Couldn’t resist a little history lesson as it’s being made these days 🙂 –BONUS points if you can then put them in order of service years!
1-Second wife is a physician; served also as senator from a state with population the size of San Francisco.
2-Fine young man from Indiana … but couldn’t spell “potato” right 🙂 .
3-He fought much bigger issues when he suddenly became president but drew a lot of flack for lifting his beagles by their ears.
4-Ooops. You’re outta here was the verdict on a crooked VP serving an “I am not a crook” president.
5-Another “suddenly President” who was the first one to be impeached. (Big points if you know WHY he was impeached.)
6-His daughter married the grandson of the president he served as VP.
7-Let’s hear it! He “invented the internet!”
8-War hero whose son became president (so did he).
9-The buck stopped with him.
10-Shot his political rival (and future “Broadway star”) in a duel during last year of his term as VP.
Email your answers for this week’s game to Peg@ambaa.com.
Answers to last week’s “DON’T LET THE LAST NAME FOOL YOU (Part 2)” Trivia:
Might be my name but it’s not what I do!
1-AKA Princess Leia Carrie FISHER
2-Sister half of singing duo (also played the drums), she made Bacharach’s tune a standard at every 70s wedding Karen CARPENTER
3-Starred in four movies in the franchise of outer space “encounters” with mighty scary creature Sigourney WEAVER
4-Sweet Baby James James TAYLOR (never said it had to be spelled right!)
5-His hit list is long–including You Send Me, Don’t Know Much about History, Having a Party, Chain Gang, Bring it on Home to Me Sam COOK
6-Laverne DeFazio Penny MARSHALL
7-James Augustus was better known by his “fishy” nickname while pitching for Oakland (primarily) on five World Series Championship teams Catfish HUNTER
8-Grammy-winning singer-songwriter (“Daughters” won him Best Song of the Year 2005) who owns 200 guitars and sells out concerts John MAYER
9-Tammy’s former husband, recently sued for trying to sell “Silver Solution” for coronavirus Jim BAKKER
10-Founder of what became one of the first American multi-national businesses—made possible when he created a home version of the sewing machine Isaac SINGER