Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Trivia Bits 17 September


Ned Kelly

An Irish Australian bushranger Ned Kelly (pictured) was executed by hanging in the Australian city of Melbourne at Old Melbourne Gaol in November 1880.

Like You'll Never See Me Again, a song performed by Alicia Keys, ranked as the number one R&B single of 2008 in the United States and was from her third studio album, As I Am released November 26, 2007.

There are 250 millilitres in one cup.

The Rum Rebellion of 1808 was the only successful armed takeover of government in Australian history which during the 19th century was widely referred to as the Great Rebellion when the Governor of New South Wales, William Bligh, was deposed by the New South Wales Corps on 26 January 1808.

Originally aired from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002, Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series starring Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the fictional Boston law firm Cage and Fish, with other young lawyers whose lives and loves were eccentric, humorous and dramatic.

In Enid Blyton’s Secret Seven books, Peter and Janet's golden spaniel is Scamper.

Founded around 1820 by European settlers and traders, Levuka was the former capital of the Pacific islands of Fiji until 1877, when the administration was moved to Suva, although the move was not made official until 1882.

1928's Lily of Java directed by Nelson Wong was the first Chinese-produced film in Indonesia.

Pastrami is a highly seasoned, smoked cut meat commonly made from beef and sometimes from pork, mutton or turkey.

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