Saturday, September 03, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

On Sept. 3, 1967, the final show was telecast of the original What’s My Line. Who was the host of that show? A: John Charles Daly. The show lasted 17 years on CBS-TV.
In the United States popcorn is a favorite snack. What is the favorite snack of Japanise movie patrons? A: iwashi senbei (dried sardines)
What group first proclaimed that "Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay?" A: Danny and the Juniors in February 1958.
Which U.S. President signed the bill designating the first Monday in September as Labor Day? A: Grover Cleveland (1884). The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, probably organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing a "Labor Day" on one day or another, and a bill to establish a federal holiday was passed by Congress in 1894.

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