A New Abbreviated Tuesday Show!
We’ll start off with a random trivia question: What is the largest city named after a U.S. President?
Today is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, International Color Day, International Day of Forests, World Down Syndrome Day, World Poetry Day and World Puppetry Day. It’s Independence Day in Namibia, and Human Rights Day in South Africa.
It’s unofficially National Flower Day, National Teenager Day, and National French Bread Day.
It’s the birthday of former Mexican president Benito Juarez, who was born in 1806; musician and minister Solomon Burke, who was born in 1940; and actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell, who is 55.
Now, we’ll spin the wheel to pick a year at random.
This week in 1967, the top song in the U.S. was “Happy Together” by The Turtles.
The No. 1 movie was “In Like Flint,” while the novel “The Arrangement” by Elia Kazan topped the New York Times Bestsellers list.
Now for our weekly question: How much per acre did the United States pay for Alaska in 1867?
Submit your answer at triviapeople.com/test and we’ll add the name of the person with the first correct answer to our winner’s wall … at triviapeople.com. We’ll have the correct answer on Friday’s episode.