Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Did You Know?



Good Afternoon,

Well, here we are two days before
the Big Day and we have the last
installment of Christmas Trivia. There
is a little bit of everything today.

For instance:

There are many names for the "gift
bringer" in different countries:

US----Santa Claus
Austria---St. Nick or Christkind
Belgium---Pere Noel
Brazil---Papa Noel
China---Dun Che Lao Ren
France---Pere Noel
Hungary----Mikulas
Italy---Baba Natale
United Kindom---Father Christmas

Popular toys:

1968---Hot Wheels
1978---Hungry, Hungry Hippos
1980---Rubik's Cube
1981---Smurfs
1985---Care Bears
1990---Teenage Mutant Nija Turtles
1998---Furbies
2007--Apple i-Touch
What does that say about toys?

Tree Facts:

There are 15,000 growers of Christmas
trees in the US.

Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states

Oregon harvests more trees than any other
state.

There are three trees planted for each
one cut down.

Cities with Christmas names:

Christmas, FL---they maintain a fully
decorated tree year round.

Bethlehem, PA---in known as
"Christmas City."

Now for some questions---

1. When did "How The Grinch Stole
Christmas" debut?  (animated version)

a.  1964
b.  1968
c,  1966
d.  1970

2.  What holiday was the song
"Jingle Bells" written for?

a.  Christmas
b.  Thanksgiving
c.  New Years Day

3.  How many seconds do the Rockettes
have to change their costumes during their
Christmas shows?

a.  50
b.  78
c.  60

4.  Which is seen more during the holiday season?

a.  Home Alone
b.  It's A Wonderful Life
c.  A Christmas Story

5.  What dow a pickle hidden in a tree signify?

a.  Love
b.  Prosperity
c.  Good Luck
d.  None of the above

There you have it Christmas Triva 2014,
I'm glad that you have enjoyed these posts
they have been alot of fun for me.
Today's information came off the Music Choice
channels we have on cable. One never knows
what the will learn form the TV.

Oh, I bet you think I forgot the answers to
the questions. Ha! ha! nope.  :)

Answers:

1.  1968
2.  Thanksgiving
3.  78
4.  "It's A Wonderful Life"
5.   Good Luck

~Keep on Dreaming~

4 comments:

  1. I have certainly enjoyed all of this trivia.....You have done a great job!! Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas!!

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  2. Thanks so much!

    Merry Christmas to you and yours!!

    M : )

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  3. Great fun trivia! Funny with Jingle Bells---Thanksgiving. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  4. Who would have thought that.

    Thanks!

    M : )

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