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Trivia Challenge – November

AnswerAtari

Thursday – This company had game consoles with a 2600 and a 5200 in their names.

Wednesday – Al Alcorn was their first design engineer.

Tuesday – In 1972 this company presented Pong as an arcade game and by 1974 there was a home version.

Monday – This company’s name is a term in the game “go” which means a state where a stone or group of stones is imminently in danger of being taken by one’s opponent.

Trivia Challenge – October

AnswerJohn Jay

Thursday – He wrote five of The Federalist Papers.

Wednesday – On this date in 1798, this man was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
Tuesday – He was a leader of the Federalist Party and governor of New York.
Monday – This man was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Did you know . . . by Sydney

11/21/16 – Staff can play basketball in the Matterhorn at Disneyland.

9/26/16 – P.L. Travers, the writer of Mary Poppins, did not like any of the songs for the movie Mary Poppins except “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.”  If they did not have that song she would have probably backed out of the movie deal.

Did you know . . . by Andrew

11/14/16 – The Illinois results for the vote for president were 55.4% for Hillary Clinton, 39.4% for Donald Trump, 3.8% for Gary Johnson, and 1.4% for Jill Stein.  The Jersey County results were Donald Trump 71%, Hillary Clinton 25%, Gary Johnson 4%, and Jill Stein 1%.

9/19/16 –  May 29th is put your pillow in a fridge day.