Saturday, May 18 In 2008, Abby Elliott joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live." This made her the first cast member to be a child of a previous cast member. Yup. The show has been on that long. Her father is Chris Elliott, who had been on the show in 1994-…Read more. Friday, May 17 The most Twitter-friendly song to ever hit the Billboard Top 10 was "One" by U2, which requires just five characters for the act and song title. (Or six characters, if you count the space between them.) The song was inspired by the …Read more. Thursday, May 16 In the ancient world, the Chaldeans were a Babylonian people who established an empire of their own, from 626 B.C. to 539 B.C., after overthrowing the Assyrians. Deeply traditional, they brought back elements of the even more ancient Sumerian Empire.…Read more. Wednesday, May 15 You'd think gravity would be gravity. But Canada's Hudson Bay region actually has lower gravity than the rest of the earth. The Laurentide Ice Sheet left such a heavy thumbprint on the Earth's surface that there is less mass there. The lower gravity …Read more.more articles
RELEASE: FEBRUARY 14, 2012
Today we look at the unhappy history of celebrity stalkers. Robert Bardo became obsessed with young actor Rebecca Schaeffer. He hired a private investigator to find out where she lived and shot her to death, leading the LAPD to set up a Threat Management Unit to deal with stalkers. Bardo was inspired by Arthur Jackson, a stalker who used DMV records to find Theresa Saldana, whom he stabbed repeatedly. The story also ends badly for stalkers. Margaret Ray stalked David Letterman for years before lying down in front of a train in Colorado in 1997.
What state's Office of Homeland Security adopted as its top priority not loose nukes or lone wolves but instead "stressing the dependence on Almighty God"?
Previous answer: WKRP is in Cincinnati, just like the TV show, although, ironically, reruns of "WKRP in Cincinnati" aired on WGN America at the time.
TRIVIA FANS: Send the trivia questions you've always wanted answered, or original TriviaBits ideas of your own, with your full name and hometown, to Paul Paquet at email@example.com or visit him online at www.triviahalloffame.com.
Paul Paquet has been writing trivia since the early 1990s, and has written roughly 100,000 questions.
COPYRIGHT 2012 PAUL PAQUET
DISTRIBUTED BY CREATORS.COM