Friday, April 18, 2014

Trivia Bits 18 April


  • Twittering Machine is one of the best known works of 19/20th Century German-Swiss artist Paul Klee.
  • On the Australian flag there are six stars representative of the Southern Cross.
  • In 1991, American rock band from Athens, Georgia, REM had a hit with their song Losing My Religion.
  • The 1999 movie Eyes Wide Shut was based on Austrian author and dramatist Arthur Schnitzler's 1926 novella Dream Story.
  • Internationally known Australian landmark Uluru is 9.4kms in circumference.
  • Bazlama is a popular type of Turkish bread being a single layered, flat, circular and leavened bread with a creamish yellow colour.
  • The Western Australian coastal town of Broome was attacked by the Japanese in World War II in 1942.
  • In the American musical comedy-drama television series Glee fourth season premiere, "The New Rachel" airing in the United States on September 13, 2012, American actress and singer Lea Michele and South African born Australian singer-songwriter and actor Dean Geyer sing a duet Running Around in New York.
  • Director Steven Soderbergh won an Oscar for Best Director for the 2000 movie Traffic.
  • A J McLean is best known as a member of the Backstreet Boys. an American vocal harmony group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993.

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