Friday, 13 July 2012

The Daily Teaser13-07-2012

Oh, now …

There’s a mild worry.

I’ll be frank, I’ve a doctor’s appointment, this afternoon: after having a kidney ultrasound, last week.

Hopefully, any problems will be either minimal.

Or relatively easy to deal with.

I hope so, at ANY rate.

While I don’t think there’s any family of any MAJOR problems in the kidney area, IK’d HATE to be the family member who sets the precedent … 

Let’s get moving on, shall we … ?

Before I star really worry about it … 


Yesterday’s Teaser was another quiet one: with no-one putting in their answers.

Hopefully, no-one will be put off by todays date, and will be brave enough to have a try at today’s questions.

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

Q1) Exactly how many films are there, in the Friday the 13th franchise … ?
Q2) More to the point, what was the name of the killer, in the original Friday 13th … ?
Q3) Instead of Friday 13th, many Spanish speaking countries consider which day to be unlucky … ?
Q4) When’s the next Friday the 13th … ?
Q5) As a FINAL Friday 13th question … Which hard rock group famously released their first album on Friday 13th … ?
Q6) 13th July, 1977, saw which US city suffer a 24-hour power-cut … ?
Q7) 13th July, 1814, saw Italy found what: its parliament, its gendarmerie or its army … ?
Q8) 13th July, 1971, saw the execution of ten army officers: after an attempted coup in which North African country … ?
Q9) 13th July, 2011, saw which Indian city attacked by terrorists … ?
Q10) And finally … 13th July, 1985, saw Prince Charles and Princess Diana open which concert … ?
And here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) 12th July, 1979, saw which island nation become independent of the UK … ?
A1) Kiribati.
Q2) More to the point, in which ocean IS that island nation … ?
A2) The Pacific … 
Q3) 12th July, 1986, saw riots in Armagh, as a result of what … ?
A3) Orange Day Parades.
Q4) 12th July, 1862, saw the US Congress authorize the highest military medal in the US: what’s that medal called … ?
A4) The Medal of Honour.   (Or Honor, if you prefer the US spelling.)
Q5) And finally … 12th July, 1971, saw the first flying of which people’s flag … ?
A5) The Australian Aboriginal Flag.
Enjoy those, everyone.

I’ll leave you with the Mari Wilson song, Dance With A Stranger, as a way of marking the death of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in the UK.   The song was the theme tune to the film, Dance With A Stranger, about her life

2 comments:

Mr Strict said...

1> 12
2> Betsy Palmer (Mrs Voorhees)
3> Tuesday the 13th (martes trece)
4> September 2013..... LOL
5> Black Sabbath.
6> New York City
7> Their Gendamerie or The Carabinieri.
8> Morocco.
9> Mumbai
10> Live Aid Concert

trev-v said...

A1 12
A2 Pamela Sue Voorhees
A3 Tuesday the 13th (martes trece)
A4 September 13 2013
A5 Black Sabbath
A6 New York, New York – so good that they named it twice.
A7 gendarmerie
A8 Morocco
A9 Live Aid concert