Thursday, 3 November 2016

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 3-11-2016

You know, it’s not often I can say ‘I’m pleased’ … 

But I’m rather pleased.

As you know, I’ve written about the movies I’ve watched, over the years.

Including, a few years ago, now, the classic that is Cabaret.

Damn good film, Cabaret.

As part of that … ?

I’d posted a clip to YouTube.

And it’s possibly the most commented on video I’ve put on the site.

What can I tell you?

Apart from … ?

I’m rather pleased …


Let’s move on, shall we?

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

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 November, 1954, saw the release of the first Godzilla movie.   What was it called?
Q2) The Federated States of Micronesia became independent: on 3rd November, 1986.   From where?
Q3) Which Republican won his second term as US president: on 3rd November, 2004?
Q4) In a ceremony on 3rd November, 1975, the Queen pushed the button that launched Britain’s oil pipeline: from where?
Q5) Finally … 3rd November, 1921, saw the birth of Charles Dennis Buchinsky.   He’s best remembered as which actor?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers …
Q1) TV channel, BBC 1, began broadcasting: on 2nd November of which year?
A1) 1936.
Q2) The channel was then called the BBC Television … what?
A2) The BBC Television Service.
Q3) Which palace was the channel originally broadcast from?
A3) Alexandra Palace.
Q4) The BBC 1 was re-named ‘BBC Television’, when: 1959, 1960 or 1961?
A4) 1960.
Q5) It was renamed ‘BBC One’ in 1964.   When the BBC introduced what?
A5) BBC Two.
Q6) The station was based in White City, in London, for many years.   In a building called what?
Q7) The channel started its colour broadcasting in 1969.   Starting with a colour broadcast of a concert by whom: Sandie Shaw, Petula Clark or Dusty Springfield?
Q8) BBC 1’s best known soap opera started in 1985.   What’s the name of that soap opera?
Q9) When did the BBC launch the high definition version of BBC 1: 2009, 2010 or 2011?
A9) 2010.
Q10) Donald Baverstock was the original, and Charlotte Moore the current, holder of which BBC post?
A10) Controller of BBC 1: the channel’s boss, in other words.
I’ll leave you with this thought …
“Leges bello siluere coactae.”
“But silenced now

Are laws in war.”
Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, also called Lucan, November 3, 39 AD – April 30, 65 AD.
And this song … 

Enjoy your day … 

*        I’m going to have to sit down with more of her work, Debbi, I really am … !

†        It’s good to get the hair trimmed, isn’t it Olga … ?


Olga Nunez Miret said...

Q1) 1954
Q2) From the United States
Q3) George W Bush
Q4) from Cruden Bay to Grangemouth (She was in Aberdeen)
Q5) Charles Bronson
Definitely! It comes a point when it keeps falling over my eyes and it's bothersome at the computer... I love Cabaret too!

Debbi said...

It's very good. No question!

1. Godzilla
2. the United States
3. George W. Bush
4. the North Sea
5. Charles Bronson