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07/13/21 Grif.Net – In the News (and Answers from Monday’s Quiz)

07/13/21 Grif.Net – In the News (and Answers from Monday’s Quiz)

[Following =
some stories/headlines in the news]

>>A stock boy at the =
store fought off a would-be robber with only his labelling gun.  =
Police are now looking for a man with a price on his =
head.

 

>>Forecas=
ter in Wisconsin predicts non-stop weather all day =
Tuesday.

 

>>Seems =
like nothing is made in America any longer. Bought a TV and it said =
“Built in Antenna” and I don’t even know where that =
country is.

 

>>If it =
seems like you always see more people walking INTO Walmart than OUT of =
Walmart, don’t ask questions. Just remember, their meat is =
cheap.

 

>>In =
religious news, members of a local church voted to continue the Baptist =
style of worship service, hands down.

 

>>State =
fears that our state population will double by 2040, saying babies are =
to blame.

 

>>Man =
accused of killing his lawyer receives new =
attorney.

 

>>Missipp=
i’s literacy program shows improvement.

 

***ANSWERS =
FROM MONDAY QUIZ***

 

1. Modern =
actress Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra ditched her long name to fit a =
marquee

MEG =
RYAN

 

2. Robert =
James Richie liked grits

KID =
ROCK

 

3. =
Professional Athlete Terry Jean Bollette

HULK =
HOGAN

 

4. Natalie =
Herschlag used her mother’s maiden name in =
show-business

NATALIE =
PORTMAN

 

5. Swedish =
early film star Luvisa Gustafsson

GRETA =
GARBO

 

6. Stefani =
Joanne Angelina Germanotta sold 27 million =
albums

LADY =
GAGA

 

7. =
“Delicate and kind” Dana Elain Owens changed to a name =
reflecting her temperament

QUEEN =
LATIFAH

 

8. Amethyst =
Amelia Kelly went from a jewel to a flower
IGGY =
AZALEA

 

9. Singer =
David Robert Jones didn’t want to be confused with singer Davy =
Jones so . . .

DAVID =
BOWIE

 

10. Virginia =
McMath and Frederick Austerlitz made movies =
together

FRED ASTAIRE =
& GINGER ROGERS

 

11. Albert =
Einstein flunked out of Carnegie Mellon University to take up =
comedy

AL =
BROOKS

 

12.Belarus =
produced a famous actor Issur Danielovitch Demsky who changed his name =
to enter US Navy in World War II

KIRK =
DOUGLAS

 

13. Wannabe =
actor Michael Douglas changed his name to avoid confusion with famous =
actor Michael Douglas

MICHAEL =
KEATON

 

14. Tanzanian =
singer Farrokh Bulsara

FREDDIE =
MERCURY

 

15. Offspring =
of Russian diplomats, Ilyena Lydia Vasilievna Mironov earned Oscar, =
Emmy, Golden Globe and Tony

HELEN =
MIRREN

 

16. Stevland =
Hardaway Judkins signed up for a Motown record label at age =
11

STEVIE =
WONDER

 

17. 16-year =
old Cherilyn Sarkisian sang originally under the name =
“Cleo”

CHER=

 

18. =
Hawaiian-born Peter Gene Hernandez was Filipino, Spanish, Hungarian, =
Puerto Rican and Ukrainian

BRUNO =
MARS

 

19. Leading =
man in Hollywood for decades was Archibald Leach

CARY =
GRANT

 

20. 1966 =
best-selling female vocalist was Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette =
O’Brien

DUSTY =
SPRINGFIELD

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"