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Saturday 10-12-2013 Assortment

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Gino.
Gino who?
Gino body ever asked me that before!
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What was the official name of the Niña, one of the three ships that sailed to the Americas with Christopher Columbus in 1492?

The Santa Clara. It was common for ships at the time to have both an official religious name and a nickname, which sometimes was the feminine form of its owner’s name. That was the case with the Santa Clara, whose owner was Juan Niño of Moguer. The feminine form of his name is Niña.
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RECORD BREAKERS

LONGEST PORTRAYAL OF A SINGLE ROLE (IN PRIME TIME):
Starring as Sheriff Matt Dillon, James Arness is the only cast member who stayed with Gunsmoke for its entire 20-year run.

LONGEST PORTRAYAL OF A SINGLE ROLE (ALL TIME):
Helen Wagner began playing Nancy Hughes McClosky on the CBS soap As the World Turns in 1956, and continued playing her for 54 years, until shortly before her death in 2010.
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The Jeopardy! “thinking music” is called “Time, for Tony.”
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PEGGYO 10/12/2013 5:23PM

    thanks

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TWEETYKC00 10/12/2013 4:26PM

    cool, thanks

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GAYLE-G-63 10/12/2013 12:35PM

    Interesting fact about the Jeopardy music. I didn't know it had a title! =)

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OVERACTIVEELBOW 10/12/2013 12:14PM

    Wow, two shows I actually used to watch..
Thanks for sharing.

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NANCYRUBIO 10/12/2013 12:06PM

    Interesting

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PDSLIM 10/12/2013 11:37AM

    Great

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SLACHETKA103145 10/12/2013 9:10AM

    emoticon post! Really enjoyed...and smiled!

Jean

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MAGGIE101857 10/12/2013 8:46AM

    Interesting tidbits for a Saturday morning!

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