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 Post subject: Decades '17 - Day 6
PostPosted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:32 pm 
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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES


This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)


COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)

Total points: 26


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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES


This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)

Saddle Shoes


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)

Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)

Bill Mlkvy was a Warrior
The Owl without a Vowel
Nobody but Melly should get this
or I will just cry fowl



COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)

Edsel

So I whipped my Edsel around (this one's for sprots)


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Joe Pesci

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Goodfellas

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)

The Four Seasons

I had no idea Pesci was involved with them, but that has to be the answer.....doesn't it?

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)

Jersey Boys

Total points: 26


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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES


This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)
Wingtips


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)
Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)
Big Bill Mlkvy, smooth and slkvy.


COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)
Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)
Joe Pesci

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)
Goodfellas

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)
The Four Seasons

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)
Jersey Boys

Total points: 26

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This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points) - Blue Suede Shoes (I won't be the only one to come up with this joke answer unless I'm the only moron who doesn't know this...)


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points) - Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller?


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)


COMING & GOING

Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points) - Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points) - The Who?

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)

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Fads & Crazes

saddle shoes

Love & Marriage

monroe & mailer

Awards & Achievements

longfellow

Coming & Going

edsel

before & after

joe pesci
goodfellas
four seasons
jersey boys


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LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points) Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller


COMING & GOING

Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points) Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points) Joe Pesci

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points) Goodfellas

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points) The Four Seasons

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points) Jersey Boys


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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES

This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)
Pedal Pusher


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)
Marilyn Monroe and Tennessee Williams

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)
Billy Manilli


COMING & GOING

Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)
Edsel

BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)
Robert De Niro

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)


Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)
Four Seasons

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)
Jersey Boys

Total points: 26

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:13 am 
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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017
I Love the 50s!

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FADS & CRAZES

This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)

Not just Elvis but generations of Catholic HS girls....

SADDLE SHOES


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)

MARILYN MONROE AND ARTHUR MILLER


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)

THE OWL WITHOUT A VOWEL.

Personal note: We see Bill Mlkvy at many Temple hoops games. He will get a kick out of being a Decades question.


COMING & GOING

Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)

The EDSEL


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

JOE PESCI

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

GOODFELLAS

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)

FOUR SEASONS

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)

JERSEY BOYS

Total points: 26


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LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)
ARTHUR MILLER & MARILYN MONROE



COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)
EDSEL


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)
JOE PESCI

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)
GOODFELLAS

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)
THE FOUR SEASONS

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)
JERSEY BOYS


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FADS & CRAZES

This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware.SADDLE SHOES (3 points)


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points) ARTHUR MILLER AND MARILYN MONROE


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points) OWL WITH NO VOWEL?


COMING & GOING

Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)EDSEL


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points) JOE PESCI

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points) GOODFELLAS

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points) THE FOUR SEASONS

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points) JERSEY BOYS


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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES


This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)
Penny Loafers

LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)
Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)
Bill 'The Drill' Mlkvy

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Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)
Edsel

BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)
Joe Pesci

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)
Goodfellas

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)
The Four Seasons

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)
Jersey Boys

Total points: 26


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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES


This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)

Wingtips


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)

Marilyn Monroe/Arthur Miller


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)

The Man From Nantucket



COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)

Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Joe Pesci


Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Goodfellas


Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)

The Four Seasons


Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)

Jersey Boys. Loved that show.


Total points: 26

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This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)
Saddle shoes

A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)
Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)
Edsel

When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)
Four Seasons
Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)
Jersey Boys

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This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points) Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points) Buy a Vowel?


COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points) Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points) The Four Seasons

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points) Jersey Boys

Total points: 26


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FADS & CRAZES

This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points) Penny Loafers


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points) Arthur Miller & Marilyn Monroe


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)


COMING & GOING

Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points) Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points) Joe Pesci

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points) Goodfellas

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points) Four Seasons

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points) Jersey Boys

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FADS & CRAZES

This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points) Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)


COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points) Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)
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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES

This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points)


saddle shoes


LOVE & MARRIAGE


1956

A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points)


Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller



AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)

The Owl without a Vowel



COMING & GOING

Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future", that came and went very quickly. (3 points)

Edsel

BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)

Joe Pesci
Goodfellas
The Four Seasons
Jersey Boys


Total points: 23


Points;

panic ~~ 26 Perfect!
melly ~~ 26 Perfect!
earl ~~ 26 Perfect!


esto ~~ 19
tbone ~~ 19
tangredi ~~ 19
jarnon ~~ 19
krox ~~ 19
frogman ~~ 19
triviawayne ~~ 18
catfish ~~ 16
elwood ~~ 13
BiT ~~ 9
Bob#s ~~ 7
lb ~~ 7


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Decades '17 - Day 6
October 9, 2017

I Love the 50s!


FADS & CRAZES


This low-heeled, casual Oxford shoe was characterized by a plain toe and distinctive, decorative panel placed mid foot. Elvis Presley wore them in Jailhouse Rock.

Name the famous footware. (3 points) Blue Suede Shoes


LOVE & MARRIAGE

1956
A popular actress's marriage to a playwright (both civil and Jewish ceremonies) prompted the headline "Egghead Weds Hourglass" in Variety. It was over three years later.

Name the couple. (4 points) Somebody and Marilyn Monroe.


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Bill Mlkvy was a consensus "First-team All-American" basketball player from Temple University in 1951 before joining the army and becoming a successful dentist.

What was Bill Mlkvy's "poetic" nickname? (4 points)


COMING & GOING


Ford introduced it's "car of the future" under a new brand and amid considerable publicity on September 4, 1957. Models of this new brand included Citation, Corsair, Pacer, Ranger, Bermuda, Villager and Roundup. Unfortunately, these cars turned out to be unattractive, overpriced, and overhyped. Ford announced the end of the program on November 19, 1959 and the very name of the brand became a popular symbol for a commercial failure.

Name this famous failure, the so-called "car of the future," that came and went very quickly. (3 points) Edsel


BEFORE & AFTER

1950s/1990s
When this actor was 16, he introduced his friend Tommy DeVito to a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, which led to the formation of a popular band. Later, this actor would win an Oscar portraying a character (coincidentally) named Tommy DeVito. Even later, he would appear as a character in the play and movie based on the history of the band.

P.S. He also introduced this band at their Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Name the actor. (3 points)

Name the movie for which he won his Oscar. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 1: Name the band. (3 points)

Recycled Wheelhouse Bonus 2: Name the play/movie about them. (3 points)

Total points: 26

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