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Trivia Question for March 31, 2016 – Cisco kid

Many of us remember the show the Cisco kid. Duncan Renaldo played Cisco and Leo Carrillo play Pancho the trusted side kick.

Question:

How old was Leo Carrillo when he began playing the part of Pancho on the show?
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Trivia Question for August 27 2015 – Addresses of Classic TV Families

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QUESTION:

Most of us watch TV and enjoy “visiting” the homes of our favorite television characters each week. Tonight, for a Trivia Question, I’m going to give you a street address and your job is to tell me what TV family lives at that address. I’ll give you guys 3 guesses and if no one gets it right by the 3rd guess, I’ll give you the answer and move on to another address.

OK, here we go:

  1. 301 Cobblestone Way, Bedrock, 70777
  2. 518 Crestview Drive, Beverly Hills
  3. 129 West 81st Street, Apartment %A, New York, NY
  4. 742 Evergreen Terrace, Springfield, USA
  5. Venus 1234, Sky Pad Apartments, Orbit City
  6. 704 Hauser Street, Queens, NY
  7. Southfork Ranch, Braddock County, Texas
  8. 211 Pine Street, Mayfield, USA
  9. 322 Maple Road, Mayberry, NC
  10. 2311 North Los Robles Drive, Apartment 4A Pasadena, CA
  11. 4222 Clinton Way
  12. 623 E. 86th, Apartment 3-B, New York, NY
  13. 1313 Mockingbird Lane, Camelot, NJ
  14. 565 North Clinton Drive, Milwaukee, WI
  15. 9674 Jeopardy Lane, Chicago, IL
  16. 31 Spooner Street, Quahog, Rhode Island
  17. 001 Cemetery Lane, Greenbrier

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Trivia Question June 25, 2015 – Color Television

Early RCA Color TVOn this date in history, June 25, 1951, CBS broadcast the very first commercial color TV program. Unfortunately, nearly no one could watch it on their black-and-white televisions. This first color program was a variety show called, “Premiere.” The show featured such celebrities as Ed Sullivan, Garry Moore, and Arthur Godfrey.

 

Despite early successes with color programming, the adoption to color television was a slow one.

QUESTION:

In what year did the American public finally start purchasing more color TV sets than black-and-white ones?

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