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Which rock star famously bit the head off of a bat while performing on stage?

Which rock star famously bit the head off of a bat while performing on stage? -Keith Richards -Steven Tyler -Ozzy Osbourne -Jimi Hendrix Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne, also known as The Prince of Darkness, is an English vocalist, songwriter, actor and reality television star who rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Wikipedia Born: 3 December 1948 (age 69 years), Aston, Birmingham, United Kingdom Children: Kelly Osbourne, Jack Osbourne, Aimee Osbourne, Jessica Starshine Osbourne, Louis Osbourne, Elliot Kingsley

Which rock group took its name from a song by blues great Muddy Waters?

Which rock group took its name from a song by blues great Muddy Waters? -The Beatles -Led Zeppelin -Grateful Dead -The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones Answer: McKinley Morganfield, known professionally as Muddy Waters, was a blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues". Muddy’s influence changed the face of the blues and shaped the genre, which would become known as Rock and Roll. The Rolling Stones named themselves after Muddy’s 1950 song "Rollin' Stone”. There is also another song named after the Muddy Waters' song, namely Bob Dylan's hit single “Like a Rolling Stone”. Rolling Stone magazine even took its name from the same song. The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first stable line-up consisted of Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, and Ian Stewart. Stewart was removed from the official line-up in 1963 but continued as a touring member until his …

Where is the busiest passenger airport in the United States?

Where is the busiest passenger airport in the United States? -Los Angeles (LAX) -Chicago O'Hare (ORD) -Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) -Atlanta (ATL) Atlanta (ATL) Answer: Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is an international airport located 7 miles south of Atlanta's central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is named after former Atlanta mayors William B. Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the busiest airport in the world with 104 million passengers in 2017. Reasons for its popularity include its geographic location and its status as a connection hub. The Atlanta Airport is also a hub for Delta Airlines, one of the largest airlines in the United States. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield, or Hartsfield–Jackson, is an international airport located 7 miles south of Atlanta's central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is n…

Larry David is actually related to what politician he plays on “SNL”? Bernie Sanders

Larry David is actually related to what politician he plays on “SNL”? -Bernie Sanders -Rudy Giuliani -Donald Trump -George W. Bush Bernie Sanders Bernard Sanders is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007. Wikipedia Born: 8 September 1941 (age 77 years), Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States Height: 1.83 m Office: Senator (VT) since 2007 Spouse: Jane O'Meara Sanders (m. 1988), Deborah Shiling (m. 1964–1966) Education: University of Chicago (1964), Brooklyn College, James Madison High School

What was the first balloon to ever take part in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

What was the first balloon to ever take part in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? -Snoopy -Uncle Sam -Felix the Cat -Mickey Mouse Felix the Cat Answer: Felix the Cat was a star of the silent film era and had a comic strip in newspapers around the nation when he made his Thanksgiving Day Parade debut in 1927, the first year the event featured cartoon character balloons. Without a plan to deflate this massive balloon, NYC parade organizers simply let Felix fly off into the sky. Unfortunately, the Felix the Cat balloon got caught in some telephone wires and caught fire. In 2016, after a nearly 90 year hiatus, Felix made a triumphant return to the parade. Mickey Mouse did not join the parade until 1934. Snoopy and Uncle Sam also came along in later years. Felix the Cat Cartoon character Felix the Cat is a funny-animal cartoon character created in the silent film era. The anthropomorphic black cat with his black body, white eyes, and giant grin, coupled with the surrealism of the ..…

What were the first words spoken by Thomas Edison when he made the first recording of the human voice?

What were the first words spoken by Thomas Edison when he made the first recording of the human voice?
-"One, Two, Three, Four"
-"Mr. Watson, come here, I need you"
-"Mary had a little lamb"
-"Can you hear me now"

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Answer: On this day in 1877, Thomas A. Edison unveiled his invention of the phonograph, a way to record and play back sound. Edison stumbled on one of his greatest inventions–the phonograph–while working on a way to record telephone communication at his laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey. His work led him to experiment with a stylus on a tinfoil cylinder, which, to his surprise, played back the words he had recorded, “Mary had a little lamb”. Public demonstrations of the phonograph made the inventor world famous, and he was dubbed the “Wizard of Menlo Park.”

"Mary Had a Little Lamb" is an English language nursery rhyme of nineteenth-century American origin. It has a R…

A torch, an oak branch, and an olive branch are featured on the back of which coin?

A torch, an oak branch, and an olive branch are featured on the back of which coin?
-Penny
-Nickel
-Dime
-Quarter

Answer: Dime

Answer: The front (obverse) of the dime pictures a left-facing profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the only four-term President of the United States of America. The reverse boasts an olive branch, a torch, and an oak branch, from left to right respectively. According to the U.S. Mint, the torch is a symbol of liberty, the olive branch is a symbol of peace, and the oak branch is a symbol of strength and independence. The Roosevelt dime has been minted since 1946, when it replaced the Liberty Head dime. As of 2011, the dime coin cost 5.65 cents to produce.

Dime United States coin The dime, in U.S. usage, is a ten-cent coin, one tenth of a United States dollar, labeled formally as "one dime". The denomination was first authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792. Wikipedia Value: 0.10 U.S. dollar Composition: 91.67% Cu; 8.33% Ni Years of minting: 1796–present Dia…