Thursday, October 16, 2014

Trivia Bits 16 October


life of brian poster

The film Life of Brian (poster pictured) remains banned in parts of Germany, but only on Good Friday as this religious satire is on a list of "inappropriate" films which must not be screened in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia that day.

American actor, singer, dancer, writer and choreographer, Leonard Crofoot, a dancer in the 2003 movie The Singing Detective, has had three Star Trek roles appeared three times on Star Trek ; in Star Trek: The Next Generation appearing on Angel One (1988) as "Trent" and in The Offspring (1990) as an asexual android covered in full-body make-up as well as appearing in the Star Trek: Voyager episode, Virtuoso.

1960 animated, prime-time American television sitcom The Flintstones had a pet dinosaur called Dino and a sabre-toothed cat named Baby Puss.

Born out of wedlock to a notary, Piero da Vinci, and a peasant woman, Caterina, in Vinci in the region of Florence, Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452.

Thought to be constructed in 1667, The Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Brăila, Romania, is the country's only former mosque converted into an Orthodox church.

In the 1997 novel Corrupting Dr. Nice, by American author of science fiction and fantasy John Kessel, several versions of Jesus Christ are transported to the twenty-first century and is a time travel novel modelled on the screwball comedies of the 1930s.

American actor Francis Capra starred as Eli “Weevil” Navarro in the 2004 TV series Veronica Mars set in the fictional town of Neptune, California starring Kristen Bell as the title character.

2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name The Avengers, grossed a worldwide total of $1,518,594,910 becoming the highest-grossing 2012 film.

Queen band members teased Freddie Mercury for looking like a prawn in the video for It's a Hard Life which featured on their 1984 album The Works, and was the third single from that album.

Palawan bearded, Visayan warty and British saddleback are all types of pigs.

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