March 28, 2017: Trivia Minute Update

On this date in 1979, the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania suffered a partial core meltdown.

What is the name of the river in which Three Mile Island is located?

We’ll have the answer later in the show.

Today is Teachers’ Day in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and Serfs Emancipation Day in Tibet.

It’s unofficially National Hot Tub Day, National Children’s Picture Book Day, and National Something on a Stick Day.

It’s the birthday of musician Reba McEntire, who is 62; actor Vince Vaughn, who is 47; and musician Lady Gaga, who is 31.

Now, we’ll spin the wheel to pick a year at random.

This week in 1963, the top song in the U.S. was “He’s So Fine” by The Chiffons.

The No. 1 movie was “How the West was Won,” while “Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters” by J.D. Salinger topped the New York Times Bestsellers list.

Weekly question: When did Pan Am go out of business?

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.

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Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Mile_Island_accident

https://www.checkiday.com/3/28/2017

http://www.biography.com/people/groups/born-on-march-28

http://www.bobborst.com/popculture/numberonesongs/?chart=us&m=3&d=28&y=1960&o=

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_1963_box_office_number-one_films_in_the_United_States

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_New_York_Times_Fiction_Best_Sellers_of_1963

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