Monday, November 23, 2015

Trivia Bits 23 November


Are You There God Its Me Margaret

Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret (first edition cover pictured) was a 1970 novel written by American author Judy Blume and is about a girl in sixth grade who grew up without a religious affiliation with Margaret's mother being Christian and her father Jewish, and the novel explores her quest for a single religion.

The Beazley Medal education award can be won by students in Western Australia to the year-twelve secondary student with the highest Curriculum Council award score and is named after former Federal Education Minister Kim Edward Beazley.

In the history of neurology, Ancient Egyptians described the effect that some bodily functions can be impaired by brain injuries or injuries to the cervical spine.

The poodle is believed to have originated in Germany where it was known as the Pudelhund, was standardized in France, where it was commonly used as a water retriever and due to the breed's popularity in France became established as its national breed

Baw Baw National Park is a 13,530-hectare (33,400-acre) national park located on the boundaries between the Central Highlands and Gippsland regions of Victoria, Australia and is situated approximately 120 kilometres (75 mi) east of Melbourne.

Actor Ashley Judd co-starred with Morgan Freeman in the 1997 movie Kiss the Girls an American thriller film directed by Gary Flede

The Madrid Codex, one of only three surviving pre-Columbian Maya books, contains almanacs and horoscopes that were used to assist Maya priests in their ceremonies and is made from a long strip of amate paper that was folded up accordion-style that was then coated with a thin layer of fine stucco, which was used as the painting surface. The complete document consists of 56 sheets painted on both sides to produce a total of 112 pages.

American journalist Shana Alexander was the first female columnist for Life magazine and was noted for "The Feminine Eye" column she wrote during the 1960s.

Alecia Beth Moore is better known by the stage name of Pink who ranked at number 10 on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Women in Music in 2012, and was awarded the Billboard Woman of the Year in 2013.

American actress, comedian and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona, Joan Rivers was born Joan Alexandra Molinsky in 1933 the New York borough of Brooklyn the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants.

No comments:

Post a Comment