Henry David Thoreau, in 1844, a year before he built and moved
into a cabin on the edge of Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts.
2. The popular radio
series Duffy's Tavern. Cheers was the Boston
bar "where everybody knows your name"; Duffy's was "where
the elite meet to ear."
3. Lt. James Monroe--he's
the officer standing behind Washington, holding the American flag.
4. 2 minutes and 40
seconds. Skaters must execute eight required moves--three jumps,
three spins, and two fast-step sequences--in that time.
5. British prime minister
Tony Blair, while he was studying law at Oxford.