.
  • Lyndon Johnson became President of the United States following the assassination of John F Kennedy in 1963.
  • The seats in Britain’s House of Lords are coloured red.
  • The Battle of Midway in World War II was fought in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Swedish business magnate Ingvar Kamprad founded retail furniture outlet IKEA.
  • The most populated city in Pakistan is Karachi.
  • The Australian founder of Wikileaks is Julian Assange.
  • Long surviving American actor Mickey Rooney has been married eight (8) times.
  • Of the two canals, Panama and Suez, the Suez Canal is the longer.
  • HMAS Sydney was Australia’s first aircraft carrier and commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy in 1948.

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