Trivia Tuesday: 5 New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day”

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:

  1. “Stonewall” Jackson’s nickname is well known, but what was his real first name?
  2. What new game was not selling well until Johnny Carson played it with Eva Gabor on The Tonight Show in 1966?
  3. Name the group that won the Eurovision song contest in 1974, one of the contest’s biggest success stories.
  4. Who were the Windsor Beauties?
  5. Name the basketball team that a young businessman named Abe Saperstein founded in 1926 in Chicago.

This Week’s Answers:

  1. Thomas. He didn’t earn his nickname until the First Battle of Bull Run in 1861.
  2. Twister. Sales shot up after that bit of publicity.
  3. ABBA, providing Sweden’s first win. They performed a song called “Waterloo.”
  4. Beautiful and powerful women who were in the court of King Charles II of England and whose portraits hang together in London’s Hampton Court Palace.
  5. The Harlem Globetrotters. They were originally called the Savoy Big Five.

Source: Workman Publishing / “Page-A-Day”


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