Monday, November 26, 2007

Answers to last week's Secret Theme rounds

Ray's Happy Birthday Bar:

The theme was Beverly Hills 90210.

1) What comedian was born John Elroy Sanford in 1922? Redd Foxx / Fox network
2) What annual national competition has been sponsored by Scripps Newspapers since 1941? The National Spelling Bee / The Spelling family
3) According to the Bible/Torah, who was Moses' nabi, or spokesman? Aaron / Aaron Spelling
4) What American singer-songwriter, who has sold over 12 million albums, uses her birth surname but an adopted first name, her actual first and middle names being Myra Ellen? Tori Amos / Tori Spelling

5) What American country singer has sold several million albums since 2001 via an exclusive distribution deal with Wal-Mart? Garth Brooks (see & hear "Friends with Low Wages"!) / Jennie Garth

6) What early 20th century British tennis player's clothing line has supplied skinheads with their shirt of choice for decades? Fred Perry / Luke Perry

7) At 161 miles, what is the longest river in Ireland? The River Shannon / Shannen Doherty

8) What '90s sitcom took place at radio station WZUP in Detroit? Martin / Martin family

9) Who has hosted TV's America's Most Wanted since 1988? John Walsh / Walsh family

10) By what name did we know the American opera singer born Belle Miriam Silverman? Beverly Sills

Dirty Frank's: The theme was words used to describe cuts of meat.

1) What 1970 box office bomb by Michelangelo Antonioni depicted the American countercultural scene with a cast of unknown actors? Zabriskie Point / point

2) Depending on who you ask, what mid-'60s item was first designed by either Mary Quant or André Courrèges? The mini-skirt / skirt

3) In what 1998 movie did Kris Kristofferson play Abraham Whistler? Blade / blade

4) In Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea, what injury did the old fisherman have faith Joe DiMaggio could play through? Heel spurs / heel

5) In which Washington DC neighborhood will you find George Washington University and the Watergate complex? Foggy Bottom / bottom

6) What American painter, known for his giant photorealist portraits, continued painting following a stroke? Chuck Close / chuck

7) What 1992 song by Wreckx N Effect was kept out of the #1 position on the US pop charts by Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You"? "Rump Shaker" / rump

8) What British satirical magazine has been published every two weeks since 1961? Private Eye / eye

9) What oil giant was founded in 1907 by the merger of a Dutch and a British oil company? Royal Dutch Shell / shell

10) What building at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio is said to contain the wreckage of the 1947 Roswell UFO crash? The building's name is also the title of a 1990 song by Megadeth and a 1980 UFO conspiracy movie. Hangar 18 / hangar steak

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