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Actor Jimmy Stewart was a colonel in the Air Force, and was later promoted to Brigadier General as a member of the Air Force Reserves.

Actor Jimmy Stewart was a colonel in the Air Force, and was later promoted to Brigadier General as a member of the Air Force Reserves.

Not a single witch was burned at the stake after being convicted in the Salem witch trials. (Most were hanged.)

Not a single witch was burned at the stake after being convicted in the Salem witch trials. (Most were hanged.)

Elmo Wright of the Kansas City Chiefs became the first NFL player to perform an “end zone dance” when he ran in place, pumping his arms and legs, after catching a touchdown pass on November 18<sup>th</sup>, 1973.

Elmo Wright of the Kansas City Chiefs became the first NFL player to perform an “end zone dance” when he ran in place, pumping his arms and legs, after catching a touchdown pass on November 18th, 1973.

The first bumper stickers appeared prior to World War II and usually promoted political candidates. At that time, they weren’t adhesive-backed; they were affixed to the car bumper with wire.

The first bumper stickers appeared prior to World War II and usually promoted political candidates. At that time, they weren’t adhesive-backed; they were affixed to the car bumper with wire.

Sixty miles per hour is the maximum speed limit throughout Hawaii. It's the only U.S. state with a statewide limit under 65.

Sixty miles per hour is the maximum speed limit throughout Hawaii. It's the only U.S. state with a statewide limit under 65.

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Calvin Coolidge's Vice President, Charles Gates Dawes, was also a songwriter. In 1951, a tune he’d composed called “Melody in A Major” became a number one pop hit.

Calvin Coolidge's Vice President, Charles Gates Dawes, was also a songwriter. In 1951, a tune he’d composed called “Melody in A Major” became a number one pop hit.

New Hampshire is the only U.S. state that does not lawfully require drivers to wear safety belts while operating a motor vehicle.

New Hampshire is the only U.S. state that does not lawfully require drivers to wear safety belts while operating a motor vehicle.

How did Curious George get to America? In the original book, George was captured in Africa by The Man With the Yellow Hat&mdash; by means of his yellow hat.

How did Curious George get to America? In the original book, George was captured in Africa by The Man With the Yellow Hat— by means of his yellow hat.

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Where Did Arnold Say It: On Screen or In Office?

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When Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor of California, he sometimes sounded like he was acting in a summer blockbuster. In this quiz, we'll give you 10 quotes.

In this quiz, we'll give you 10 quotes. Can you tell if he said them in a movie or in his political career (including on the campaign trail)?

Almost every amateur pianist can play “Heart and Soul.” However, what they might not know is that the melody was written by Hoagy Carmichael, who also penned such classics as “Stardust” and “Georgia on My Mind.”

Almost every amateur pianist can play “Heart and Soul.” However, what they might not know is that the melody was written by Hoagy Carmichael, who also penned such classics as “Stardust” and “Georgia on My Mind.”

5 Questions: JUDGES

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Although oil is known as "black gold," it isn't black to begin with. When it spurts from the ground, the crude stuff is most often dark green.

Although oil is known as "black gold," it isn't black to begin with. When it spurts from the ground, the crude stuff is most often dark green.

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