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What happens if you are selected for the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
You need to pay $30,000. A fee ($30,000 in 2012) is collected to pay for the creation and installation of the star, as well as general maintenance of the Walk of Fame. The fee is usually paid by the nominating organization (fan club, film studio, etc.).
Who was the centerfold of the first issue of Playboy magazine in 1953?
Marylin Monroe was both on the cover and as the centerfold, although the pictures used originally was taken for a calendar rather than for Playboy. Copies of the first issue in mint to near mint condition sold for over $5,000 in 2002.
Who was driving the famed zebra carriage in London?
Walter Rotschild. The 2nd Baron of Rothschild was a keen zoologist. He owned the largest zoological collection ever amassed by a private individual: 2,250,000 butterflies, 300,000 bird skins, 30,000 beetles, as well as thousands of specimens of other animals. He sponsored many explorers and scientists, hence many animal species are today named after him. In his will, he donated the collection to the British Museum. It was the greatest accession which that institution has ever received.
What is Brian May, the guitarist and songwriter of Queen, good at?
Astrophysics. Brian May studied Mathematics and Physics at Imperial College London, graduating with B.Sc. degree with honours. He earned a PhD in astrophysics from Imperial College in 2007 and is the 4th and current Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University.
What did Tom Cruise train to be before he became an actor?
Priest. In his early life, he attended a Franciscan seminary in Cincinnati and aspired to become a Catholic priest. In 1990, He became involved with Scientology through his first wife, Mimi Rogers. Since then, he has been an outspoken advocate for the Church of Scientology.
Who married Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis Presley's daughter?
Michael Jackson. She had four husbands so far, including Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage.
Which country did Conchita Wurst represent at the Eurovision contest?
Austria. Wurst's entry gained high scores from Western European countries as well as some in the East, such as Georgia and Ukraine. However, the levels of support for Wurst varied across Europe: on average she received 4.4 points out of 12 from the post-Soviet states (excluding the Baltic states), 6 points from the other three ex-socialist states, and 10.5 points from Western Europe, Scandinavia, Greece, and Israel.
Which band created the song "Take on Me"?
A-ha. "Take On Me" is a song by Norwegian synthpop band A-ha, first released in 1984. The self-composed original version was produced by Tony Mansfield, and remixed by John Ratcliff. The video won six awards and was nominated for two others at the 1986 MTV Video Music Awards.