Saturday, September 20, 2014

Trivia Bits 20 September


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Simone Micheline Bodin born 1925 in Laval, France, raised by her mother in Elbeuf, Normandy, is better known as Bettina (pictured) Vogue’s fashion editor in 1960.

Scott Disick is an American reality television personality, model and businessman best known for appearing on the Kardashian television series.

Australia has hosted the Commonwealth Games four times – Sydney 1938, Perth 1962, Brisbane 1982 and Melbourne 2006 with the Gold Coast scheduled to host the XXI Commonwealth Games in 2018 between 4 to 15 April 2018.

The Mount Aspiring National Park is located in the Southern Alps of the South Island of New Zealand forming part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site.

The Cherry Orchard was the last play written by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov which opened at the Moscow Art Theatre on 17 January 1904 directed by Constantin Stanislavski.

Lumholtz’s and Goodfellow’s are two types of tree kangaroos found in Australia and New Guinea.

The person who writes words to accompany music in opera is called the librettist with the opera libretto from its inception (ca. 1600) was written in verse, and continued well into the 19th century.

In Olympic Gymnastics, the floor exercise and the vault are common to both men’s and women’s competitions.

Cranberry juice and lime juice are used in the traditional Cosmopolitan cocktail and combined with vodka and triple sec, a variety of Curaçao liqueur, an orange-flavoured liqueur made from the dried peels of bitter and sweet orange.

An American amateur golfer and a lawyer by profession golfer Bobby Jones used a putter named after the famous US Frontierswoman Calamity Jane.


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