It was on January 23, 1718, after purchasing the land, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, decreed Vaduz and Schellenberg united and elevated the new territory to Fürstentum (principality) with the name “Liechtenstein” in honor of Anton Florian of Liechtenstein. Liechtenstein became a sovereign member state of the Holy Roman Empire, although not a single Prince of Liechtenstein never went to visit their principality until almost 100 years after its formation.
Which principality that survives to this day was created by Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI in 1718?
“Are you asleep?” is the one question no living person can truthfully say “Yes” to . . . can you?
What question can no living person answer “Yes” to truthfully and legitimately?
The fourth Rice Krispies’ character was named “POW”, intended to represent the explosive nutritional value of the popular breakfast cereal.
There is a long-lost additional member of the Snap,Crackle and Pop group. . . can you name the character?
In the critically acclaimed motion picture, All About Eve, which received 14 Academy Award nominations, including the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1951, Bette Davis, in the role of Margo Channing, spoke the words: “Fasten your seat belts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” To this day, All About Eve is the only film in Oscar history to have received nominations for 4 female actors (Bette Davis and Ann Baxter as Best Actress, Celeste Holm and Thelma Ritter as Best Supporting Actress), although none took home the Academy Award for their performances.
Who said “Fasten your seat belts. It’s going to be a bumpy night”?
Hint: It wasn’t Captain Kirk!
The famous “Heisman pose” is based on Ed Smith, the former New York University running back, who modeled for the Heisman Trophy’s sculptor.
In 1934, who did the sculptor of the Heisman Trophy ask to strike the now famous “Heisman pose”?