Saturday, October 4, 2014

Trivia Bits 04 October


Coop Burtonburger

Coop Burtonburger (pictured) is a character from the 2008 Canadian animated television series Kid vs Kat in which a 10-year-old boy has a constant battle with his sister's Sphinx cat which, in reality, is a cybernetic alien.

Mel Brooks wrote and directed the 1968 American satirical dark comedy cult classic film written and The Producers starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder and won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay—Written Directly for the Screen.

American novelist and historian best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines Tom Clancy, who died in 2013, wrote the 1986 novel Red Storm Rising with a plot about a war between NATO and USSR.

Miley Cyrus gained fame starring in the 2006 Disney TV Series Hannah Montana which focused on Miley Stewart, portrayed by Miley Cyrus, a teenager living a double life as an average schoolgirl by day and a famous recording artist Hannah Montana by night.

Vincentio, Angelo and Mistress Overdone are characters from the Shakespearean play Measure For Measure believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604 and is classified as comedy, but its mood defies those expectations.

Street food did not become popular in Thailand until the early 1960s when the urban population began to grow rapidly, by the 1970s it had displaced home-cooking.

The Murray–Darling Basin is a large geographical area in the interior of south-eastern Australia that drains around one-seventh of the Australian land mass and is one of the most significant agricultural areas in Australia.

The three popular classifications of volcanoes are Active, Dormant and Extinct.

Kimigayo is the national anthem of Japan being the world's oldest lyrics in a national anthem. From 1868 to 1945, it served as the national anthem of the Empire of Japan and with a length of 11 measures and 32 characters, "Kimigayo" is also one of the world's shortest national anthems currently in use.

Former Belgian professional tennis player Kim Clijsters was a wildcard entry in the 2009 Women’s US Open singles titles which she won by defeating defending champion and world no. 2 Serena Williams, winning 6–4, 7–5 the first wildcard to ever reach the US Open final.

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