Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Nik Nak’s Daily Teaser — 16th January, 2018

Blast … !

I’m up late!

I hate being up late!

OK, granted, it’s another day off: which will probably see me watching more TV*.

But still … 

I hate being up late!


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) Emir Abd-ar-Rahman 3rd established a Caliphate: on 16th January, 929.   The Caliphate of where: Syria, Cordoba or Egypt?
Q2) Africa’s first elected, female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was sworn in: on 16th January, 2006.   She was president of where?
Q3) The first volume of El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha was published on 16th January, 1605.   Who wrote El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha?
Q4) The ruler of Iran sled the country: on 16th January, 1979.   Who WAS that ruler?
Q5) Finally … Hello Dolly! made it’s Broadway debut: on 16th January, 1964.   Who played Dolly in that version?
Here’s yesterday’s questions and answers … 

Q1) 15th January, 1973, saw President Nixon order a cease-fire: where?
A1) Vietnam.
Q2) The dismembered corpse of Elizabeth Short was found: on 15th January, 1947.   Elizabeth was nicknamed the Black … what?
A2) Dahlia.
Q3) 15th January, 1997, saw Princess Diana call for a ban on what?
A3) Landmines.
Q4) A storage tank exploded in Boston, Massachusetts, on 15th January, 1919.   The explosion saw Boston flooded with what: beer, treacle or molasses?
A4) Molasses.
Q5) Finally … Europe’s oldest surviving manuscript was found: on 15th January, 1962.   In which country: Greece, Italy or Macedonia?
A5) Greece.
Here’s a thought …
“A celebrity now is someone who’s on the telly.”
Kate Moss, born 16th January, 1974.
And, as it’s the show’s birthday, a clue … 

Today’s questions will be answered in tomorrow’s Teaser.

Have a good day.

*        Like I did, last night: it has to be said, Star Trek: Discovery is very watchable.

†        Think I’ve managed OK, Olga: but it’s told me editing photos into footage takes a little while longer than the usual slideshows … but^ … 

‡        Oh, blimey, Debbi, I think Final Cut Pro would be using a sledgehammer to crack a nut^!

^        Either way?   The 20th and the 22nd of January sees the videos going live … 


Olga Nunez Miret said...

Q1) Córdoba
Q2) Liberia
Q3) Miguel de Cervantes
Q4) Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (fled?)
Q5) Carol Channing
I will be travelling back home that day but I'm sure I'll catch up. Good luck!

Debbi said...

I look forward to your videos!

1. Córdoba
2. Liberia
3. Miguel de Cervantes
4. Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
5. Carol Channing