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:
- Before he was a film director, who directed over 50 music videos including Paula Abdul’s “Forever Your Girl,” Aerosmith’s “Janie’s Got a Gun,” Sting’s “Englishman in New York,” George Michael’s “Freedom ’90,” and Madonna’s “Express Yourself”?
- What is the name of the movie in which Michael Fassbender wears a papier-mâché head?
- In a guillotine, what is the part of where one’s neck is placed called?
- In what country has chewing gum been banned since 1992?
- Scotty Moore played guitar on several early hits for what famous 20th-century rock-and-roll star?
This Week’s Answers:
- David Fincher. Now he’s better known for having directed movies like Gone Girl and The Social Network.
- Frank. Lenny Abrahamson directed the 2014 dark comedy.
- The lunette. Guillotines were machines used to decapitate criminals and prisoners in France, especially during the French Revolution.
- Singapore. Since 2004, restrictions have been eased and sugar-free gum has been allowed, but littering with gum is still subject to strict fines.
- Elvis Presley. The two were thrown together in a recording session in 1954, but eventually stopped playing together because of disagreements over money.
Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”