This month marks the 59th anniversary of the Peanuts strip. The first decade featured three characters who were eventually dropped. They're included in this quiz, as are 12 others who became the main Peanuts. How many can you recall in two minutes? [Hint: Rerun and the Little Red Haired Girl are not part of the main 15.]
Political types are gearing up for a big slate of races in November. There are 37 Senate seats up for grabs between terms ending and a number of senators retiring and dying. How many of the either outgoing or at-risk senators (anybody whose seat is up for grabs) can you name? Last names are all you need.
Now that the lockout is over, it's time for fans to start preparing for the season. There was a lot of movement in the coaching ranks during the off-season. How many of the current 32 head coaches (as of August 8, 2011) can you name in 5 minutes?
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.)