Daily Trivia – 1/19/11

Question: What group scored top-10 hits with Lady (You Bring Me Up), Oh No, and Nightshift?

Last Question: What actress, two months younger than Bea Arthur, played her mom on The Golden Girls?

Answer: Estelle Getty

Estelle Getty’s most famous role was Sophia on The Golden Girls. She also “won” a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress in Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot in 1992.
Estelle Getty (July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008) was actually younger than Bea Arthur (May 13, 1922 – April 25, 2009), even though she played her mother. Getty died of natural causes just before her 85th birthday. She had been suffering from Lewy body dementia. Bea Arthur passed away on April 25, 2009, losing her battle with cancer, and Rue McClanahan just died on June 3, 2010 after suffering a stroke. Betty White is the last remaining Golden Girl.

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