Saturday, October 11, 2014

Trivia Bits 11 October



After MGM's rights to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's Night Flight (poster pictured), a1933 aviation drama film produced by David O. Selznick, expired in 1942, the film was not shown again until 2011 and stars Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Clark Gable and Helen Hayes.

A Bombay Duck is a fish native to the waters between Mumbai (formerly Bombay) and Kutch in the Arabian Sea, and a small number are also found in the Bay of Bengal.

Bird Island Nature Reserve situated 1.4 kilometres off the coast, near Budgewoi in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia has no introduced animals

The official language of Cambodia is Khmer with the official script being Khmer script.

Born in Georgetown, British Guiana, on Christmas day 1952m, CCH Pounder is noted for her roles in the TV series Warehouse 13 and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. CCH stands for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name.

In the British stop-motion animated children's television series Shaun the Sheep, the character Pidsley is a cat.

Flying direct north from Darwin, Australia, the first island to be crossed will be Melville Island which lies in the eastern Timor Sea and is the second biggest island in Australia, after Tasmania.

Starring as Noah’s wife in the 2014 movie, Noah, was Jennifer Connelly was joined in the cast by Russell Crowe as Noah along with Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Anthony Hopkins, and Douglas Booth.

The first husband of legendary American entertainer Liza Minnelli was Australian songwriter and entertainer Peter Allen whose songs were made popular by many recording artists, including Elkie Brooks, Melissa Manchester and Olivia Newton-John, with one, "Arthur's Theme", winning an Academy Award in 1981.

Arabian horse breeder William Robinson Brown founded the Maynesboro Stud in 1912 in northern New Hampshire, United States.

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