Taking a Break — The Show Will Return!

To my listeners: I hope you’ve noticed there has been a lack of “Trivia Minute” podcasts lately. I have quite a few exciting and positive things going on in my life right now, so I’ve had to put the podcast on the back burner until things settle down (likely sometime this autumn). My promise: The show will return, so please […]

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Trivia Minute Update: May 5, 2017

We’ll start off with a question: What nation did Mexican forces defeat in the Battle of Puebla, which is marked by Cinco de Mayo celebrations? We’ll have the answer later in the show. Today is Cinco de Mayo, which is celebrated more in the United States than it is in Mexico. It’s also Children’s Day in Japan and South Korea […]

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Trivia Minute Update: May 4, 2017

We’ll start off with a question: What was the only crime gangster Al Capone was ever convicted of? We’ll have the answer later in the show. Today is International Firefighters Day, Youth Day in Fiji, and Restoration of Independence Day in Latvia. It’s unofficially Star Wars Day, National Day of Prayer and National Orange Juice Day. It’s the birthday of […]

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Trivia Minute Update: May 3, 2017

We’ll start off with a question: Who was the owner of the Dodgers when they moved from Brooklyn to Los Angeles? We’ll have the answer later in the show. Today is World Press Freedom Day, Constitution Day in Poland, and Constitution Memorial Day in Japan. It’s Public Radio Day, Wordsmith Day, and National Raspberry Popover Day. It’s the birthday of […]

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Trivia Minute Update: May 2, 2017

We’ll start off with a question: The maiden flight of the De Havilland Comet, the first jet airliner, traveled between which two cities? We’ll have the answer later in the show. Today is Flag Day in Poland, National Education Day in Indonesia, and Teachers’ Day in Iran. It’s unofficially National Play Your Ukulele Day, International Scurvy Awareness Day and World […]

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Trivia Minute Update: May 1, 2017

Our T-shirt giveaway came to an end on Sunday. We only had one entry from Doug Barbeau, who wins a Trivia Minute T-Shirt. Thanks, Doug. We’ll start off with a question: Which two of the contiguous 48 states are not served by Amtrak rail service? Today is Constitution Day in Argentina, Latvia and the Marshall Islands. It’s International Workers’ Day, […]

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Trivia Minute Update: April 28, 2017

Today’s trivia question: Who was the captain of the HMS Bounty? Today is International Workplace Safety Day, National Heroes Day in Barbados, and National Day of Mourning in Canada. It’s unofficially National Cubicle Day, National Superhero Day, and National Blueberry Pie Day. It’s the birthday of author Harper Lee, who was born in 1926; Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, who is […]

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Trivia Minute Update: April 26, 2017

We’ll start off with a trivia question: Tanzania was formed from the merger of what two countries? We’ll have the answer later in the show. Today is World Intellectual Property Day. It’s unofficially Administrative Professionals Day, Audubon Day and Hug an Australian Day. It’s the birthday of architect I.M. Pei, who is 100; actress Carol Burnett, who is 84; and […]

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Trivia Minute Update: April 25, 2017

We’ll start off with a trivia question: What is the name of the canal and lock system that connects the North American Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean? We’ll have the answer in the show. Today is World Malaria Day, Flag Day in Swaziland, and Liberation Day in Italy. It’s unofficially National Plumber’s Day, National Telephone Day, and Hairstylists Appreciation […]

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Trivia Minute Update: April 21, 2017

We’ll start off with a trivia question: What city hosted the most recent World’s Fair held in the United States? We’ll have the answer later in the show. Today is Civil Service Day in India, National Tree Planting Day in Kenya, and Day of Self-Government in Russia. It’s unofficially Big Words Day, Kindergarten Day, and Keep Off the Grass Day. […]

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