Friday, October 30, 2015

Trivia Bits 30 October


Giant poster 

Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean was the 1956 American Warner Color drama film Giant (poster pictured) which in 2005 was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.

The most basic of all motion, rectilinear motion is motion along a straight line and can be described mathematically using only one spatial dimension.

The Circuit of Americas is located in Austin, Texas and is a motor racing circuit in Austin, Texas which hosted the Formula One United States Grand Prix in 2012 and 2013.

The weapons testing range in South Australia that covers approximately 127,000km2 that is restricted to the public is the RAAF Woomera Test Range operated by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Aerospace Operational Support Group.

The novella on which Audrey Hepburn’s 1961 iconic movie Breakfast at Tiffany's was based was written in 1958 by American author, screenwriter, playwright and actor Truman Capote.

Colour television was introduced in Australia when all stations moved to colour on 1 March 1975, using the European PAL standard and the slogan used to sell colour television to the Australian public was March first into colour.

The national flag of the United Kingdom, the Union Jack is made up of the Cross of St George, the saltire of St Andrew and the Cross of St Patrick and was adopted in 1801.

The characters Oaken, the owner of Wandering Oaken's Trading Post and Sauna, Olaf, a comic-relief snowman who dreams of experiencing summe, and Bulda, a troll, feature in the 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy film Frozen.

Australian bantamweight boxer, the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title Lionel Rose grew up in a settlement called Jackson’s Track which was 5 kilometres from Drouin in West Gippsland, Victoria.

Starring as Temperance “Bones” Brennan in the crime procedural comedy-drama TV series Bones is American actress and producer Emily Deschanel who first played the role in 2005.

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