Friday, October 12th, 2012 by KC Counts
Posted in Swap or Stop
It’s FlyAway Friday again – 2 airline tickets anywhere in the U.S.
Times we’ll play today: 8:45, 11:45 and 5:45
Click for one of today’s questions…
On this day in 1492, this Italian born explorer, sailing for Spain, reached land in the present day Bahamas. Name him.
Fearless Felix Baumgartner is planning to freefall 23 miles from the edge of space and hopes to land safely in or around this New Mexico municipality. Name this city.
George Herman Ruth is one of the greatest baseball stars of all time. He was known variously as the “Bambino” and the “Sultan of Swat”; but his most famous one word nickname was what?
A. Babe (missed)
It was 15 years ago today this New Mexico born singer died in a plane crash. He named himself after the capital of Colorado. Who was he?
A. John Denver
How many stripes are there on the “Stars and Stripes”
This New Mexico town was once known as Anapra but latert named itself after a nearby racetrack. What is this town know as today?
A. Sunland Park
John A. Sanchez holds high elected office in New Mexico. What is his position in the state government?
A. Lt. Governor (Stopped) (won a 1.7 cu.ft. mini refrigerator/freezer)
It is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31st during which children dress is costumes and beg for treats. What is the holiday called?
How many pounds are there in one U.S. ton?
This wildly popular movie released in 2008 starred Kristin Stewart and Robert Pattinson. It can be described in one sentence. “A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire.” Name the movie.
Originally designed for the army in the 40s, this vehicle was first designated “for general purpose.” What did the vehicle come to be known as?
One time New Mexico governor, Lew Wallace, wrote a famous novel set in Ancient Rome. Name the novel.
A. Ben Hur (winner!)