6:50 Trivia

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Pat & Lanette present 6:50 Trivia each weekday morning. The first caller at 321-0098 with the correct answer wins. You can win once every 30 days and must be 18 or older.

Here are some previous questions and answers:

  • What do actors Art Carney, Jack Lemon and Tony Randall have in common? They each portrayed Felix from “The Odd Couple”:  Carney on Broadway, Lemon in the movie, Randall on TV
  • U2 is Ireland’s all-time top selling music act.  Name another in the top 5. (Any one of these) Enya, Van Morrison, Cranberries and Corrs.
  • Barbie’s friend is Midge.  Her boyfriend is Ken.  What’s the name of Ken’s friend? Alan
  • What 1980s song mentions the travel destinations of Papeete, Avalon and the Marquesas Islands? “Southern Cross” by Crosby, Stills and Nash
  • Who starred in the movie “Three Amigos?” Steve Martin, Martin Short and Chevy Chase
  • True or false?  “Theme from S.W.A.T.” was the first TV theme to become a #1 hit song? True
  • At the 1974 Academy Awards, David Niven was interrupted by what? A streaker!
  • What did Native Americans introduce to the Pilgrims at a feast in February of 1630? Popcorn
  • What band was originally known as “The Missing Links” and then “The Big Thing?” Chicago
  • Only a half dozen soundtrack albums have sold more than “Grease.”  Name one:  Titanic, Dirty Dancing, Forrest Gump, Purple Rain, Saturday Night Fever or The Bodyguard
  • Wayne’s World is the top grossing movie based on characters from Saturday Night Live.  What movie ranks second? The Blues Brothers
  • Which Queen song did not reach #1?  Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody OR Another One Bites The Dust? (One answer.) Bohemian Rhapsody
  • In 1988, Vice President George Bush argued with who on live network television? Dan Rather
  • What Stevie Nicks song was left off “Rumours” in 1977 but became a hit from “The Dance” in 1997? Silver Springs
  • In 2000, America had over 2 million of these. Now there are less than 500,000, and they’re disappearing quickly. What is it? A public payphone
  • Which fictional hero first appeared on radio in 1933 and has a classical piece of music as his theme? The Lone Ranger, introduced by the William Tell Overture
  • Which California band had a country rock sound in the first half of the 1970s, switching to a new lead singer and sound in the second half of the 70s? The Doobie Brothers 
  • Which President warned America about the “military industrial complex?” Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Name a Rod Stewart song that reached #1 in the 70s. (There are three.) Maggie May, Tonight’s the Night, Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?
  • Name a state that grows more Christmas trees than Wisconsin. (There are four.) Oregon, North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania
  • Who was the first host of The Price Is RightBill Cullen
  • Only two Broadway shows have had more consecutive performances than The Lion King. Name one: Phantom of the Opera and Chicago
  • This couple met in 1971 after he performed at Carnegie Hall. They married in 1972, sang several hits together in the 70s, and divorced in 1983. Who are they? Carly Simon and James Taylor
  • What song was a hit for Little Eva, Grand Funk, and Kylie Minogue? “The Loco-Motion”
  • When President Bill Clinton was reelected in 1996, it was the first time a Democrat had won consecutive terms since when? Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944
  • What is the name of the third baseman the classic Abbott and Costello routine “Who’s on First?” “I Don’t Know”
  • What was the name of the boat in JawsOrca
  • The words “neat, sweet, petite” were in the opening theme to what TV show? The Addams Family
  • Who had a 1980s album called What’s New, that was filled with pop standards from decades before? Linda Ronstadt
  • America sings, “Oz never did give nothin’ to the tin man.” What’s the next line? “That he didn’t, didn’t already have.”
  • English author A.A. Milne wrote the book in the 1920s. Kenny Loggins wrote about the characters in a 1970s song. What was the story? Winnie the Pooh
  • What African American child debuted in the Peanuts comic strip in 1968? Franklin
  • Each member of this 70s/80s supergroup had solo hits, with the exception of the two people the band was named after. Name the band: Fleetwood Mac
  • In the movie Sully, which airline do the pilots work for? US Airways
  • Who won the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy series four times during the 1990s? Helen Hunt, for Mad About You
  • In 1664, the Dutch gave the British the land that is now New York City. What was it called then? New Amsterdam
  • Who was the first American Idol? Kelly Clarkson
  • What pop song mentions biology, geography, and algebra? “What a Wonderful World”
  • “Off we go into the wild blue yonder” is the first line of the “Air Force Song.” What is the next line? “Climbing high into the sun”
  • What 70s song mentions New York, London, Paris, and Munich? “Pop Muzik” by M
  • What 70s song contains the lyric, “Turn up the old Victrola, gonna dance the night away”? “Dim All the Lights” by Donna Summer
  • Microsoft paid $3 million to use which 80s song in its advertising for Windows 95: “Start Me Up” by the Rolling Stones
  • Elvis Presley has the most #1 songs for a solo male recording artist (18). Which female artist also has 18? Mariah Carey