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"365 AMAZING TRIVIA FACTS FOR 2010"

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THIS WEEK'S QUESTIONS

1. What was the first use made of green jackets at the Masters Tournament, held annually at the Augusta National Golf Club?

2. What was the name of the only son of William Shakespeare and his wife Anne Hathaway?

3. With what famous oddball artist did fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli collaborate to create a shoe-shaped hat?

4. What leading American industrialist threatened that he would be "through with manufacturing" if Prohibition was repealed?

5. Who was the first man to score the 20th-century hat trick of exploration--making it to both the North and South Poles and the summit of Mount Everest?

THIS WEEK'S ANSWERS

1. They were worn in 1937 by club members so they could be easily spotted by tournament spectators seeking information.

2. Hamnet. He and his twin sister, Judith, were born in 1585. Named for a family friendly, baker Hamnet Sadler, he died at age 11, possibly of the bubonic plague.

3. Surrealist Salvador Dali, for Schiaparelli's fall-winter collection of 1937-38. The black felt hat looked like an upside-down high-heeled show when it was worn.

4. Auto-maker Henry Ford, who explained, "I wouldn't be interested in putting automobiles into the hands of a generation soggy with drink." He didn't deliver on his threat when Prohibition was repealed.

5. New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary.

 

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