Thursday, June 11, 2015

Trivia Bits 11 June


 Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen OSullivan in Tarzan and His Mate 1934

Maureen O'Sullivan (pictured with Johnny Weissmüller), an Irish actress best known for playing Jane in the Tarzan series of films starring Johnny Weissmüller, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, facing the star of Johnny Weissmuller.

American David Sanborn is best known for playing the saxophone with his solo recordings typically blend jazz with instrumental pop and R&B.

Australia has an area of about 7,600,000 sqkm which is large enough to swallow all of Europe and Turkey and Scandinavia giving Australia a coastline of about 36,700km.

Playing the fictional MI6 agent James Bond in the 1963 movie From Russia with Love was Sean Connery with President John F. Kennedy naming Ian Fleming's novel From Russia with Love among his ten favourite books of all time in Life magazine.

Voiced by Kate Harbour, a Bobsville resident Mrs Broadbent is a neighbourhood friend of popular children’s character Bob the Builder

Spanish fideo is a type of pasta commonly used in soups and can be short, about 2–3 cm, or longer.

Marie Antoinette was the wife of French King Louis XVI and was born an Archduchess of Austria, was Dauphine of France from 1770 to 1774 and Queen of France and Navarre from 1774 to 1792 and has become major cultural icon associated with high glamour, wealth and a certain style of life based on luxury and celebrity appealing today to the social and cultural elite.

In relation to mobile phone network cards, the acronym SIM stands for Subscriber Identity Module and is an integrated circuit that securely stores the international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) and the related key used to identify and authenticate subscribers on mobile telephony devices.

American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer Bob Gaudio was a member of the band Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons where he was the keyboardist/backing vocalist.

In the 1920’s Dutch painter Piet Mondrian evolved a non-representational form which he termed neoplasticism consisting of white ground, upon which was painted a grid of vertical and horizontal black lines and the three primary colours.

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