Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Trivia Bits 15 April


Welcome Back Kotter  John Travolta

American actor, dancer, and singer John Travolta (pictured) gained fame through the 1975 American television sitcom TV series Welcome Back Kotter which also starred Gabe Kaplan.

Having a documented history that spans over 3000 years, Sri Lanka is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia; known until 1972 as Ceylon.

Since 1927, The Hardy Boys, Frank and Joe Hardy, are fictional characters who appear in various mystery series for children and teens and were created by Edward Stratemeyer, with many books written by many different ghost-writers over the years being published under the collective pseudonym Franklin W. Dixon.

Produced in 1945 and 1946 Die Mörder sind unter uns or Murderers Among Us was the first German post-World War II film written and directed by Wolfgang Staudte.

The Palk Strait separates the Asian countries of India and Sri Lanka.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the US also known as Obamacare was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.

Russian novelist, poet, essayist, and translator Mark Kharitonov was awarded the first Russian Booker Prize in 1992 for his novel Lines of Fate.

The German bread called zwieback is baked twice and is a type of crisp, sweetened bread, made with eggs originating in East Prussia.

In Germany, if you eat kartoffeln you would be eating potatoes.

The Louvre or Louvre Museum is one of the world's largest museums and a historic monument and central landmark of Paris, France, located on the Right Bank of the Seine and with more than 9.7 million visitors each year, the Louvre is the world's most visited museum.

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