Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR…Look for five new trivia questions from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2017” calendar.

This week’s questions:

  1. What celebrity marketed fragrances called Passion, White Diamonds, and Black Pearls, among others?
  2. What were the names of the  agents who worked for Fearless Leader on The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show?
  3. What 1974 debut novel initially earned its author a $2,500 advance and sold only 13,000 copies in hardcover?
  4. What song did VH1 rank as the top one-hit wonder of the 1980s?
  5. What restaurant chain was founded by New York perfume salesman Alan Stillman in the 1960s as one of the original “fern bars” and a place to meet members of the opposite sex?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week’s answers:

  1. Elizabeth Taylor. White Diamonds remains one of the top-selling celebrity fragrances in history.
  2. Boris Badenov and Natasha Fatale.
  3. Carrie, by Stephen King. The novel didn’t it it big until the came out in paperback and mass-market paperback editions.
  4. “Come on Eileen,” by Dexys Midnight Runners.
  5. T.G.I. Friday’s. Stillman sold the chain in the 1970s, but later founded another popular  restaurant, Smith & Wollensky.

Source: Workman Publishing/”Page-A-Day”

 

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