- American film director and producer Steven Spielberg gets his last name from his descent from Hungarian Jews living in 17th-century Spielberg.
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... his official website featured a difficult Beatles trivia quiz - devised by Deezen himself - with a $100 prize for anyone who could answer all the questions correctly ... As of May 2011, Deezen is a contributing writer for trivia magazine mental_floss, where most of his articles pertain to facts on The Beatles and their members ... As of July of 2012, he also writes for the trivia website TodayIFoundOut.com ...
... American Top 40, Kasem would often include trivia facts about songs he played and artists whose work he showcased ... Frequently, he would mention a trivia fact about an unnamed singer before a commercial break, and then provide the name of the singer after returning from the break this ...
... The Great Midwest Trivia Contest, or Midwest Trivia Contest, is held each year in Appleton, Wisconsin, broadcast over Lawrence University's radio station, WLFM ... It has a claim as the longest-running college bowl trivia contest ... Beginning with Trivia XLI in 2006, the contest went to a webcast-only format after WLFM ceased FM broadcasting ...
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“The most refined skills of color printing, the intricate techniques of wide-angle photography, provide us pictures of trivia bigger and more real than life. We forget that we see trivia and notice only that the reproduction is so good. Man fulfils his dream and by photographic magic produces a precise image of the Grand Canyon. The result is not that he adores nature or beauty the more. Instead he adores his cameraand himself.”
—Daniel J. Boorstin (b. 1914)
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