The Trivia Hound


756. U.S., Feb. 1955

Jim got #755!



Who's this?


| posted by John, 7:46 AM | 3 comments |

755. At the Movies, 1955

Jim cracked #754!


1955 will be a busy year! Before we leave India, let's take in a movie. (Foreign film)


| posted by John, 6:46 PM | 1 comments |

Welcome to



Born this year: Rowan Atkinson, Kevin Costner, Arsenio Hall, Jeff Daniels, Kelsey Grammar, Gary Sinise, Bruce Willis, Michael Rooker, Kane Hodder (Jason Voorhees), Kate Mulgrew, Debra Winger, Bill Paxton, Chow Yun-Fat, Dana Carvey, David Alan Grier, Billy Bob Thornton, Whoopi Goldberg, Steven Culp (West Wing), Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle).
| posted by John, 6:17 PM | 0 comments |

754. India, 1954

#753 was a forgotten film!


Here's a pretty obscure one... trouble with the babysitter!



| posted by John, 4:55 PM | 3 comments |

753. Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1954

Jim got #752!


Poor choice in a Halloween costume...


| posted by John, 6:47 PM | 1 comments |

752. New York, 1954

Jim got #751!


He could'a been somebody.

| posted by John, 5:33 PM | 3 comments |

751. Rorschach test, 1954

Nora & Jim got #750!


An easy one for your Saturday...


| posted by John, 11:16 AM | 3 comments |

750. Indiana, Sep. 1954

Nora & DesiLinguist got #749!


At the game...



| posted by John, 7:21 PM | 2 comments |

749. At the Movies, Aug. 1954

Jim got #748!


This injured photographer spends his days spying on his neighbors. How pathetic is that?


| posted by John, 1:25 PM | 4 comments |

748. Memphis, July 1954

Jim got #747!


This is not a movie and I know you all know who he is! BUT here's the question: What was the first Elvis hit?


| posted by John, 9:29 PM | 2 comments |

747. At the Movies, 1954

Jim got #746!


Unfortunately, S.C. Johnson won't be introducing Raid for a couple more years!




| posted by John, 10:30 AM | 2 comments |

746. Hollywood, 1954

Jim got #745!


On screen he's a swashbuckling hero; off screen he's, well, a drunk...



| posted by John, 10:21 AM | 2 comments |

745. Indianapolis, 1954

Nora & Jim got #744!


Now that he's back from Korea, this vet is working on his "inner-directed" philosophical side.


| posted by John, 1:42 PM | 2 comments |

744. Baltimore, 1954

Jim still dominates the '50s!


Looks like the era of greasy hair has begun...

| posted by John, 7:09 PM | 2 comments |

743. Florida, 1954

Jim got #742!


Let's begin our tour of 1954 in Jim's part of the country with this friendly cowboy...

| posted by John, 3:30 PM | 2 comments |

Welcome to

This was a busy year! Born in 1954: Oprah Winfrey, Christie Brinkley, Matt Groening, John Travolta, Ron Howard, Robert Carradine, Jackie Chan, John Schneider & Catherine Bach, Dennis Quaid, Ellen Barkin, Rick Moranis, Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Spector, David Keith, James Belushi, Freddie Prinze, Scott Backula, Denzel Washington, and Tanya Roberts!

| posted by John, 8:01 PM | 2 comments |

742. Wellesley, 1953

Jim got #741!


One more before we move on to 1954...

| posted by John, 7:53 PM | 11 comments |

741. Indiana, 1953

Jim got #740!


This prof is famous. And notorious.

| posted by John, 3:20 PM | 2 comments |

740. New York, 1953

#739 was a forgotten film!


In New York...

| posted by John, 12:45 PM | 4 comments |

739. At the Movies, 1953

Jim & DesiLinguist got #738! (Same timestamp = a tie!)


Illegal aliens were a problem in the '50s...

| posted by John, 10:26 PM | 2 comments |

738. At the Movies, July 1953

Jim got #737!


Gold diggers!


| posted by John, 6:32 PM | 6 comments |

737. Korea, 1953

Nora, DesiLinguist & Jim got #736!


We're still in Korea. Note the battle-hardened, smiling troops with super-clean uniforms...

| posted by John, 6:52 PM | 2 comments |

736. Korea, 1953

Jim dominates the '50s!


There's talk that the war may end soon...

| posted by John, 11:15 AM | 4 comments |

735. U.S., Mar. 1953

Jim got #734!



Who's this?



| posted by John, 9:01 AM | 1 comments |

734. Ireland, 1953

Nora & Amy got #733!



Here's our second peek at the world of 1953.


| posted by John, 3:07 PM | 4 comments |

733. California, 1953

Jim got #732!



In the City of Angels...



| posted by John, 9:39 AM | 3 comments |

Welcome to


Born this year: Alfred Molina, Barry Sonnenfeld, Pierce Brosnan, Denny Elfman, Tim Allen, Tony Shaloub, Jeff Goldblum, Kate Capshaw, Kim Basinger, John Malcovich and Bill Pullman!

| posted by John, 12:00 AM | 0 comments |