Every Tuesday is a Trivia Tuesday on AmericaJR… Look for five new trivia questions and answers from the “365 Amazing Trivia Facts for 2018” calendar.
This Week’s Questions:
- Cosmopolitan magazine had an aviation editor for a time–who held the title?
- On the 1980s cartoon Jem, the mysterious Jim was the lead singer of the band Jem and the Holograms. What was her real name?
- What novelist’s first published book was a biography of the painter and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti?
- What’s the name of the popular IKEA dresser that the company once had to recall?
- Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta said of this photographer, “More than anyone else in the city, he has the whole visual history of the last 40 or 50 years of New York. It’s the total scope of fashion in the life of New York.” Who was he talking about?
This Week’s Answers:
- Amelia Earhart. In her writing, she encouraged other women to become pilots.
- Jerrica Benton. Jerrica was the owner of the record company Starlight Music, and only her fellow band members knew that the two were one and the same.
- Evelyn Waugh.
- The Malm. Though they had sold millions of units, the dresser was found to be unsafe.
- Bill Cunningham, the late New York Times fashion photographer.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”