DEC 3
FUN FACTS
DEC 4

100

1964 

The animated TV special ______________ debuts on CBS, with Burl Ives as the voice of Sam the Snowman. The special is based on a 1949 song, and has become a perennial favorite.


100

North Korea and _______ are the only places you can't buy Coca-Cola.


200

1979 

Before this group's concert at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, 11 people are trampled to death and dozens are injured in a rush to enter the arena. Like many concerts of the day, there are no reserved seats, a practice known as "festival seating."

The Who


200

More people visit ___________ than any other country.

FRANCE

300

1984

Toxic gas leaks from a Union Carbide plant and results in the deaths of thousands in Bhopal,____.


300

____________ is the world's most earthquake-prone country.  

JAPAN

400

1989

Presidents George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev announce the official end to the _____War at a meeting in Malta.


400

What was the first capital of the United States?

NY, NY

500

1992

A test engineer for Sema Group sends the world's first _____________, using a personal computer and the Vodafone network.

text message

500

What happened to the people in Salem who were convicted of witchcraft? (how were they executed?)


600

1818

_______________ becomes the 21st state.

HINT: Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs, White Sox, Fire


600

This POTUS gave an 84-minute speech after getting shot in the chest


700

1967 

1st human _______ transplant performed in South Africa by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky


700

_____________________  is thought to be the most popular name in the world.

Muhammad

800

1586 Sir Thomas Herriot introduced this MAJOR food source to England from Colombia.

800

In 1892, almost 700,000 dozen pineapples were exported from the Bahamas. Which island in the Bahamas was the primary pineapple producer?