Thursday, 9 February 2012

The Daily Teaser - 09-2-2012

Hmmm …

You know, in amongst all the exploding Football news, there’s other stuff going on.

But I’m also aware a few friends of mine are fans of the game. And probably are going to be talking about the simple fact that England manager, Fabio Cappello, has resigned.

Cats … ?

Pigeons … ?

There’s possibly at least one phrase, there.

But if nothing else, the word messy is certainly one to use.

After all, that’s what waiting for whoever takes over.

Along with the biggest poisoned chalice in England.

Let’s get moving on, shall we … ?

Yes, let’s …


Yesterday’s Teaser saw Debbi — all on her ownsome — putting in her answers: and, along with NOT mentioning a certain e-retailer, also bagging 6 out of 7*.

Let’s see how she — and you — do with today’s questions, shall we? Here they are, along with the ‘How to’, license and video
Q1) 9th February, 1964, saw the Beatles make their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. How many viewers did they attract: 69 million, 71 million, or 73 million?

Q2) 9th February, 1979, saw Trevor Francis become Britain’s first £1000000 football player when his contract was sold to Nottingham Forest. Which team had he played for, until then … ?

Q3) 9th February, 1969, saw the first test flight of which Boeing plane … ?

Q4) 9th February, 1966, saw a nuclear reactor open in which part of Scotland … ?

Q5) And finally … 9th February, 1922, saw which South American country join the Berne Convention on Copyright … ?
And here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 8th February, 1952, saw the Queen proclaim herself Queen: in which palace did she do this … ?
A1) Saint James Palace.

Q2) More to the point, this year is the 60th anniversary of her reign: is this the Golden, Silver or Diamond Jubilee … ?
A2) Diamond.

Q3) 8th February, 1960, saw Her Majesty announce that the name of her family would be what … ?
A3) Mountbatten-Windsor.

Q4) 8th February, 1971, saw the opening of which stock market … ?

Q5) 8th February, 1978, saw what broadcast on US radio, for the first time … ?
A5) The proceedings of the US Senate.

Q6) 8th February, 1855, saw the mysterious appearance of what, in South Devon … ?

Q7) And finally … 8th February, 1974, saw three US astronauts returning to Earth after spending 85 days on what… ?
A7) Skylab.
Enjoy those, everyone: I’ll catch you later …

* House of Windsor’s the name of the dynasty, Debbi, just so you know. Oh, and thanks for the comment, yesterday: every bit of mojo helps … !

1 comment:

Debbi said...

And thank YOU for the link luv. :) Boy, has this been an interesting week. I had the most startling realization this morning. You'll see. ;)

1. 73 million
2. Birmingham City
3. 747-100 "Jumbo Jet"
4. Dounreay
5. Brazil