Friday, May 24 Confusingly, there are two countries at the United Nations called Congo, both of them named for the Congo River, which in turn was named for the Kongo River. At one time, they were distinguished by their capitals, which happen to be across the Congo …Read more. Thursday, May 23 In addition to being a notoriously voiced singer, Neil Young also loves model trains, so much so that he tried to take over Lionel Trains. He even invented a control system so that his disabled son could play with the trains as well, by remote …Read more. Wednesday, May 22 Paul Julian worked behind the scenes at Warner Brothers, painting the backgrounds of the cartoons. He was particularly known for doing urban scenes. But his other claim to almost-fame is that he voiced the Roadrunner. It was an easy gig, since the …Read more. Tuesday, May 21 Polo and jai alai share a particular rule that few other sports would even consider. No left-handed players are allowed. In jai alai, this is because of the three-walled court, which requires bounces off the sidewall, a touch move if you're a …Read more.more articles
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Tim Harper was a campus reporter for the Drake University Times-Delphic in Iowa, when he broke the biggest story of his career on Sept. 17, 1969. Except that none of it was true. That year, Paul McCartney was out of the public eye, as he mulled the pending dissolution of the Beatles. Rumors spread that he had died. Soon, fans were finding "evidence" in the band's album cover art and lyrics, particularly on the newly released "Abbey Road" album. Ironically, Paul McCartney has a 50/50 shot of becoming the last living Beatle.
In 2006, fans erected a 15-foot statue of Shakira in Barranquilla, where she grew up.
D) Puerto Rico
Previous answer: Julie Andrews played the male and female roles in "Victor/Victoria."
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