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Saturday 11-9-2013 Assortment

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Knock, knock.
Who’s there?
Juneau who?
Juneau how long I’ve been waiting out here?
What 1930 sports feat was dubbed the Impregnable Quadrilateral?

Golf great Bobby Jones’s never-duplicated triumph—winning all four major golf championships in the same calendar year. Grand Slam, a more lasting term used to describe Jones’s achievement, was borrowed from bridge.
This Day In TV

Facts about Sesame Street, which debuted November 10, 1969

* Grover was originally green.

* Muppet game-show host Guy Smiley’s “real” name is Bernie Liederkrantz.

* Big Bird is a 98-inch golden condor and has 6,000 feathers (turkey feathers, dyed yellow).

* Most frequent “sponsor”: the letter B (210 episodes).

* The Count, born on October 9, 1830653 B.C., is roughly two million years old.
First time the word vampire was used on the vampire show Dark Shadows: 410th episode.
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