Feb 20, 2018
Today is the 14th day of competition at the 23rd Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Here are a few things you might not have known about these Olympics and the Olympic Winter Games in general.
Our question: This was not the first time North and South Korea marched together during the opening ceremony. What other years, and in what cities did the Koreans march as one?
Today is World Day of Social Justice, Wednesday is National Sticky Buns Day, Thursday is National Margarita Day, Friday is Diesel Engine Day, Saturday is International Sword Swallowers Day, and Sunday is National Clam Chowder Day
Today is the birthday of actor Sidney Poitier, who is 91; and singer Kurt Cobain, who would have been 51. Singer Nina Simone would have turned 85 on Wednesday, which is also the 78th birthday of U.S. Representative and civil rights activist John Lewis. Thursday is the birthday of George Washington, who was born in 1732. Friday is the birthday of educator and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois, who was born in 1868. Sunday would have been the 75th birthday of musician George Harrison.
Now, we’ll spin the wheel to pick a year at random.
This week in 1980, the top song in the U.S. was “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen.
The No. 1 movie of 1980 was “The Empire Strikes Back,” while the novel “Princess Daisy” by Judith Krantz topped the New York Times Bestsellers list this week.
Now for the answer to last week’s question, which was: What is the current initiation fee and annual dues for Club 33 at Disneyland?
The answer is a reported $50,000 initiation fee and $15,000 yearly dues, although Disney doesn’t publicize either of those numbers.
The first listener with a correct answer was Jim Cardillo.
This week’s question: Which two Winter Olympic events debuted at the Summer Olympics?
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