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    reveal's Daily Trivia 5.13.19

    1) What superhero did British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, of the BBC's Sherlock fame, play in a 2016 movie? Answered

    Cumberbatch played the titular character in Doctor Strange. Strange is a neurosurgeon-turned-mystic who first appeared in Marvel comic books in 1963.


    2) Lady Gaga's 2011 song "The Edge of Glory" features a saxophone solo from what legendary saxophonist? Answered

    Clarence Clemmons, aka the Big Man, who was best known for his work in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.


    3) In Greek mythology, who was the mother of Artemis and Apollo? Answered

    Leto, goddess of motherhood. She was a lover of Zeus, who fathered her children.


    4) Who was the only person in the Corps of Discovery to perish on the Lewis and Clark expedition to the uncharted American West? Answered

    Sergeant Charles Floyd. Medical historians believe he died of a ruptured appendix. A 100-foot monument to Floyd can be found in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    1. Dr Strange

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    2. Sonny Rollins? At least he's not dead yet.
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    2 - The Bag man, Clarence Clemons. He was in Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band.

    4 - I don't remember his name anymore, but there were 35 men who went on the mission and the Sergeant died of appendicitis.
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    3) Leto.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrMaxperson View Post
    1. Dr Strange
    Quote Originally Posted by nail bunny View Post
    2 - The Bag man, Clarence Clemons. He was in Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band.

    4 - I don't remember his name anymore, but there were 35 men who went on the mission and the Sergeant died of appendicitis.
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    3) Leto.
    Correct on 1, 2, and 3 and close enough on 4!

    1) Cumberbatch played the titular character in Doctor Strange. Strange is a neurosurgeon-turned-mystic who first appeared in Marvel comic books in 1963.
    2) Clarence Clemmons, aka the Big Man, who was best known for his work in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band.
    3) Leto, goddess of motherhood. She was a lover of Zeus, who fathered her children.
    4) Sergeant Charles Floyd. Medical historians believe he died of a ruptured appendix. A 100-foot monument to Floyd can be found in Sioux City, Iowa.
    If you participate in my Daily Trivia thread, do not look for the answer elsewhere and post it.

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    212-254-5900 (phone)
    212-254-8098 (fax)
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