Riddle of the Day

Riddle of the Day

Daybreak Riddle Archive

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Thursday, August 17

ON THIS DATE... in 1978... Double Eagle II became the first what to cross the Atlantic Ocean?

Answer: ?

Wednesday, August 16

ON THIS DATE... in 1954... The first issue of what magazine was published?

Answer: Sports Illustrated

Tuesday, August 15

ON THIS DATE... IN 1965... What band played at Shea Stadium in New York? This first major rock concert only had a few hundred watts of sound and the band didn't have monitors to hear each other and they could barely be heard over the 60,000 screaming fans.

Answer: The Beatles

Monday, August 14

ON THIS DATE... in 1975... What movie opened at the USA Theatre in Los Angeles and became the longest-running release in film history?

Answer: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Friday, August 11

ON THIS DATE... in 1929... Babe Ruth became the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at what stadium?

Answer: League Park in Cleveland, OH 

Thursday, August 10

ON THIS DATE... in 1984... Which movie, starring Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen, became the first-ever PG-13 movie to be released in theaters?

Answer: "Red Dawn"

Wednesday, August 9

ON THIS DATE... in 1930... Betty Boop made her debut in what animated cartoon series?

Answer: Dizzy Dishes

Tuesday, August 8

ON THIS DATE... in 1974... President Richard Nixon made a huge announcement in a nationwide television address. What did he say?

Answer: That he was resigning as President

Monday, August 7

ON THIS DATE... in 1909... Alice Huyler Ramsey and 3 other women became the first women to complete a transcontinental automobile trip from New York to San Francisco. How many days did the trip take?

Answer: 59

Friday, August 4

ON THIS DATE... in 1958... The Billboard Hot 100 is published for the first time. The first #1 song on the Hot 100 was what?

Answer: “Poor Little Fool” by Ricky Nelson

Thursday, August 3

ON THIS DATE... in 1936... Jesse Owens won the 100 meter dash, beating 'the world's fastest man' at the Berlin Olympics. Who was that man?

Answer: Ralph Metcalfe

Wednesday, August 2

ON THIS DATE... in 1870... Tower Subway, the first underground tube railway, opened. What city did it open in?

Answer: London, England

Tuesday, August 1

ON THIS DATE... in 1981... The MTV network debuted on cable television, actually playing music videos 24 hours a day. What was the first video shown?

Answer: “Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles

Monday, July 31

ON THIS DATE... in 2006... Which world leader handed over power to his brother, Raul?

Answer: Fidel Castro

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