Saturday, September 6, 2014

Trivia Bits 06 September


Abbey Road cover

Come Together was a song from the Beatle’s eleventh album Abbey Road (pictured) released on 26 September 1969 on the Apple label.

For the 1975 Bollywood classic film Sholay, M. S. Shinde edited 300,000 feet (91,000 m) of reel down to 18,000 feet (5,500 m).

Murder House is the name of the first season of the 2011 TV series American Horror Story with the series creators being Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy.

Yellowstone is the world's first national park which was established by the U.S. Congress and signed in to law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872.

How do you do, I see you’ve met are the opening lines from Rocky Horror song performed by the character, Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Sweet Transvestite from the 1973 British musical stage production, The Rocky Horror Show and its 1975 film counterpart The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with the book, music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien, and the musical arrangements by Richard Hartley.

The Gundelach family is featured in the TV series Secrets & Lies an Australian drama television series that first screened on 3 March 2014 and follows the story of a family man who finds the body of a young boy and quickly becomes the prime murder suspect with no choice but to try to find the real killer as his marriage, his kids, his reputation and his sanity are all at stake.

During the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) players auction, Australian cricketer James Faulkner, was bought by the Rajasthan Royals for $400,000.

Chartreuse is a variation colour based halfway between yellow and green that was named because of its resemblance to the green colour of one of the French liqueurs called green chartreuse which was introduced in 1764.

Enormous statues of ancient Egyptian ruler Amenhotep III were unearthed in Luxor as recently as 1989 in the courtyard of Amenhotep III's colonnade of the Temple of Luxor where a cache of statues was found, including a 6 feet (1.8 m)-high pink quartzite statue of the king wearing the Double Crown found in near-perfect condition.

The Tasmanian tiger – Thylacine – and the lion are the two animals on the coat of arms for the Australian state of Tasmania which was officially granted by King George V in May 1917.

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