Saturday, October 25, 2014

Trivia Bits 25 October


bondi surf club

Australian icon The Bondi Surf Bathers' Life Saving Club (Bondi Surf Club – pictured) is officially recognised as the oldest surf lifesaving club in the world being established on the 21st February 1907 at the Royal Hotel Bondi Beach by a group of like-minded bathers and was responsible for introducing surf lifesaving to Australia and pioneered the famous surf reel and line.

American recording artist, businesswoman, philanthropist, and actress Katy Perry made her Indian maiden performance at the 2012 Indian Premier League opening ceremony on3 April 2012 in the YMCA College of Physical Education, Chennai.

The Safēd Kōh mountain range is located in Afghanistan and Pakistan with Its highest peak, Mount Sikaram, towers above all surrounding hills to 4,761 m (15,620 ft) above mean sea level.

With a total gross of $366,101,666 and making it the highest-grossing film of 1995, action thriller film Die Hard with a Vengeance starred Bruce Willis as New York City Police Department Lieutenant John McClane, Samuel L. Jackson as McClane's reluctant partner Zeus Carver, and Jeremy Irons as Simon Peter Gruber.

Larantuka is an Indonesian district known for Roman Catholic Holy Week processions centering on two religious statues, one of Jesus Christ and one of Virgin Mary, brought by Portuguese missionaries Gaspar do Espírito Santo and Agostinho de Madalena in the 16th century, which are only presented to the public every Easter and are kept out-of-view for the rest of the year.

Canadian-born Australian freestyle skier Dale Begg-Smith has been called the most mysterious man of the Winter Olympics.

Running from 2004 to 2012, American television comedy-drama-mystery TV series Desperate Housewives starred American television and film actress Eva Longoria who was nominated for a 2006 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy.

The soundtrack of the 2012 Marathi film Kaksparsh was released after the film's theatrical release on public demand and features songs rendered without any musical accompaniment with the film produced in the Marathi language in the state of Maharashtra, India.

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in Belgium when French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by the armies under the command of the Duke of Wellington.

Grey Mates is a six-part 2014 British comedy television series that follows the ups and downs of three recently retired couples.

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