Daily Trivia: 6/26/12

Question: In what movie did Sam Jones play a New York Jets football star who finds himself trying to save Earth?


Last Question: On which of the following record labels was “Thriller” released?

A. Jive Records
B. Epic Records
C. Arista Records
D. Motown Records

Answer: B. Epic Records

The legendary Thriller album was released by Epic Records in 1982, and turned the music world on its head. The album won Michael Jackson a record-breaking eight Grammy Awards in 1984, including Album of the Year. That same year, Jackson won eight American Music Awards, the Special Award of Merit and three MTV Video Music Awards. Thriller was recognized as the world’s best-selling album on February 7, 1984, when it was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records. It is one of only three albums to remain in the top ten of the Billboard 200 for a full year, and spent 37 weeks at number one out of the 80 consecutive weeks it was in the top ten. The album was also the first of three to have seven Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles, and was the only album to be the best-seller of two years (1983–1984) in the US.

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