Monday, 3 June 2013

The Daily Teaser — 3-6-2013

Right … 

Ben Whishaw.

Rory Kinnear.

Benedict Cumberbatch.

Wil Wheaton: Wil Wheaton … ?

Eddie Izzard.

Joanna Lumley.

Miranda Hart … !

Oh, and Trevor: who tells us, in a comment, yesterday, that he’d have to turn it down, as he’s got a dodgy left leg*.

The list of potential replacements fort Matt Smith goes ever on!

Personally, I still think that it’s possibly time for a black or asian actor: but frankly, I think that’s about as likely as a woman‡ stepping up to the crease … !

Either way … ?   I think we’ve got a few more months of this … !

Let’s move on, shall we … ?


Along with Trevor’s comment, Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbi putting in her answers: along with bagging five out of five, she also put up this post, AND admitting she was clueless on the next Doctor†.

So let’s see how everyone does with today’s questions, shall we?   Here they are, along with the ‘How To’, License and video … 

Q1) 3rd June, 1162, saw Thomas a’Becket consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury.   Who described him as ‘this troublesome priest’ … ?
Q2) 3rd June, 19821, saw Shlomo Argov shot on the streets of London.   Argov the Ambassador to the UK from where … ?
Q3) 3rd June, 1991, saw Mount Unzen erupt: in which country … ?
Q4) 3rd June, 1889, saw the completion of the first US long distance power-line: between a generator in Williamette Falls, and Portland.   In which US state are they … ?
Q5) Finally … 3rd June, 2006, saw Montenegro declare it’s independence: from which Union … ?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 2nd June, 1953, saw the Queen crowned: in which church … ?
A1) Westminster Abbey.
Q2) 2nd June is also Festa della Republica: in which European country … ?
A2) Italy.
Q3) 2nd June, 455AD, saw the sacking of that nation’s capital city: which city… ?
A3) Rome.
Q4) 2nd June, 1835, saw P. T. Barnum’s circus go on it’s first US tour.   What did ‘P. T.’ stand for … ?
A4) Phineas Taylor.
Q5) And finally … 2nd June, 2012, saw which former president sentenced to life imprisonment … ?
A5) Hosni Mubarak.
As a nod to Mott The Hoople frontman, Ian hunter, I’ll leave you with this tune … 

And a thought, in memory of the late Tony Curtis …
“I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.”
Tony Curtis, June 3, 1925 – September 29, 2010
Enjoy your day … 

*       That’s never stopped you, before, Trevor … ! :D

†        I think that’s part of the reason I didn’t rent it on Saturday night, Debbi: one or two of the reviews I’ve seen weren’t too flattering about his handling of the part … 

‡        As I write, Radio 4’s Today programme is speculating on the possibility … 


Mr Strict said...

1> Henry VIII.
2> Israeli ambassador.
3> Japan.
4> Oregon.
5> Serbia.

Debbi said...

Taking a moment to do the teaser before I start writing. Had two appointments to deal with this dystonia business this morning. Ugh. Oh, well. Carry on, eh? :)

1. King Henry II
2. Israel
3. Japan
4. Oregon
5. Serbia

Debbi said...

Oh, I forgot to mention that I used to love Mott the Hoople way back in the day! :)