#1. Lesley Gore sang the hit 60s song "It's My Hairdo".
#2. Frank Sinatra died at age 42 in May of 1998.
#3. Michael Jordan played only 18 games in the 1985-86 season due to migraines.
#4. Michelle Kwan said, "I didn't lose the gold, I won the silver" after the 1998 Olympics.
#5. The Mamas & the Papas had the hit 60s song "Friday, Friday".
#6. Jessica Rabbit was an animated character in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit".
#7. The summer Olympic Games, like the winter Olympic Games, are held every four years.
#8. Paul McCartney was arrested in 1980 for marijuana possession & was in prison for ten days and released.
#9. Botticelli's "Birth of Venus" features a goddess floating in the ocean on a dolphin.
#10. The "torso" is the backside of a page in a book.
#11. Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar is a rapper known professionally as Cardi B.
#12. The Art Deco movement lasted from 1925 until the 1940s.
#13. In 1969, the world's largest airplane, the Boeing 747, made its first-ever commercial flight.
#14. The cartoon strip "Garfield" was started in 1950 by Charles Schultz.
#15. Arthur C. Clarke's most famous work was the novel "Star Wars".
#16. The Cotton Gin helped spark the Renaissance Era.
#17. The Swedish translation of "The Great Gatsby" was titled "A Man Without Scruples".
#18. Children's poet Shel Silverstein also wrote lyrics for the pop songs "Sylvia's Mother" and "Cover of the Rolling Stone".
#19. Polenta is a popular dish in and around Venice and in Northern Italy.
#20. The NYSE acquired its first traded securities in 1792.
#21. A group of cacti is more than one cactus.
#22. Pompeii was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
#23. A synonym of lummox is a klutz.
#24. Champagne takes its name from the Champagne region of Australia.
#25. Soy sauce is a fermented sauce made from soybeans, roasted grain, water, and salt.
#26. A Tequila Sunrise is a non-alcoholic cocktail of ginger ale, grenadine syrup and orange juice garnished with maraschino cherry and lemon.
#27. Prima Donna is Italian for "first lady".
#28. Bibliographies list the sources of endnotes and footnotes.
#29. Chanel No. 5 is a perfume created by Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel.
#30. Sportswear manufacturer Nike is known as "the three-stripe company".
#31. The plural form of "bus" is "buses," not "busses".
#32. The U.S. flag has a blue background where the stars are located.
#33. If a country has a positive balance of trade, it is also known as a trade deficit.
#34. The Scoville Scale measures the sugar in a pepper.
#35. Einstein came to the U.S. in 1932 to teach at Princeton University.
#36. AAPL is the stock symbol for Amazon.
#37. Traditional pesto is made with cilantro, parmesan cheese, olive oil, and finely minced garlic.
#38. In "The Twelve Days of Christmas", the gift was 3 French maids on the third day.
#39. Kale is peppery lettuce called "garden rocket" in the UK.
#40. Appearance blanching enhances the color of some vegetables.
#41. Kylie Jenner was named Forbes's youngest billionaire in 2020.
#42. Pyramid schemes are a legal form of investment in the United States.
#43. Twelve is the minimum number of dogs in an Iditarod sled team.
#44. Facebook announced in 2019 that it had plans to launch a new digital currency called Scorpio.
#45. The term "haute couture" is Spanish for "high sewing" or "high dressmaking".
#46. Blancpain is the oldest shoemaking brand in the world.
#47. Famous high-end fashion house Versace is headquartered in Paris, France.
#48. The third position is the first ballet stance with one foot in front of the other.
#49. Apricots are sometimes known as alligator pears or butter fruit.
#50. Souvlakia is a Greek fast food consisting of pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer.
#51. Arabica coffee beans contain less caffeine and are of lower quality than other coffee beans.
#52. Al Dente means to the teeth, as the pasta should be soft when you bite it.
#53. Charles Lewis Tiffany was the founder of Tiffany & Co.
#54. Red Stripe beer was originally brewed in Hawaii by the Desnoes and Geddes Company.
#55. The earliest soda pop made in the U.S. was Vernor's Ginger Ale, created in Detroit, Michigan in 1866.
#56. In January 1968, it cost 6 cents per 1 oz. to mail a letter in the USA.
#57. Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne, and Steve Wozniak co-founded Microsoft in 1976.
#58. Charms Candy Company was sold to Tootsie Roll Industries.
#59. Stripe is an online payment processor for internet businesses.
#60. "Burgoo" is a meat stew traditionally served at the Kentucky Derby.
#61. Gold was first discovered in Saudi Arabia in 1938.
#62. In opera, an oratorio is a large musical composition with a choir, orchestra, and soloists.
#63. The word "oval" is derived from the Latin word for egg, "ovus".
#64. AmazonBasics is a private label that offers home goods, office supplies, and tech accessories.
#65. Boxty is an Irish pancake made mainly of raw grated potatoes mixed with some cooked mash potatoes.
#66. Walt Disney and his brother, Roy, founded the Walt Disney Company in 1823.
#67. "The Most Interesting Man in the World" commercials are advertisements for Coors Light beer.
#68. ForEx stands for "foreign exchange currency market".
#69. The "hoodie" came about in the 1930s.
#70. The Mid-Atlantic states are Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
#71. The shores of the Galapagos Islands contain black lava rock.
#72. Most of Pennsylvania's resorts are located in the Pocono Mountains.
#73. Robert Fulton developed the first jet ski.
#74. The Hindenburg Zeppelin airship was 8 feet in length.
#75. U.S. President John F. Kennedy established the Boy Scouts by means of his Peace Corps Act.
#76. The art movement known as Surrealism produced mostly pictures of cats.
#77. Al Gore was the 45th Vice President of the United States, serving in the Clinton Administration from 1993 to 2001.
#78. Rosa Parks was the first African American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard.
#79. The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Barbara Westheimer.
#80. Albert Einstein discovered the Theory of Proximity between space and time.
#81. Kennedy was the only President of the United States in the twentieth century to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize.
#82. Lewis and Martin began their expedition to map the northwest United States in 1804.
#83. Mardi Gras, French for "Fat Tuesday", is traditionally a holiday for dressing-up and masks.
#84. General Motors invented fluorescent lighting in 1939.
#85. Vincent Van Gogh's earliest self-portrait is a sketch dating back to 1886.
#86. J. B. Bickerstaff invented the ball-point pen in 1938.
#87. Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle" first appeared in print in 1819.
#88. James Bond investigates the theft of a Space Shuttle in the novelization by Christopher Wood of the James Bond film "Moonraker".
#89. Winston Churchill received the Nobel Prize in Literature.
#90. Glass cannot be recycled and used again safely.
#91. Male crabs are known as bobbies.
#92. An "EEG" is a test that shows the activity of the heart.
#93. A square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not always a square.
#94. The addictive chemical in cigarettes is arsenic.
#95. The feathers of an arrow are called fletchings.
#96. A speed of one knot covers one nautical mile.
#97. The first Space Shuttle launched in 1981 when Columbia made its maiden voyage.
#98. Stomach "growling" is the result of the muscle contractions of peristalsis.
#99. Both the female and male walrus have tusks.
#100. Tokyo, Japan, has a larger population than London, England.