In the early 20th century, peanut butter was more haute cuisine than suburban staple. Snooty establishments like New York’s Vanity Fair Tea Room served up peanut-butter-and-watercress sandwiches, and the cookbooks of the day endorsed plenty of PB pairings, including pimentos and chili.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was created by former Wall Street Journal co-founder Charles Dow in 1896. Dow picked 12 important companies from a variety of industries ranging from the U.S. Leather Company to the American Sugar Company. The only company still on the list today is General Electric.
Four years after a disappointing third-place finish in the 1988 Olympics, the U.S. sent the pros to Barcelona. The Dream Team sleep-dribbled to the Gold Medal, winning by an average of 43.8 points. Coach Chuck Daly didn't use a single timeout. Sixteen years later, can you name the twelve players on the roster? Last names will do. You've got two 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.)