It took George Eastman, the inventor of Kodak film, four years to come up with a name for his product. He worked with his mother on it, and had a few rules for what he wanted: something short, something impossible to mispronounce, something unique, and something that included his favorite letter, K.
No celebration of the 1980s would be complete without discussing the Back to the Future franchise—the trilogy that made a generation of kids crave hoverboards, roof-hinged car doors and Huey Lewis cassette tapes. Turn the time circuits on and see how well you remember Hill Valley, circa 1985. (And 1955. And 2015. And 1885.)
They have been characterized as rock, country, alt-country, Tex-Mex, folk, R&B and blues. Whatever you call the, Los Lobos has been making music for three and a half decades. How well do you know these rockers for east LA? Take this quiz and find out.
For those of you in the Birmingham, AL area, this quiz is part of our Smart Car Giveaway. You'll find out where the smart® car is hiding at the end of the quiz.
Dozens of movies with one-word titles have become hits. Exactly 10 feature films with one-word titles beginning with the letter "T" have managed to break the $100 million plateau at the U.S. box office. How many of these 10 can you name in ten minutes? A hint? Two of them are from the 1980s, three from the 1990s, and the rest from the 2000s. The timer begins when you key in your first entry. Good luck!
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)