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. Virginia Woolf’s stepgrandfather, or more accurately, her father’s father-in-law from another marriage, was a writer too. What was his name?
  2. Name the actor whose home includes his very own Benihana-style restaurant.
  3. What is the name of the song Megan Draper (Jessica Paré) performed in the first episode of season 5 of Mad Men?
  4. What game was once banned in the Soviet Union because it was said to promote capitalism?
  5. Who was the first person to play Ronald McDonald in a television commercial?

This Week’s Answers:

  1. William Makepeace Thackeray, author of the novel Vanity Fair.
  2. Tyrese Gibson. He calls it Gibsihana.
  3. “Zou Bisou Bisou.” The Gillian Gills song came out as a single in 1960.
  4. Monopoly. It was also banned in other Communist countries like Cuba.
  5. Willard Scott, who would later appear on The Today Show. Ronald McDonald looked quite different in his 1963 TV debut than he does today.

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


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