Thursday, 20 October 2016

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 20-10-2016

Right … 

Today … is a day off!

And frankly?

It’s one where I’m going to be busy, I think.

After all, I’m heading for my local community hospital’s radiology department: for an x-ray on my shoulder.

Lord knows what I’ve done, but something’s not right.


But let’s move on, shall we?

Yesterday’s Teaser saw Olga* and Debbi† putting in their answers: with both scoring five out of five.

Let’s see how everyone does with today’s questions, shall we?

Here they are, along with the How To, License and video … 

Q1) 20th October, 1973, saw the first visit to the UK: by which religious leader?
Q2) 20th October, 1882, saw the birth of Bela Lugosi.   In which 1935 film did he play Dr Richard Vollin?
Q3) 20th October, 1803, saw saw the US Senate ratify the Louisiana Purchase.   The US government bought the territory from which country?
Q4) 20th October, 1973, saw the opening of the Sydney Opera House.   Its organ — the largest of its type in the world — is in which of the Opera House’s venues?
Q5) Finally … 20th October, 1971, saw the birth of Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr.   He’s better known as which rapper?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) Henry 3rd acceded the throne of England, on 19th October, 1216: on the death of his father.   Who WAS his father?
A1) King John.
Q2) John Le Carré was born: on 19th October, 1931.   His third novel was called The Spy Who Came In From The … what?
A2) Cold.
Q3) The League of Nations imposed sanctions on Fascist Italy: on 19th October, 1935.   After Fascist Italy invaded where?
A3) Ethiopia.
Q4) The USA imposed a trade embargo, on 19th October, 1960.   On which nation?
A4) Cuba.
Q5) Finally … 19th October, 1876, saw the birth of Three Fingered Mordecai Brown.   Which very American sport is he famous for playing?
A5) Baseball.
I’ll leave you with this thought …
“Just because you are lucky does not mean you make good choices.”
Viggo Mortensen, born October 20, 1958.
And this song … 

Enjoy your day … 

*        Good LORD, there’s Exorcist‡ TV series?   Whatever next, Olga?   Actually?   There’s a longer Westworld trailer.   Lord knows why, but I’m thinking Sir Anthony’s been at the Hannibal Lector again … 

†        Yeah: but it’s OK, Debbi‡, I’m joining Youtube Anonymous … ! :D

‡        Is it me, or does Alfonso Herrera look like Antonio Banderas … ?

1 comment:

Debbi said...

Ho ho! I'll bet! :)

1. the Dalai Lama
2. The Raven
3. France
4. the Concert Hall
5. Snoop Dogg