A symbolic $2 -- $1 for writing the script and $1 for directing
the movie in which he portrays TV news producer Fred Friendly.
Clooney put his home up as collateral to make the film about
newsman Edward R. Murrow, and he signed his rights away to get
2. 1,366. That's
been the number since 1953.
3. Concord, New Hampshire.
It was incorporated by Massachusetts as the town of Rumsford
in 1733. After lengthy litigation by New Hampshire, which claimed
jurisdiction and eventually won, the town was renamed Concord
in 1765 in recognition of the resolution of the dispute.
4. NED is the Netherlands;
BEN, Benin; SOL, the Solomon Islands; and INA, Indonesia.
5. "Please Mr.
Postman," by the Marvelettes in 1961.