Monday, December 9 A vet named Pete Hodgson was known in New Zealand as one of the pit bulls of the Labour Party. Outside New Zealand, though, he is known for being appointed "Minister of the Rings" to promote the fact that "The Lord of the Rings" …Read more. Saturday, December 7 In 1541, on the Yucatan Peninsula, a Franciscan monk named Diego de Landa burned all the Mayan books he could find, except for a few codices written in hieroglyphs on bark paper. This was part of an inquisition to suppress traditional religious …Read more. Friday, December 6 Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer for "A Thousand Acres," a book that reworked Shakespeare's "King Lear" as the story of an aging farmer who divides his land among three daughters: Ginny, Rose and Caroline. These names parallel …Read more. Thursday, December 5 Norm MacDonald anchored the fake news on "Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update." But his brother, Neil, actually is a reporter in Canada, and is currently the Washington, D.C., correspondent for The National, the flagship news program on …Read more.more articles
RELEASE: FEBRUARY 16, 2012
British post-punk group Joy Division's music wasn't especially joyful. And the origin of the name is even less so. As the story goes, the Nazis plucked the prettiest women from concentration camps and employed them in brothels for preferred soldiers. This was known (supposedly) as the Joy Division. After lead singer Ian Curtis hanged himself, the remaining members of the band reformed themselves. And to keep that Neo-Nazi theme going, they became New Order.
In the Hitchcock movie "Rebecca," who plays Rebecca?
A) Olivia De Havilland
B) Joan Fontaine
D) Vivien Leigh
Previous answer: Brooke Shields played Hannah Montana's mom.
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